Ending Poverty, Homelessness, and Abuse

Children & Family Services

If you are interested in helping families through volunteer efforts, please contact us at 610-459-9177 x306 .

PathWays PA offers a variety of programs and services that help families, children and teens stabilize their lives. Descriptions of these programs and services are listed below.

Center for Families (CFF) – Wawa, PA

The Center for Families is a residential facility for DHS-referred* homeless mothers and their children. Fifty or more persons reside at the Center at any given time. The CFF staff promotes education, teaches parenting and life skills, fosters self-esteem and moves women towards attainment of their life goals, family well-being and self-sufficiency. This program also promotes the healthy physical, emotional and social development of children through enrollment and maintenance of school aged children in the local school system.

To learn more about CFF, please call (610) 459-9177.

*DHS-referred: These residential programs only take residents who have been referred to us through the Department of Human Services.*Community-based: These programs accept homeless clients from the community. No DHS referral is required to become a part of these programs. 

If you need assistance beyond the services offered by PathWays PA visit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s 2-1-1 website for a list of additional resources.