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Bartram’s Garden New Spirit Community Old Flute Gets New Retired Fire Fighter

Holiday Greens Sale Church has 22nd Life at Morton Gives Back to Youth
Dec 1 Anniversary Elementary Group
Proceeds support year- Presbyterian roots in Caring restoration Outlines important rules
long preservation & Southwest go back to will enhance student for home fire safety
programs 1857 orchestra



Big City Election Vote Settles Governor’s Race Fall Festival
Overflows with


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up to $1,000 Strikingly costumed kids gather with State Rep. Joanna McClinton and parents The occasion was the 3rd Fall Festival held at The Common Place, 58th & Chester Aves.

Cars or Trucks undreds of happy and Harris the jolly afternoon featured a Health, Penn dental students are
With/ Without Title healthier children found strange combination – lots of candy involved in dental care and dental
Bad Engines or their way to the 3rd Fall and a working visit by a team of health education activities at various
Bad Transmissions Festival at The Common Place at dental students and teachers from levels throughout their four years of
58th Street and Chester Avenue Penn School of Dentistry.
up to $500 November 2. Sponsored by State According to Dr. Joan I. Gluch, FALL FESTIVAL
Cars or Trucks Reps Joanna McClinton and Jordan Professor, Clinical Community Oral CONTINUES ON PAGE 6

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Big Philly Voter Turn Out Assures Gov. Wolf & Casey Wins
ongratulations to the City’s Despite a bleak, rainy Election Day, When comparing this year’s voter On the national scene, new candi-
Democratic city committee and November 6, Philadelphia voters turnout accomplishments with the date Mary Gay Scanlon, civil rights
the hard working ward leaders turned out in significant numbers to statewide results in 2016, one can only lawyer and school board chair in
and committee persons! Congratula- assure the re-election of Gov. Tom feel shame and disgust at the fact that Wallingford-Swarthmore won with
tions as well to the city and state legis- Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey. An Pres. Trump won the state’s 20 elec- 80 percent of the vote in the newly
lator candidates like newcomer Mary estimated 51.4 percent of registered toral votes under the winner-take-all redistricted 5th Congressional Dis-
Gay Scanlon in our 5th Congressional voters cast their ballots – the largest rules. trict. One supposes that it was the
District. Rep. Scanlon herself and her proportion since 1994 (52 percent).* Trump 2,970,733 (48.2%) large turnout in the Southwest city
dedicated team spent countless hours For a bi-year (non-presidential) elec- Clinton 2,926,441 (47.5%) portion her district that provided the
going door to door to explain the is- tion, this 2018 National turnout ap- Difference 43,292 margin over Republican Pearl Kim.
sues and present her priorities – which proached the 60+ percentages one sees Gov. Wolf will again have to fight Sitting Congressmen Brendan Boyle
will gain support in Washington with in presidential years. the conservative state legislature on (2nd District) and Dwight Evens (3rd
the Democrats’ massive “flip” of House Statewide, in the battle of the two key issues of school funding, taxing District) also cruised to victory again.
seats this year. millionaire businessmen, Governor the oil and gas extractive industries, What was the Trump effect in all
Tom Wolf will succeed himself. He and rebuilding roads and bridges. this? Republican leaders say it was
VOTER TURNOUT AS PERCENTAGE contended against the very active and At least now he can count on slight significant from their standpoint, both
well-publicized Republican candi- increases in his party’s share of leg- as a result of his visits to the state, his
OF REGISTERED VOTERS* date, State Sen. Scott Wagner. Fully islators in Harrisburg, and the new, wide twitter audience and his constant
YEAR PRIM. GENERAL half of Gov. Wolf ’s statewide 835,000 decisive Democratic majority in the exposure on Television and in other
2018 16.9% 51.4%. vote plurality came as a result of the U.S. House of Representatives in media. Democrats suggest the same
2017 17.3 20.4% massive turnout in Philadelphia. Washington. Trump effect with their voters – with
2016 40.0% 66.1 Montgomery County (100,000 more For their additional two-year terms, a strong negative impact, of course.
2015 27,2 25.8 Wolf votes) and Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Marie Donatucci (186th), Jordan Suffice it to say that party workers will
2014 18,4 37. 4 County (150,000 more Wolf votes) Harris (186th), James R. Roebuck have their work cut out for them as the
2013 8.4 11.6 also contributed significantly to the (188th), Vanessa Brown (190th), city, state, and country build toward
2012 17,7 66.2 governor’s win. The inclusion of the Joanna McClinton (191), all running the next national election in 2020.
2011 19.8 19.7 energetic, outspoken John Fetterman, without opposition, were returned to * Per the City Commissioners’ Of-
2010 18.8 41.0 mayor of Braddock PA near Pittsburgh office. fice as quoted in an article by Michael
2009 12.1 12.5 on the ticket probably contributed to State Senator Anthony Hardy Wil- D’Onofrio the Phila. Tribune, Nov. 9,
2008 46.6 66.8 the strong showing of Gov. Wolf in the liams ran unopposed again and was 2018. (Presidential years in bold).
Western part of the state. returned in the 8th District. Ted Behr

A Retired Fire Fighter’s Fire Safety Hints

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58th Street and Chester Avenue, can exit from and what are the alter- fighter. “Statistics show that practicing
there’s no telling the range of helpful nate routes to the exit of choice. And, fire drills doubles the likelihood that
information youngsters can acquire. of course, every house should have a families can escape from a fire without
November 10, for instance, in connec- minimum of two exit doors which can injury.”
tion with National Fire Safety Month, be readily accessed. It is prudent to Another important hint for families
retired Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Pat sketch out a simple drawing of rooms, with double key locks on their doors is
Bevilacqua provided potentially lifesav- hallways, stairs, and doors to that to hang a spare key on a nail near the
ing information on a wide variety of family members can visualize the best door frame where all family members To a rapt audience of youngsters listens carefully
home fire protection suggestions. route to take if they have to leave the can get to it. to retired City Fire Lieutenant Pat Bevilacqua
High on Lieut. Bevilacqua’s list was house when it dark or there is smoke. outline some simple but vitally import fire safety
approaches for the home. The workshops took
the importance of each family writing “It’s important to have home fire A RETIRED place during the Enrichment Saturday, Nov. 10 at
up its own home fire or smoke evacu- drills on a periodic basis so everyone CONTINUES ON PAGE 7 The Common Place 58th & Chester Ave.
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Handmade Holiday Greens Sale at Bartram’s Garden Saturday

Children’s activities make it a delightful family day
seasonal snacks, a bonfire with s’more
DECEMBER 1 making and chestnut roasting, a pie-
baking contest, and music and song.
Sly Fox brewing and Philadelphia Dis-
By LJ Brubaker tilling will be on site offering libations.

Bartram’s Bitters will be available for
n Saturday, December 1, from purchase, along with honey sourced
10:00 to 3:00 p.m., Bartram’s exclusively from Bartram’s apiary bee
Garden will celebrate the fes- hives (available for purchase for the
tive season with its annual Handmade first time!). The historic John Bartram
Holidays event, and Southwest Phila- house will also be open for visitation.
delphia is invited! Visitors dropping in Bartram’s Garden members are
at the Garden at 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. welcome to join in the annual Preview
will be able to purchase wreaths hand- & Volunteer Celebration the evening
made by skilled Bartram’s volunteers, before on November 31st. For more
as well as greens, roping, and poinset- information about Bartram’s Garden
tias to deck the halls with winter cheer. programs and events, advantages of
Guests can also peruse wares from membership, and program discounts
local vendors, perfect for stocking available to neighbors visit
stuffers or other gifts opportunities.
A host of free activities will ac- LJ Bruabaker is Marketing &
company the greens sale and vendor Communications Manager, Bartram’s Shoppers crowded courtyard at Bartram’s Garden last year to find gorgeous greens and dramatic decorations
market: children’s activities and crafts, Garden to beautify homes for the holidays. This year’s public sale takes place mid-day, Saturday, Dec. 1

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FALL FESTIVAL and behavioral health – often without that Penn Dental works together with McClinton said.
CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1 regard to whether or not families have Penn students and faculty in nursing, The event also included health and
insurance. This is essential in low-in- medical and social work to provide wellness vendors who provided infor-
study. “It is lovely to partner with come areas like Southwest. “Our clinic comprehensive care and screenings mation on the importance of exercise
organizations like The Common Place at 40th and Spruce Streets is able to – for instance, in collaboration with and healthy eating including Catholic
which puts us directly in touch with provide the more complicated dental health agencies like the Sayre Center Social Services, Philadelphia Streets
the families that need our help. procedures,” she stressed. “That’s in in West Philadelphia. Department, Philadelphia Health
Dr. Gluch was complimentary about addition to offering the high quality Officers officer of the 12th Police Department, After School Activities
the work that local health groups like basic dental care as well.” District were on hand to supply help Partnerships, Lankenau Medical Cen-
Kids Smiles in the Penrose Shopping “It’s important for our students to coordinate the children’s games, food ter, The Village, and Turning Points for
Center, and Family Practice and Coun- come into contact with those seg- service, and the trick-or-treat candy Children (CUA-9).
seling Network and Greater Phila- ments of the community they will be giveaway. “This fest was so much McClinton thanked Wakefern’s
delphia Health Action on Woodland dealing with in their own practice,” fun. Children came dressed as their Fresh Grocer, Herr’s, and the Universi-
Avenue in providing basic dental care. Dr. Gluch continued. And they also favorite characters for Halloween to ty of Penn Dental School for donating
These agencies offer expanded fam- learn the important role of dental receive candy in a healthy and safe food and providing free oral hygiene
ily care –medical, prevention, dental and oral health education. She noted environment. We were able to show- kits to all participants.
case the services that my office can Information for this article was
help with: Children’s Health Insur- graciously provided by Thaís Carrero
ance Program (CHIP), Medicaid, of the House Democratic Communica-
the state Property Tax/Rent Rebate tions Office. Photos were taken from
Program and Low Income Home En- the website of Rep. McClinton, www.
ergy Assistance Program (LIHEAP),”

Rep. McClinton, one of the helpful team of 12th District Police Officers and a happy family at the Fall
Festival at The Common Place Nov. 2

Left to right: Penn Dental Medicine student Dylan Hoang; Dr. Mark Wolff, Morton Amsterdam Dean of Penn
Dental Medicine; Penn Dental students Sarah Siddiqui, Jennifer Chou, Cole Bender; and Juliette Mann.
Rep. McClinton is 2n from right.
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A Dead Flute Comes to Life at FREE ASSISTANCE

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Some years ago, Temple University • Basic computer and job-seeking skills
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Morton Elementary musical instructor Ernest Baker
this by finding special people to “adopt” a (right) with Sally Eisenberg who lovingly “adopted”
particular horn or violin or drum and pay an old, broken flute and sponsored its repair and
for its repair. The flute in question was re- return to the Morton music department.
turned by the instrument’s “adopter” Sally ments that were being stored in closets and
Eisenberg and to the band teacher Ernest basements all over the city. Then they were
Baker at the Morton School last Thursday used to perform a piece composed by Da-
morning. vid Lang. The concert in December 2017
Ms. Eisenberg said she wanted to do was played on those instruments BEFORE
something for students because she played they were repaired.
the flute when she was a student. She Many of those instruments are still being
and the administrator of the Symphony repaired and returned to students in the
for a Broken Orchestra Project, Robert city’s schools. The students of the Morton
Blackson, presented the flute to seven flute band said a warm and grateful “Thank
students and their teacher, Ernest Baker. You” to Sally Eisenberg for adopting that
The project began by collecting more flute and to Robert Blackson for the Sym-
than 1000 broken and unused instru- phony for a Broken Orchestra project.

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New Spirit Church Celebrates Its 22 Anniversary

ell, actually, while New Sadly, the Westminster sanctuary, shares a parking lot with Cornerstone
Spirit Community Pres- educational and meeting rooms had Christian Academy which occupies
byterian Church has only fallen in disrepair until a grant was the dormitories of the former Presby-
been around since 1996, its prede- provided by suburban Wayne Presby- terian orphanage (1877) - the school
cessor began ministry in Southwest terian some 6 years ago. Following ex- building for which is now Myers
Philadelphia in 1857. It was built as tensive repairs and modifications, New Recreation Center. The orphanage
the Greenway Presbyterian Chapel on Spirit has taken on a new life under its eventually morphed into Presbyterian
Woodland Avenue through the gener- pastor, the Rev. Christopher Holland. Children’s Village, now “TheVillage” at
osity of insurance magnate William C. The stately building complex has 6517 Chester Avenue. Across King-
Longstreth. now been renamed “The Common sessing Avenue from Myers Rec. are
The Greenway Chapel was succeeded Place,” which holds worship, prayer, New Spirit Elder Carl Green, Master of Ceremonies the Presby Inspired Life Senior Apart-
in 1906 by the great granite sanctu- education, and children and family at the church’s 22 Anniversary Banquet Nov. 10 ment buildings which succeeded the
with the dinner’s chef Ann Horsey. Ann is the aunt
ary, Westminster Presbyterian Church nurturing programs and is the home of New Spirit pastor, Rev. Christopher Holland. Presbyerian Home for Widows and
at 58th Street and Chester Avenue. In base for “CityLights,” a twenty-five- Single Women dating from 1884.
1996, the regional governing body of year-old urban-suburban faith min- Elder Ted Behr of Wayne who was a More information about The Com-
Westminster, the Presbytery of Phila- istry initiated in Southwest by Wayne member of the original Presbytery mon Place may be found at http://
delphia, arranged for its merger with Presbyterian. Committee which worked out the
Ninth Presbyterian Church, then situ- At the gala “black and white” anni- merger of Ninth and Westminster. Photo http://www.thecommonpla-
ated at 57th Street and Washington Ave. versary party, the gathering recognized The Common Place/New Spirit
12 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper November 16, 2018

• NOVEMBER 16: Owl Walk in Haddington Woods (limited number of walkers): 6:00 p.m. • NOVEMBER 20: Foster Parent Info Session 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage Preheim Center,
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• NOVEMBER 16: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30 p.m. ShopRite • NOVEMBER 20: Annual Tilden “Turkey Trot” Start: 9:15 a.m. Walk & Run for Cancer
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• NOVEMBER 17: Men’s Monthly Prayer Breakfast & Bible Study (All Welcome) 8:30 – • NOVEMBER 20: 3rd Community “Thanks for Giving” Luncheon & Celebration. 12:00
10:00 a.m. The Common Place, 58th St. & Chester Ave. (Entrance via parking lot on 58th Noon – 3:00 p.m. Tilden Middle School, 6600 Elmwood Ave. (12:00 presentations; 1:00
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• NOVEMBER 17: Fall Festival & Open House – Kingsessing Library: 12:00 Noon – 4:00 • NOVEMBER 24: Late Fall Birding, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 9:00
p.m. Come and see what’s new at our branch! Info tables staffed by 24 city/community a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.: Info: 215-365-3118 or visit: johnheinznwr@
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• NOVEMBER 17: Family Turkey Dinner – All Welcome (with turkeys & produce to take • NOVEMBER 28: Small Business Workshop – Low-Interest Group MicroLoans – 10:30
home) 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Myers Rec. Center, 58th & Kingsessing Ave. Sponsored by – 11:30 a.m.. Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave. Sponsored by FINANTA Community-
TIIAI & Gateway for ReEntry. Advance reservation much appreciated: 215.760.1857 or based lender. Free but Advance Reservation required to attend RSVP 267-236-7030. or via
• NOVEMBER 29: FREE: Aetna Medicare Information Event for Seniors, (Also Dec 5,
• NOVEMBER 17: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, (2nd & 4th Saturdays) 9:00 a.m. – 12) 1:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Common Place, 58th St. & Chester Ave. (Entrance off 58th
12:30 p.m., 5401 Lindbergh Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience St. Parking Lot. Open Medicare Advantage Enrollment ends Dec. 7th. Learn about your
necessary; dress for outdoors; bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or info@ options NOW! Light refreshments. Info: Mark Harrell, 215 729-0804
• DECEMBER 1: Handmade Holidays: Annual Green Sale & Market: 10:00 Am - 4:00 Pm
• NOVEMBER 17: Black Powder Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 Fort Mifflin, Ft. Mifflin Road 5401 Lindbergh Blvd.: Info: 215-729-5281 or Website: http://
(off Island Avenue Extension) Experience cannon & musket life fire! Day-long events with
historic foundations: Ticket info:
• DECEMBER 2: Holiday Cardmaking In The Bartram House. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 5401
• NOVEMBER 17: Leaf Recycling Drop-Off 3033 S. 63rd St. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (also Dec. Lindbergh Blvd.: Info: 215-729-5281 or Fee: $20. Website:
1, 8, & 15). Must be bagged in biodegradable bags. More info: www.philadelphiastreets.
• DECEMBER 4: Screening “Precious Places History Project:” 7:00 p.m. The Lightbox Film
• NOVEMBER 17: Literacy Lab (1st – 3rd Graders) 12:00 Noon: Kingsessing Library, 1201 Center, 3701 Chestnut St. New documentaries on historic sites in Gr. Phila. Area. FREE.
South 51st St. Info: 215-685-2690 or Info:

• NOVEMBER 17: Mindfulness & Guided Bird Walk, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Heinz National • DECEMBER 8: Women’s Circle. 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. NIIAI Office, 3751 Island Ave. Suite
Wildlife Refuge, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.: Info: 215-365-3118 or 106, All Welcome, RSVP, Dr. Carol Simmons, 215-760-1857
• DECEMBER 8: Holiday Decorating with Nature; 10:00 a.m. Use material from hature to
• NOVEMBER 18: Make & Take Salves: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Learn to make infused oils make holiday wreaths, galands, settings Cobbs Creek Environmental Center 700 Cobbs
and salves for everything from bruises, scrapes and bug bites to arthritis, stiffness and Creek P’way, at Catharine St. Info: (215) 685-1900 or
inflammation. Fee: $20: Info: 215-729-5281 or cobbsenvcenter

• NOVEMBER 19: Dance for Health – Free & Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By • DECEMBER 8: Bartram High School Alumni Association Monthly Meeting (All grads
Penn Nursing at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave. welcome) 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Bethany Baptist Church, 58th St. & Warrington Ave. Info:
(Parking entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments. Info: Terri 215-898-2259
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• DECEMBER 11: Foster Parent Info Session (also Dec. 18) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage • English Classes, sponsored by Center for Literacy, held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall
Preheim Center, 6517 Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or Ave and Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland). Info: 215-729-
(Serving Southwest for 142 years) 0800 or or 267-419-7084.

• DECEMBER 15: Annual Christmas Bird Count: 7:00 a.m. Bring Binoculars & warm • Employment & Educational Resources: Mon/Wed. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs:
clothing! Cobbs Creek Environmental Center 700 Cobbs Creek P’way, at Catharine St. 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland
Info: (215) 685-1900 or Ave. (70th & Woodland); Info: Niema at 215-685-2662. Also:

• DECEMBER 22: Finnegan’s Rec. Center Community Christmas Event: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. • Affordable Internet Access & Computers for families, veterans, seniors: Comcast
Info: Roxanne, Internet Essentials: $9.95/ month

EMPLOYMENT – JOB & LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT • No Credit Check, no application fees, free hookup.


• Free Evening Adult Education/GED Classes, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Tilden Middle School, • Gateway to Re-Entry Weekly Community Meetings for returning citizens, 12:00 Noon,
6601 Elmwood Ave. Information: 215-474-1235 ext. 200 Myers Rec. Center 58th & Kingsessing Ave.

• NOW HIRING: Direct Support Professionals: Assists an individual with a disability to • The John Bartram High School Class of January, 1959 (Honey’s Class), 60th reunion,
lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assists with activities of daily April, 2019. Seeking lost classmates. Forward information to Joe Mongeluzi at 610-284-
living if needed, and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion. 7634”
Minimum Qualifications: Pass a Criminal Background Check; High School Diploma or
Transcripts: Valid PA Driver’s License; Social Security card; Child Abuse Clearance; • Eastwick Family Services provides Home /Community and Companion services for
Current Physical Apply in person, 2501 Carroll St (at Elmwood Ave,) Philadelphia PA individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also provide 6400 Residential Housing &
19142 Home Care for the aging. For more information, please call us at (267) 634-6410 or visit
our website:”
• Free Adult Beginning Reading Classes continue, sponsored by the Friends of Kingsessing
Library, at 51st and Chester. If you want to learn to read, or to teach with us, contact Adults • Foster Parent Information Sessions: Each month, the 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month,
Can Learn to Read at 5:00 to 7:00 pm Location: theVillage Preheim Center located at 6517 Chester Ave. Call
215-730-2240 or email to sign up or for more information.
• Full Employment Services/MyPLACE: Expanded Job Center at Southwest CDC, 6328
Paschall Ave. Free access to internet; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Info: cynthia@southwestcdc. • Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia-Eastwick: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m. To confirm
org. or 215-729-0800 location call 215-292-1254.or email Visitors welcome at $5.00/breakfast.

Attention Direct Support

Southwest Leadership Academy Professionals
Charter School Training Available on Intellectual
Board Dates for the 18-19 school year:
The Board of Trustees for Southwest
Disabilities Topics:
Leadership Academy Charter School will ♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities
meet on the following days at 7101 ♦ Medication Admin. Training Southwest CDC’s trained housing coun-
Paschall Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142. selors can help you if you are in foreclo-
Aug. 11, 2018 Saturday 8:30a
♦ CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety sure, received an ACT 91 letter from
Sept. 8, 2018 Saturday 8:30a ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Dysphasia your lender and even if you are just a
Oct. 9, 2018 Tuesday 6:30p ♦ Autism ♦ Seizure Management month or so behind on your payments.
Nov. 10, 2018 Saturday 8:30a You do not need to hire an attorney.
Dec. 8, 2018 Saturday 8:30a
♦ Understanding Aggression in
You have Southwest CDC housing coun-
Jan. 8, 2019 Tuesday 6:30p people with IDD ♦ Understanding selors, pro bono attorneys and the
Feb. 9 ,2019 Saturday 8:30a Mental Illness ♦ And More... City’s Office of Housing and Community
Mar. 9, 2018 Saturday 8:30a
Charge $50.00 Please Inquire about Development staff behind you.
Apr. 13, 2018 Saturday 8:30a
May 11, 2019 Saturday 8:30a availability and upcoming training Call today to set up an appointment at
Jun. 8 ,2019 Saturday 8:30a classes:
Ms. Taylor, Director of Operations Eastwick Family Services Southwest Community Development Corp.
6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia PA 19142
Southwest Leadership Academy 2501 Carroll St., Phila., PA 19142
Charter School 215729-0800
215.729.1939 215.729.1976 Phone: 267-634-6410
Eastwick Family Services
Mission ♦ Intellectual/Disabilities
Eastwick’s mission is to provide services for ♦ Home & Habilitation Services
individuals in a safe environment, allow
them to direct their own services, and re-
♦ Companion Services
spect their values to help them improve ♦ Supported Employment
their quality of life.
♦ Respite
About Us ♦ Adult Residential Homes
EEOC Statement
Eastwick Family Services is a social service
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal
organization that provides services for indi- Supported Employment
Opportunity Employer. We do not
viduals with developmental disabilities, the
elderly and the physically on the basis of race,
East- We help with job searching, placement assess-
gender, disability,
wick Family, established in 2011,sexual orienta-
has con- ment, and job monitoring. Individuals will be
tinuously provided evaluated by our staff to determine the best
tion,a or
range of services in
collaboration with the Office of Develop- category of employment that fits the need of
mental Programs and Support Coordination Intellectual/Disabilities the individual. Upon employment we will con-
Staff Screening Home/Habilitation Services
tinue to provide support as needed.

All staff is subject to a full back- ground
Provides services under (ODP) Office Devel-
check. Screening includes criminal
Our intake process isbackground com-FBI fingerprintopmental Program for individuals with devel-
simple andcheck,
prehensive. Individuals seeking ser- opmental disabilities (MR) in the community
clearance and child abuse clearance as
vices must be registered with their
that increase community integration, sociali-
county Administrative Entities/Office zation, and improve overall quality of life.
of Developmental Programs.
Companion Services
A companion staff member works with
individuals in the privacy of their home
or the community. Our well trained staff
will be there to be a companion as spell-
ed out in the Individual Support Plan.
Respite Adult Residential 6400 Homes
Eastwick Family Services provides residential
Need a break from care giving duties? A Res- homes for an individual with developmental
pite service is provided in the home of the disability. It is our goal to provide a safe living
individual receiving services. These trained arrangement to help residents live a life that is
EEOC Statement professionals can assist with activities of dai- as close as possible in all aspects to the life
ly living. which any member of the community might
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal Opportuni- choose. Our service is based on individual cen-
ty Employer. We do not discriminate on the tered approach, which means all of the aspects
basis of race, gender, disability, sexual orienta- Contact Us: Eastwick Family Services
of the residential experience is solely designed
tion, or religion Phone: 267-634-6410 Fax: 267-634-6439 with the individual’s unique needs in mind. Our
Staff Screening Website: services are orchestrated towards growth and
development of each resident.
All staff is subject to a full back- ground check. Mailing Address
Screening includes criminal background check, Please contact your county office for Intellectu-
FBI fingerprint clearance and child abuse clear-
Eastwick Family Services al Disabilities for further information if you or
ance as needed. 2501 S. Carroll St. Philadelphia, PA 19142 your love ones
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Skilled Speakers & Instructors Available for Traning and Indoctri-
nation on These Health and Personal Care Topics:
♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities ♦ Medication Administration Training ♦
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Eastwick Family Services
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Grand Re-Opening Celebration
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Special Guest
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Wednseday, December 5, 2018

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chat with our first responders
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