My Place Germantown
209 East Price Street
Philadelphia PA 19144
Director: Jeffrey Williamson
MPG provides permanent housing
for men with special needs in the City of Philadelphia. Because of its small scale and integration into the surrounding neighborhood, MPG serves as a model in permanent housing.
Annual Fundraising Dinner - Fall 2016 (TBD)
My Place Germantown (MPG) was founded in 2007 to provide
community-based permanent housing for twelve disabled men in Germantown.
After three years of planning and construction, MPG opened its doors in November 2010.
The housing consists of 12 efficiency apartments with kitchenettes, full closets,
and private baths in a newly renovated historic building. Two units are
wheelchair-accessible and a third is accessible for the hearing and/or visually impaired.
Features include a spacious community room, laundry facilities, an exercise room,
a front and a rear porch, and a large yard.
Professional Support Services
A Director of Homeless Services (Horizon House), a Program Manager,
three Resident Support Specialists who provide
on-site 24 hours a day
seven days a week support for residents. Staff assists residents in making
connections with resources of the Germantown neighborhood.
Face to Face: Dining Room, Health Clinic, Legal Services
St. Vincent's: Learning Lab Literacy Program and Food Pantry
First Presbyterian Church of Germantown: Food Pantry,
Back on Your Feet (holistic health through running)