Hedwig House’s H.O.P.E. Academy assists individuals with serious and persistent psychiatric disabilities who may or may not have substance abuse disorders. The H.O.P.E. Academy program assists in achieving meaningful goals in a chosen environment(s). As a rehabilitation program, the focus is on skill building and transference to real life tasks and settings with the belief that people with serious and persistent mental illness can recover. Services will be provided on an intensive, time-limited, individual and group basis using the choose-get-keep approach while encouraging each individual to define and shape their own recovery. Community based skills and supports are enhanced with the goal of facilitating ongoing growth in a person’s functioning while nurturing a spirit of hope and expectation that recovery is possible. www.hedwighouse.org, Phone: 267-477-1070

Jaisohn Center

Jaisohn Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1975 in remembrance of Dr. Philip Jaisohn, a political leader, the first Korean to become a U.S. citizen, and a doctor in the U.S. The organization’s goal is to continue on the legacy through services such as social, medical, and cultural to the Philadelphia community, especially the Korean, and elder community. Each department is staffed with bilingual and passionate employees and volunteers who ensures to meet each client’s needs.   www.jaisohn.org


HealthSpark Foundation is a private, independent foundation providing support to organizations working in Montgomery County communities that serve the unmet health and/or human service needs of county residents and organizations.

The foundation is designed to exist in perpetuity, so its commitment is long-term.  We invest our time, expertise and resources in identifying innovative, high-quality/high-impact solutions to the complex challenges facing our health and human services systems and helping to build organizational capacity. 

For more information about the foundation's grantmaking, please visit www.healthspark.org





Maternity Care Coalition is a community-based nonprofit organization serving pregnant and postpartum women and families with children ages 0-3, in underserved communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania. MCC’s mission is to improve maternal and child health and wellbeing through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities. 

MCC envisions a future in which all families receive support throughout the critical period of pregnancy through age three in a manner that enables lifelong health and wellbeing. In this vision, each child is welcomed; each person is nurtured and achieves his/her full potential; parents and guardians can care for themselves and their children and communities can provide systematic support. As a result, all families and individuals are healthy, connected and economically self-sufficient and all children thrive and are ready to learn.



The North Penn YMCA is a non-profit, charitable organization that offers a wide variety of programs and services for children, teens, seniors, families and those with special needs in the North Penn, Indian Valley and Perkiomen Valley communities.  Established in 1955, the North Penn Y serves over 18,000 community members and their families through its four branches and numerous outreach locations, regardless of ability to pay. Locally, the Y provides over $900,000 in charitable services to nearly 7,000 individuals each year.  Visit the Y online at www.northpennymca.org.



NHS Human Services, through its subsidiaries is one of the nations’ leading non-profit providers of community-based human services. With nationally recognized programs in multiple states, NHS offers a full range of integrated services to children and adults in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, juvenile justice, treatment foster care, education and other specialized services. NHS’s children’s services programs located at 2506 N. Broad Street include: Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS), Foster Care Services, Family Based Sevices, School Based Services and Case Management Services. For more information or to access services please visit http://www.nhsonline.org/services-behavioral-health.html


Women’s Center of Montgomery County is a volunteer, community organization with a primary focus on freedom from domestic violence and other forms of abuse.  Our services include: a 24-hour domestic violence and crisis hotline; elder abuse counseling and supportive services, individualized peer and group domestic violence counseling; telephone counseling, information and referral; legal advocacy; court and hospital accompaniment; stalking prevention on college campuses program; emergency relocation funding for victims of domestic violence; education, and outreach to the community and schools.  With more than 185 trained volunteers and a paid staff of 13 employees in our six offices located in Elkins Park, Norristown, Lansdale, Pottstown, Colmar and Bryn Mawr, as well as a volunteer-staffed thrift shop located in Jenkintown  and medical advcoacy project at Abington Healthcare, the Women's Center of Montgomery serves more than 4,000 victims of domestic violence each year.   www.wcmontco.org