Where to get more help:
By Kate Nelson on Sep 25, 2002 01:31 PM
Child Health Watch (a project of Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth): (215) 563-5848, ext. 17. Call for help applying for free or low-cost health insurance for your children.
Education Law Center: (215) 238-6970. Call if you have any trouble enrolling your child or if you have questions about your children’s legal rights regarding education.
Health Care Centers (Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Ambulatory Services): (215) 685-6790. Call for immunizations and health care services at any one of the city’s eight health care centers.
Nationalities Service Center: (215) 893-8400. This agency can help with a /poad range of concerns related to being new to the U.S. They can also refer you to other agencies.
School District of Philadelphia Office of Language Equity Issues (OLEI): (215) 299-7791. This office is responsible for ESOL, Bilingual Education, the Newcomer Center, and translation services for parents. Call with any concerns about these services.