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 that they can be proud of in their lives. 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 for the Adult Education Program to help us continue this mission and to help more people. 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.

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 Programs

All information regarding times of service can be found at our digital Resource Center

Sack Lunches

Old Pine Community Center provides breakfast and lunch to those in need of a meal. Sack meals include a meal, a snack, and water. Coffee and tea are also served if requested.

Care Packages

The Old Pine Community Center provides Care Packages of clothing, food, and toiletries to individuals and families in need on a weekly basis. Care packages are made by advance request only.

Donations of clean, seasonally appropriate clothing, canned or dried food items, and toiletries are accepted year round and are distributed to children, adults, and seniors in the Philadelphia community. To make a donation or to make an appointment for a care package, please contact the center today.


Showers are available twice weekly.

SHINE Program

We have partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity to provide this non-traditional day of service to our City. Every Sunday Old Pine Community Center provides a free sit-down breakfast for the homeless and low-income in the Philadelphia community. The SHINE program runs from 7:30 am - 9:30 am every Sunday. Breakfast is served along with coffee, tea, juice, and water. A free clothing station and showers are provided as well. We hope you will join us to volunteer, to donate, or to eat. Our doors are open and everyone is welcome!

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


 Philly Food Works

Old Pine Community Center has partnered up with Philly Food Works as a pick up location! Pick up will be from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Deliveries will be in the Old Pine kitchen. Enter through the front door. This location will hold your order for 24 hours. If not picked up by Wednesday by 8:00 pm it will be donated to the Homeless Feeding Program. To register, please click on this link: https://phillyfoodworks.com/register.php



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 7:00pm-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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