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Providing Homes,  Restoring Health,  Reclaiming Lives

Our Impact

500+
formerly homeless people with multiple disabilities are living independently in every neighborhood in Philadelphia
2,996
hours provided of paid transitional employment with supports for marginalized people
92%
of participants see a primary care physician at least once per year and are addressing medical issues that have been neglected for years
85%
of those who were previously chronically homeless retain their housing for more than five years
1,325
primary care appointments and 198 behavioral health visits were held in our clinic this year
3,000
households furnished by the Philadelphia Furniture Bank for individuals and families moving out of homelessness

We start by housing people directly from the streets, without precondition. Then we address their underlying issues around mental health, addiction, medical care, income, and education to help integrate and welcome them back into our community. We also provide furniture to folks moving out of homelessness from all over the city through our furniture bank.

News & Updates

Paint splatter and chair affair logo in red blue and green. "Meet our 2021 Artists"

One of our favorite parts of the Chair Affair is reviewing the artists who apply to participate. This year we had an incredible number of artists apply and our guest curator, Damon Reaves from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, had a difficult time selecting the artists who would be a part of this experience.
 

person playing mini golf

Like everyone else, Pathways participants have had to navigate challenges brought on by the COVID-19 virus. Our participants have dealt with health concerns, feelings of isolation, challenges in maintaining supports, and loss of income during the ongoing pandemic. One of our Team 7 Service Coordinators, Emily Reichner, spoke with one of our participants, Dan, regarding his experiences during the last nine months and his hopes for 2021.

Our Partners