Partner Agencies

Each of the partners below one or more programs funded by United Way that advance United Way's mission of building better lives and stronger communities in the investment areas of Education, Health, and Financial Independence. Agencies go through a stringent application process to ensure the funded programs meet standards for effectiveness and efficiency.

Adult Care of Chester County, Inc.
201 Sharp Lane
Exton, PA 19340
Daytime programming for frail and/or dependent individuals under supervision of registered nurses. Therapeutic activities planned around individual assessments provided in three district programs to meet needs of participants.

American Red Cross/SEPA Chapter
23rd and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters SEPA
835 Springdale Drive
Exton, PA 19341
Children ages 7 to 17 from single-parent families matched with adult volunteers on a one-to-one basis for guidance and friendship.

Boy Scouts of America - Chester County Council
504 South Concord Road
West Chester, PA 19382
Character building, citizenship training, personal development program for boys 6-18 years of age.  Career exploration opportunities for high school age young people.

Care Center Foundation, Inc.
127-129 South Matlack St.
West Chester, PA 19382
Ministers to the needs in its immediate vicinity through its pre-school and other outreach activities.

Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County, Inc.
749 Springdale Drive
Exton, PA 19341
Serves clients with physical disabilities, cerebral palsy or similar needs. Programs include Early Intervention, Adult Services, Counseling, and Adaptive Computer Assistance.

Chespenn Health Services
744 E. Lincoln Hwy, Ste 110
Coatesville, PA 19320
Primary care services to the uninsured and underinsured, particularly children, in Western Chester County.

ChesPenn Community Dental
744 E. Lincoln Hwy, Ste 120
PO Box 1193
Coatesville, PA  19320
Offers preventive and restorative dentistry. Services are available to families with government insurances (CHIP and Medical Assistance). A sliding fee scale is also available.

Chester County Health Department - Nurse Family Partnership
601 Westtown Road
Suite 290
West Chester, PA  19380
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) provides home visits to young, first-time mothers and their children with a focus on assessment, education, and support.  

The Chester County Hospital
701 East Marshall St.
West Chester, PA 19380
238-bed acute care hospital also provides home care and many ancillary services.

Chester County OIC
790 East Marshall St.
Suite 100
West Chester, PA 19382
Recruitment, motivation, training and self sufficiency programs for unemployed, underemployed and unskilled in Chester County.

1608 Walnut Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Positively impacts human lives and communities through comprehensive consumer credit education, counseling, asset building and debt reduction programs, without regard to economic status.
Coatesville Area Senior Center
22 North Fifth Ave.
PO Box 71
Coatesville, PA 19320
Programs and services for older adults including meals, counseling, educational and recreational opportunities.

Community Volunteers in Medicine
300B Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
Developed to understand and to serve the primary health care needs of the unisured and the underinsured population in Chester County.

Community, Youth, Women's Alliance, Inc.
423 East Lincoln Hwy.
Coatesville, PA  19320
Shelter for women and children; a halfway house where women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction can be reunited with their children; case management services to find suitable housing, employment and life skills.

Creative Health Services
11 Robinson Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Provides mental health, mental retardation, drug and alcohol services to resident in western Montgomery and northern Chester County.

The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc.
135-137 West Market St.
PO Box 738
West Chester, PA 19382
Victim advocate program providing 24-hour crisis line and response, medical, police and legal accompaniment, individual and group counseling as well as prevention and education programs and professional training.

The Domestic Violence Center of Chester  County
PO Box 832
West Chester, PA 19381
Comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence including emergency and transitional safe housing, advocacy, 24 hour crisis hotline, children services and community education.

Downingtown Area Senior Center
983 East Lancaster Ave.
Downingtown, PA 19335
Provides hot lunches Monday-Friday and offers health and educational programs, information/referral services and volunteer opportunities.

Family Service of Chester County
310 North Matlack St.
West Chester, PA 19380
Professional counseling to families and individuals, family life education, Exchange Club family center, counseling and case management for people living with AIDS/HIV and their families,

Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children
113 West Chestnut Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Holistic helping of needy children by providing specialized foster care, emergency family shelter and bridge housing. Licensed facility for adoption services.

The Good Samaritan Shelter
141 High Street
PO Box 552
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Operates a 4-bed Emergency Shelter and a 7-bed Transitional Housing program for single, homeless men. Meals, case management and counseling provided.

Handi-Crafters, Inc.
215 Barley Sheaf Road
PO Box 72646
Thorndale, PA 19372
Assists people in Chester and Lancaster Counties who have disabilities through productive employment leading to independence and self-esteem.

Handi-Crafters, Inc. – Housing Services Department
(Formerly Residential Living Options)
215 Barley Sheaf Road
PO Box 72646
Thorndale, PA 19372
Offers housing placement assistance to people with disabilities by providing individual assistance and case management services.

Home of the Sparrow
969 East Swedesford Road
Exton, PA 19341
Provides transitional housing to homeless women and children.

Human Services, Inc.
1140 McDermott Drive
Suite 100/101
West Chester, PA 19380
Comprehensive community mental health center providing outpatient mental healt services to the residents of Chester County.

Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County
129 South High Street
P.O. Box 3463
West Chester, PA 19381
(610) 696-5675
The IHAC program provides financial assistance, social and educational support services, and mentoring support for families comprised of working, needy single parents and their dependent children.  The program enables the families to obtain and remain in clean, safe, affordable housing while they work toward independence and self sufficiency.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA - Chester County Division
222 N. Walnut Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Assists Chester County indigents with civil law problems, i.e. domestic disputes, public benefits, housing problems and consumer (including bankruptcy) matters.

Life Transforming Ministries
643 East Lincoln Highway
Coatesville, PA 19320

Maternal and Child Health Consortium
30 West Barnard St.
Suite 1
West Chester, PA 19382
Improve maternal and child health through the collaborative efforts of individuals, providers and policy makers.

Neighborhood Health Agencies, Inc.
795 East Marshall St.
North Hills Medical Bld. Suite 204
West Chester, PA 19380
Provides quality home care services including intravenous, obstetric, pediatric, ventilator, hydration, enterostomal, physical, speech and occupational therapies; also social work and psychiatric nursing.

Open Hearth
101 N. Main Street
Suite A-1
Spring City, PA  19475
JumpStart is the only car donation program that actually gives donated cars to people who need them for transportation to work or medical care.

Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, Phoenixville YMCA
400 E. Pothouse Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Improves the spiritual, mental,social and physical condition of young people and adults by providing programs, activities and facilities.

Phoenixville Area Children's Learning Center
310 Main Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Quality child care program for ages 13 months through 6 for children of working parents or parents who are in an educational or employment training program.

Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS)
257 Church St.
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Provides free, confidential information and referral; administers a community-donated emergency food supply and fund; and sponsors community information and coordination activities.

Phoenixville Area Senior Center
153 Church Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460
SAAC exists to serve, support and enhance the lives of all senior citizens, 60 years of age and older, by providing opportunities in the way of programs and activities designed to promote independence and active, healthy lifestyles.

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA
8 South Wayne Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Provides high-quality reproductive health care and sexuality education to women, men, and adolescents, regardless of income or insurance barriers, educational and recreational activities

Safe Harbor of Greater West Chester
20 North Matlack St.
West Chester, PA 19380
Provides food, shelter, friendship and rehabilitation opportunities for the homeless and needy.

The ARC of Chester County
900 Lawrence Dr.
West Chester, PA 19380
Advocacy and family support, early intervention, recreation, and employment training and placement to persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

The Salvation Army of Coatesville
669 E. Lincoln Hwy
PO Box 711
Coatesville, PA 19320
Provides short-term emergency assistance in the Coatesville, Downingtown, and Phoenixville areas.

The Salvation Army, West Chester Corps
101 East Market St.
PO Box 689
West Chester, PA 19381
Alleviates crises through food, clothing, rent assistance and housing. Emphasizes prevention and education, helping clients to learn skills in problem solving and self-reliance.

The Salvation Army, Service Extension
Box 96
Wagontown, PA 19376
Provides short-term emergency assistance in the Coatesville, Downingtown and Phoenixville areas.

Visiting Nurse Association of Pottstown & Vicinity
1963 East High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Provides community and in-home comprehensive professional and supportive health care at preventative, restorative and rehabilitative levels.

VNA Community Care Services, Chester County
525 Highlands Blvd.
Suite 114
Coatesville, PA 19320
Provides skilled nursing care and other therapeutic services to the homebound.

Volunteer English Program in Chester County
790 East Market St.
Suite 215
West Chester, PA 19382
Recruits, trains and matches volunteers to teach English on a one-to-one basis to immigrants and refugees in Chester County.

West Chester Area Day Care Center
501 East Nields St.
West Chester, PA 19382
Provides a loving, nurturing and stimulating environment for children from 6 weeks through a full-day kindergarten.

West Chester Area Senior Center
530 East Union Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Promotes the interest of senior citizens by providing services and programs to support the independent well being of senior citizens.

YMCA of Greater Brandywine, Brandywine Y
295 Hurley Road
Coatesville, PA 19320
Programs to promote a healthy lifestyle, strengthen families, develop leadership in youth, build international understanding and assist in community development.

YMCA of Greater Brandywine, Oscar Lasko Youth Program Center
1 East Chestnut Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Enhances the quality of life of the children of the greater West Chester area and helps deter juvenile delinquency through sports, educational and recreational activities.

YMCA of Greater Brandywine, West Chester Area Y
605 Airport Road
West Chester, PA 19380
Provides health, recreation and community service programs in 3 areas: family life (child care, recreation) youth development (camps, sports, clubs,) and health (aquatics, fitness, special populations). Also administers the Police Athletic League (PAL) program.

YWCA Tri-County Area
315 King Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Women’s membership movement that offers a broad range of services dedicated to the empowerment of women and their families and the elimination of racism.

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