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Youth Programs from the City of Phila

Summer camps, employment and educational opportunities for Philly’s youth from K-12th grade.
www.phila.gov/YouthPrograms

Summer Learning Programs through the School District

Click on link for info about programs for summer learning and enrichment.
webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/s/summer-programs

Great Philly Schools

The mission of GreatPhillySchools is to make information accessible so parents, guardians, and students can find, compare, and demand great schools.
http://greatphillyschools.org/

 

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers is a unique organization that whose mission it is is to help school-aged kids learn the joy of writing. They offer tutoring and writing workshops. 1501 Chrsitian Street. 267.239.0899.
www.mightywriters.org

Education Law Center

Promoting fairness and quality education in the public school system, and helping families understand and enforce their legal rights, from prompt early intervention services, children whose native language is not English, and children with disabilities- 1315 Walnut Street, 4 th Floor – 215-238-6970
www.elc-pa.org

PA Partners in Public Education

Great resource for families interested in getting help with parenting and helping their child in school. Great brochures and videos.
http://www.partnerspa.org/default.aspx

Office of Multilingual Education

Office of The School District of Philadelphia that helps English Language Learners Excel. 215-400-4240
www.philasd.org/multilingual

School Distric Language Hotlines

Answers all questions related to public education
For ALL languages, click here
• Albanian* – 215 400-­8481
• Chinese* – 215 400­-8482
• French* – 215 400­-8483
• Khmer* – 215 400­-8484
• Russian* – 215 400-­8485
• Spanish – 215 400-­8489
• Vietnamese* – 215 400­-8486

ASPIRA, Inc.

The ASPIRA Association promotes the empowerment of the Puerto Rican and Latino community by developing and nurturing leadership, intellectual and cultural potential of its youth so that they may contribute their skills and dedication to the fullest development of the Puerto Rican and Latino community everywhere. Multiple programs for youth development- 4322 N. 5th-215-455-1300
www.aspira.org/

Special Education Consult Line Phila. School District

Main phone number for most issues relating to Philadelphia school system- 800-879-2301
The Special Education Consult Line handbook

Office of Specialized Services of the School District of Phila.

The Office of Specialized Services (OSS) is committed to the educational, social, physical, and emotional well being of students within the School District of Philadelphia. The OSS provides comprehensive special education, behavioral health, school health, and prevention/intervention programs. 215-400-4170
http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/s/oss