Community & Government Announcements2019-11-06T14:40:41-05:00

Community & Government Announcements

Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance Available for Chester County Residents

Individuals and families in Chester County who are facing challenges in paying rent and utility bills brought on by the pandemic, can receive help through the Chester County Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Program. Read the full announcement here. A free virtual Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance webinar, that will explain who qualifies and how to apply, will be held on Friday, April 16th, at 11:30 AM. To join the webinar go to chesco.org/4905/Rent-Assistance.

April 8th, 2021|

Free Online Naturalization Preparation Classes

Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution will be offering free online civics and history classes during the month of May to help immigrants prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam.  See the info in the flyer below:

MoAR Citizenship Initiative Flyer Spring 2021

April 7th, 2021|

Food Pantry & Meal Locations for April

Below you will find April’s Phoenixville Food Insecurity Team (PFIT) calendars in English and Spanish.

April PFIT

April PFIT Spanish

 

Melissa Threadgill (she/hers)

Program and Community Relations Coordinator

Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS)
101 Buchanan Street
Phoenixville, PA  19460
610-933-1105, ext. 202

March 30th, 2021|

Free, One-on-One Technology Training for Seniors

RSVP has created a free educational program, Senior Technology Training to help seniors (ages 55+) understand and use technology. Trained volunteer tutors will virtually teach seniors to use devices (computer, tablet or cell phone) and help them connect with the latest technology such as Zoom, FaceTime and social media. The pace of the one-on-one instruction is based on the comfort level of the senior.

Seniors may register by contacting Scherri Roberts at scherrir@rsvpmc.org or 610-834-1040 ext. 128. Please see the flyer below for more details.

Senior Tech Training Flyer for Students

Kathy Stocker, MSA

Volunteer Services & Community Outreach

RSVP

901 E. 8th Avenue, Suite 200

King of Prussia, PA 19640

610-834-1040 ext. 129

610-834-1087 (fax)

kathys@rsvpmc.org

March 29th, 2021|

Phoenixville Code Blue Shelter Announces Closing Date

Please be advised that the Code Blue Center will close its doors for the season at 8am on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

We are working with all existing guests to place them in other shelters or housing before our closing date.

Thank you for everyone’s support over the course of our season. We could not operate the center without your support.

If you encounter anyone in need of shelter, please contact 2-1-1 or visit 211sepa.org.

As a reminder, the Code Blue Center is open 7 days a week from 8PM to 8AM (overnight only). We are located underneath the Sacred Heart Church, with our doors facing the parking lot at 35 Hall Street.

https://www.annsheart.org/programs/code-blue

Thank you,

Kristen

 

Please note our address has changed. 

 

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Kristen McGee

Executive Director

Ann’s Heart

35 Hall Street, STE 301

Phoenixville, PA 19460

Ph. 484.393.2407

Em. kristen@annsheart.org

www.AnnsHeart.org

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March 25th, 2021|

Chesco Seeks Comments on Climate Action Plan

The Chester County Planning Commission is soliciting feedback on the county’s proposed Climate Action Plan. A virtual public meeting was held on March 4 to present the plan. To view a draft of the proposed Climate Action Plan, review the slideshow, or watch the live recording of the public meeting, visit https://chescoplanning.org/Environmental/ClimateAction.cfm. Comments about the plan can be submitted online through March 31, 2021, or by emailing ccplanning@chesco.org.

March 19th, 2021|

Chester County CareerLink Hot Jobs

Chester County CareerLink provides this list of “Hot Jobs” during Covid-19:

Covid 19 Hot Jobs

March 10th, 2021|

“We Are” Vigils in Phoenixville in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Phoenixville’s Diversity in Action sponsors monthly virtual and in-person “We Are” vigils in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.  See flyer below for more information.

We Are flyer

March 3rd, 2021|
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