The School District Of Philadelphia

Family and Community Resources

Would you like to find chess classes for your child? Do you need information on issues of immigration? Are you looking for a list of medical clinics with staff that speaks your language or for people who do not have health insurance? Are you searching for English classes for adults or job training? Where can you find information about cultural events hosted by one of the many community organizations in the City? A click on our map will provide you with the most up-to-date information of community organizations in Greater Philadelphia.

Family and Community Resources

Resources around the City

Find community resources for the following categories: Health, Arts & Culture, Academic Support, Advocacy & Legal Support, Immigrant Community Services, Faith-Based Organizations, and Foreign Consulates.

Welcome Wagons

Welcome Wagon provides family workshops and training to immigrant, refugee and Limited-English Proficient (LEP) parents and their children. Contact the BCA at our school to find out when the next Welcome Wagon is scheduled.

Upcoming Schedules by location:


Circles of Literacy

Circles of Literacy provide families an opportunity to engage their children at home, in activities that help them develop language and reading skills. Through the use of songs, games, tongue twisters, poems, stories, family recipes, and crafts, families can teach, preserve culture, and strengthen the link between children and adults.

Special Education

The School District of Philadelphia provides an extensive range of educational services and supports for students with special needs within our schools. For more information, click here.

Special Education Terms
Extended School Year (ESY) Services
ESY Transportation Registration