The mission of SELF, Inc. is to provide services to individuals, which enable them to achieve self-sufficiency in life management by developing strength of character and economic independence.
SELF, Inc. is a community of employees, volunteers, interns, and Board members dedicated to creating a society in which consumers, clients and members are transformed and set free from the spirit of challenging behaviors and addictions into recovery.
SELF, Inc. PROGRAMS
• Outley House Shelter – an emergency shelter with client service case management, a computer lab, and residential services for up to 260 men at any given time, funded by the Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) since 1992.
• Transitional Housing – an enriched rental assistance and case management program for 20 single women in scattered sites. Also funded by the Office of Supportive Housing.
• Winter Initiative – an emergency shelter with client service case management at various recreation centers and facilities throughout the City of Philadelphia in the past.
• Erie House Shelter – an emergency shelter with client service case management and residential services for 26 single women.
• Susquehanna Shelter – an emergency shelter with client service case management and residential services for 22 single women.
• Station House Shelter – an emergency shelter and after hour intake site providing client service case management, a computer lab, and residential services for 99 men in North Philadelphia.
• Charles Simpkins Recovery House – temporary housing for 35 single women who have been identified with drug or alcohol (DNA) issues and referred to drug and alcohol treatment facilities.
• Richard Jones Recovery House – temporary housing funded by The Office of Addicted Services for 12 single men with criminal backgrounds who have been identified with drug and alcohol issues.
• Safe Haven - a residential safe haven program for 19 single chronically homeless men.
• The Community Center – a safe haven at 1425 Arch Street for 80 participants daily, who have not yet made a commitment to treatment or receiving services. Emergency transportation and nutritional refreshments are provided.
• Peer Outreach Services – for consumers who live on the streets. We engage them with a message of hope and inspiration while establishing a rapport through repeated contacts and gradually lead the consumer to accept help.