Philly Search Online for Services is a comprehensive online source for locating community resources in Philadelphia. Developed by the Department of Human Services, families can search by agency name, service category, program or keyword.
Clean Air Council
Poor air quality is often a concern for parents and caregivers of children with asthma. The Clean Air Council has provided Philadelphians with a great resource for checking on daily air quality in the city. Air quality alerts are posted on the homepage, and an option to sign-up for free daily forecasts by e-mail is also available.
The Children's Advocacy Project
This site provides names and contact information of social service agencies in over 20 categories. The site allows you to elect your city to view the list of social service areas. As of January, 2007, the Philadelphia city page is also providing information about the new Pennsylvania Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expansion, Cover All Kids.
The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program
The PA IPM Program is a joint effort of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania State University that aims aims to educate people about the concept of integrated
pest management. Topics covered online include: What is IPM?,Community IPM, and Pesticides Alternatives
Managing Asthma in the Childcare Setting
Information for Parents and Caregivers provided by The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey. This one page resource outlines five steps that can be taken to help protect the health and safety of a child with asthma who spends any time in childcare.
Understanding Asthma Medicines: Controller Versus Quick Relief
This one page resource document describes basic differences between "Controller" and "Quick Relief" asthma medicines.
CAPP's Impact in Philadelphia CAPP's work encompasses Home Visits, Classes, education in Primary Care Provider offices and at Schools. CAPP also trains Parent Educators who become active agents of sustainability in their neighborhoods.
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