Department of Social Work Resources

Patient Family Education

This resource from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides information on 504 plans, which ensure reasonable accommodations for children who qualify.

Child Protection Services

Philadelphia DHS provides services and resources that promote safety, permanency, and well-being for children and youth at risk of abuse, neglect and delinquency.

General Resources

Resource Connects is a free website you can use to find community services and programs to support you, your child and family.


This podcast offers perspective from Kalena Brown, an advocate and mother whose primary care pediatrician helped her and her three children safely leave a domestic violence situation.

Resources for Families

The Family Justice Partnership provides free legal services to patient families in select locations whose health and well-being may be negatively affected by a legal barrier.


mother reading to daughter

Social workers discuss the complexities of caregiving, how to have caring, honest conversation with members of the family around the topic of caregiving, and offer tips on how to manage the unique role of the caregiver.


CAP4Kids will help you find many community agencies that exist to improve or enhance the lives of children, teens and families.

CAP4Kids helps you find many community agencies that exist to improve or enhance the lives of children, teens and families.

It provides and manages a range of services for children who have experienced abandonment, abuse, adjudication, mental illness, neglect, or substance abuse.

Find the links you need most often — from resources about developmental disabilities services available to Delaware resident to social services — right at your fingertips.

The NJ Department of Children and Families is dedicated to ensuring the safety, well-being and success of children, youth, families and communities in New Jersey.

The website offers families and professionals information, resources, support and advocacy assistance. provides information about early childhood services, family support services, family disability issues and more.

This is the official website of the state of Pennsylvania — your access point for all Pennsylvania state government news, information, services and agencies.

From information about housing to paying bills and taxes, find the links you need most often, right at your fingertips.

NJ Department of Health assists families caring for children with complex, long-term medical and developmental disabilities.

NJ DHS provides services to seniors, individuals and families with low incomes; people with mental illnesses, addictions, developmental disabilities, etc.