Our outreach programs provide support and education for community members at all stages of life. From Scouting to GED classes to 12 step programs to Seniors...people helping people is what the OPCC is all about.


Adult Education Program

The community currently has educational needs that we here at the OLD PINE COMMUNITY CENTER are trying to fulfill. The Adult Education Program is expanding and working hard to get our learners into a comfortable place within their lives that they can be proud of. We are enriching the lives of hundreds of people in the community through one on one tutoring and would like to continue to do so. We are in need of volunteers to help us continue this mission and to help more people. We are looking for volunteers with the Adult Education Program. If you would like to help us serve the City of Brotherly Love, please contact us at adulteducation@oldpine.org or call 215-627-2493.

After School Program

The Old Pine Community Center After School Program is geared towards children in Kindergarten through 8th grade at Meredith Elementary, McCall Elementary, Nebinger Elementary, Independence Charter School, St. Peter's School and other area schools. Included in the monthly tuition is a daily nutritious snack, homework help, and daily activities including yoga, chess, art, and sports.

Boy Scouts

Old Pine Community Center, in conjunction with Old Pine Street Church, sponsors Boy Scout Troop & Cub Pack #176. Scouting helps the boys develop character, citizenship, and personal fitness. Special activities include the fall biking trip at Jim Thorpe, skiing in January, white water rafting in May, and summer camp in July. Cub Scouts is open to boys age 6-10 and Boy Scouts is open to boys age 11-18.

Cub Scouts Saturday 12:00-2:00pm the First Saturday of the month.

Boy Scouts Every Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm.

For more information, contact Scoutmaster Karen O'Hara at 215-817-1769 or KSO121495@aol.com.

Homeless Program

The Old Pine Community Center’s program against homelessness provides a “brown bag” lunch twice a week to the homeless in the area. The program also provides much needed resources through our "clothing closet" as well as emergency aid to many near homeless families. Our goal is to grow this program into the FACT program. FACT is an acronym for Food, Aid, Clothing and Training through this program we plan to not only provide immediate aid but to assist in reaching life changing goals.

From hot meals to hot showers, Old Pine Community Center aims to help the homeless community of Philadelphia on multiple fronts. A fully stocked clothing closet is available for those in need thanks to generous donations provided by neighbors and community members. To make a donation or to find help, contact the Center today.

Our homeless program is expanding! We are excited to announce our new Sunday Meal Initiative. Every Sunday beginning July 16,2017 from 7:30-10am we will offer showers and a hot meal to those in need. We have partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity to provide this non-traditional day of service to our City. We hope you will join us, to volunteer, to donate, or to eat. Our doors are open and everyone is welcome!

 

Showers 7:30-8:15

Meal 8:30-9:30

For more information contact the Center at 215-627-2493

 

Saturday for Seniors

Saturday for Seniors is a mission program run by the Old Pine Street Church to benefit Older Philadelphians. Every Saturday seniors are welcomed into the Community Center for a hot meal and good conversation. All are welcome and volunteers are always needed.

Support Groups

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Adult Children of Alcoholics is an anonymous Twelve Step program of women and men who grew up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional home.

Open Meetings
Fridays 6:30pm-7:30pm

Center City Narcotics Anonymous

"NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We ... meet regularly to help each other stay clean. ... We are not interested in what or how much you used ... but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help." - The White Booklet

Open Meetings
Wednesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm

The Underground

Alcoholics Anonymous: "the only requirement... is a desire to stop drinking."

Open Meetings
Tuesdays 8:00pm-9:00pm "Big Book Beginners Meeting"
Thursdays 8:00pm-9:00pm "Big Book Topic Meeting"
Business Meetings 7:00pm – 8:00pm the last Thursday of each month (except Nov. and Dec.)

New Paths

"Beginner’s meetings are open to anyone who knows or who thinks they might have a problem with sex and love addiction. You are welcome to attend Beginner’s Meetings and find out. Beginner's Meetings are supported by seasoned members of SLAA, many of whom would be honored to share their recovery experience, strength and hope with you."

Open Meetings
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm

Our awesome programs are only possible with your generous help!

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