Children & Youth

Last Updated: 7/9/2019 2:25 PM

 

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Association

Address: 6800 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Phone #: 610-352-7255

Mission: To match an adult volunteer to a child from a single-parent family for the purpose of providing a role model for the child in need of guidance and direction. The goal of this relationship is to help a child strive for his/her maximum potential as a person and member of society.

 

Boy Scouts of America

Address: Cradle Liberty Council, Montg. & Del. Counties, Route 252, Valley Forge, PA 19481

Phone #: 610-688-6900

(RTMSD students are part of the Minquas District)

Fees: monthly dues

Mission: Develop habits of good citizenship, character, and personal fitness in young men and young women

 

Child Abuse Prevention Effort (CAPE)

Address: 8001 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19124

Phone #: 215-624-1176

Mission: Prevention of child abuse and neglect through direct intervention with the community and families who need assistance and support.

Services: Workshops for parents and professional groups concerning child development. 

 

Delaware County Family Centers

Address: (Eastern Delco) 1515 Lansdowne Ave, 2nd Fl., Darby, PA 19023

Phone #: 610-532-2811

Address:  (Chester Upland) 2600 W. 9th St., Ground Fl.,Chester, PA 19013

Phone: 610-494-9280

Mission: The Delaware County Family Centers are a resource which families and communities can use. We recognize the strengths of families and offer caring and respectful education, information, training, and support services to increase the families’ ability to care for themselves. The Family Centers encourage all parts of the community to join in strengthening families and communities.

 

Delaware County WIC Office

Address: 

2602 W 9th St., Suite 103, Chester, PA 19013

1260 E Woodland Ave, Suite 211, Springfield, PA 19064

Barclay Square Shopping Center, 1500 Garrett Rd, Suite 20, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Phone #: 484-471-3320 

Services: Food vouchers for families with children under 5 (income based program), nutrition counseling, breastfeeding counseling

 

Family Support Line

Address: 100 W. Sixth St., Ground Fl.,Media, PA 19063-2428

Phone #: 610-891-5275

Fees: most programs free. Otherwise sliding scale.

Mission: Family Support Line works to keep children and families safe from the harm of child sexual abuse and other family trauma through comprehensive prevention education programs; and to promote healing through specialized treatment services.

 

Girl Scouts of Southeastern PA

Address: 31 S. Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA 19083

Phone #: 610-853-2266

Fees: registration and dues, call to inquire

Mission: To inspire girls with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service that they may become happy and resourceful citizens.

 

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Services: Provides greatly discounted internet and home computer to eligible families.  Children must be eligible for the free or reduced lunch program at school.

 

Project ELECT (Education Leading to Employment and Career Training) - A Program for Teen Parents

Address: locations at various Delaware County schools

Phone #: 610-938-9000

 

Team Children (Computers)

Address: 960 Rittenhouse Rd., Audubon, PA 19403

Phone: 610-666-1795

Services: Provides discounted refurbished computers to families in need.

 

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Address: 1709 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone #: 215-665-2500

Mission: Fight poverty. 

 

YMCA- Rocky Run

Address: 1299 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063

Phone #: 610-627-9622

Fees: Vary by activity. Financial assistance available

Services: Summer camp, Aquatics classes, fitness classes, family nights, special events.