The 27th Annual PECO MEAF Golf Tournament held on October 9th was a huge success—raising a record $56,000+ for PECO’s Matching Energy Assistance Program (MEAF). Taking place on October 9th, the event drew nearly 128 golfers, who enjoyed a beautiful rain-free day of golf on the autumn-colored hills of McCall Golf Club in Upper Darby….Read More
UESF joined the Mayor’s luncheon at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Today! Mayor Jim Kenney addressed important issues impacting the city of Philadelphia and his last year in office.
Today the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote an article about The Philadelphia Furniture Bank. UESF has been partnering with them for over 6 years to help our participants furnish their new homes after exiting homelessness. Check out this article to read all about this great organization: The Philadelphia Furniture Bank
If you need help with application assistance, come visit UESF at any of these locations during the month of February For full service, you’ll need these documents: Income for last 30 days (award letters need to be current, pensions don’t need to be current if still receiving) Current utility bill or shut-off notice Social security…Read More
The city of Philadelphia has a shortage of affordable housing units in Philadelphia –88% of people with incomes of less than $30,000 are cost-burdened, according to Pew Charitable Trust, far more than other major cities. But what we know at UESF is that even when a tenant finds an apartment, we also need to build…Read More
The pandemic changed office life for everyone. But what does office life have to do with getting out of poverty? A lot. At UESF, the pandemic has taught us that the office model of providing assistance was not user-friendly. Every day, our whole staff came to work in our Center City office, and our program…Read More
Children are disproportionately hurt by poverty: it limits their chance to grow up without fear or limitations. So we at UESF are strategic about making sure that our housing-first opportunities reach children and their families. That is why we created our Division of Youth and Family. Our purpose is to work with families who already…Read More
We spotted Councilwoman Helen Gym at the 2022 Mayoral Luncheon hosted by Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, we just had to take a picture!
UESF was behind the scenes in getting Right to Counsel passed. This is great news for Philadelphians and we’ll keep working to make eviction a thing of the past.”
Virtual Utility Fair coming Wednesday Evenings & Select Saturdays in February & March! RSVP to select your date + time ➡https://water.phila.gov/utility-fairs If you need assistance right away, please click on UESF’s contact form at https://www.tfaforms.com/4884398 and a member from our team will reach out to you.