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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
I don’t see my city?
Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
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Medical

Medical Info

 

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Bethlehem- wellness center- Mollard Hospitality Center

Chester- medical & dental- City Team

Lehigh Valley- prescription assistance, medical care- The Lehigh Conference of Churches

Philadelphia- low cost health care/insurance, prescription assistance directory- CAP4Kids

Philadelphia- medical respite- DePaul

Philadelphia- medical, dental, pharmacy- The Stephen Klein Wellness Center

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

 

National

National- CoAbode

National- Low Income Apartments

County/City

Allentown- Hispanic American Organization

Allentown- Sixth Street Shelter

Bethlehem- Mary’s Shelter

Coatesville- Community Youth and Women’s Alliance

Darby- Mothers’ Home

Germantown- Wayne Hall

Lansdale- Morningstar Maternity Home

Lehigh County- Family Promise

Lehigh County- New Bethany Ministries

Lehigh Valley- CACLV

Lehigh Valley- The Lehigh Conference of Churches

Media- Domestic Abuse Project

Norristown (for mothers with chemical dependency and their children)- Family House Norristown

Northampton County- New Bethany Ministries

Philadelphia- Dignity Housing

Philadelphia- Drueding Center

Philadelphia- Families Forward

Philadelphia (for mothers with mental illness/chemical dependency and their children)- Family House NOW

Philadelphia- Horizon House

Philadelphia- Office of Homeless Services

Philadelphia- People’s Emergency Center

Philadelphia- Project Home

Philadelphia- Women Against Abuse

Reading- Mary’s Shelter

Upper Darby- CAADC

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Chester- Kidz First Early Childhood Learning Center

Penn State University- child care subsidy program for student parents-Penn State Subsidy Program

Philadelphia- Childcare Directory- CAP4Kids

Pittsburgh- Angels’ Place Inc.

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

Homeless Assistance Program (homeless & homeless prevention)

Housing Authority

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Compensation

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

 

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

Central Pennsylvania- diaper bank directory- Healthy Steps Diaper Bank

County/City

Allegheny County- diaper bank recipients- Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

Allentown- diapers, wipes, maternity clothes, children’s clothes- (*refers for adoption//Research adoption before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- Bright Hope

Altoona- maternity & baby clothes, diapers, baby furniture- Precious Life Inc.

Bedford- maternity & baby clothes, diapers, baby furniture- Precious Life Inc.

Bethlehem- diapers, wipes, maternity clothes, children’s clothes- (*refers for adoption//Research adoption before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- Bright Hope

Bucks County- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

Cambria County- diaper bank recipients- Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

Chester- diapers, formula, baby food, car seats, cribs, etc.- City Team

Darby- baby items- Mothers’ Home

Easton-  diapers, wipes, maternity clothes, children’s clothes- (*refers for adoption// Research adoption before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- Bright Hope

Fayette County- diaper bank recipients- Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

Johnstown- maternity & baby clothes, diapers, baby furniture- Precious Life Inc.

Lehigh Valley- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

Lehigh Valley- diapers, wipes, etc.- The Lehigh Conference of Churches

Montgomery County- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

Philadelphia- baby service/items directory- CAP4Kids

Philadelphia- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

Washington County- diaper bank recipients- Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

Westmoreland County- diaper bank recipients- Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

 

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- energy assistance- PPL OnTrack Program

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

County/City

Allentown- rent assistance- Hispanic American Organization

Bethlehem- food pantry, daily meals, hygiene services, etc.- Mollard Hospitality Center

Carbon County- food pantry, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

Chester- daily meals, food pantry, furniture, clothing, etc.- City Team

Darby- household items- Mothers’ Home

Lehigh County- food bank, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

Lehigh Valley- bus passes, utility assistance, soup kitchen, etc.- The Lehigh Conference of Churches

Monroe County- food bank, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

Northampton County- food bank, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

Philadelphia- directory: food banks, utility assistance, legal services, etc. – CAP4Kids

Philadelphia- food pantry, clothing, etc.- People’s Emergency Center

Philadelphia- daily meals- Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Philadelphia- furniture, household items, clothing- The Bucks County Furniture Bank

Philadelphia- showers, laundry, etc.- The Hub of Hope

Philadelphia- food pantry, showers, etc.- The Stephen Klein Wellness Center

Philadelphia- food & clothing assistance- Whosoever Gospel Mission

Pike County- food bank, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

Upper Darby- utility & fuel assistance- CAADC

Wayne County- food bank, soup kitchen- Second Harvest Food Bank

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Pittsburgh- Angels’ Place Inc.

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Reference Here

Bureau of Child Support Enforcement

ATTN: Paternity Services Coordinator

Post Office Box 8018

Harrisburg PA 17105

(Inquiries may be faxed to 717-787-0297)

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

No consent shall be valid if it was executed prior to or within 72 hours after the birth of the child.

For a consent to an adoption executed by a birth mother, the consent is irrevocable more than 30 days after the execution of the consent.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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