Shelter and Services for Women And Children Families People's Emergency Center

Shelter details

  • Added Apr 10, 2018 | Last Update Jun 10, 2022
  • 3902 Spring Garden Steet
       Philadelphia, PA 19104
       Open in Google Maps
  • (215) 382-7522

Mission Statement

"People's Emergency Center (PEC) nurtures families, strengthens neighborhoods, and drives change. We are committed to increasing equity and opportunity throughout our entire community. For families and youth experiencing homelessness, we offer housing, social services, access to early childhood education, and educational programs in career training, parenting, financial literacy, life skills, and technology."
- Source: Shelter and Services for Women And Children Families People's Emergency Center website


People's Emergency Center (PEC) is located in West Philadelphia. PEC's mission is to nurture families, strengthen neighborhoods and drive change. For homeless women with children and parenting youth, PEC offers more than 235 affordable housing units, job training, parenting and early childhood education, financial education and planning, life skills and technology coursework. PEC seeks to change the life trajectory for the families who seek its services and inspire them to achieve housing security and financial stability.

The PEC Community Development Corporation programs respond to community needs and build on neighborhood assets to help bridge the digital divide, expand mixed-income housing opportunities, stimulate economic growth, create wealth, and improve the quality of life for all West Philadelphia residents.

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