National Alliance on Mental Illness Philadelphia

Forensic Resources


PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

PREMISE HISTORY - ADA (DISABILITY) INFORMATION FORM

This form will assist police, fire or medical personnel when they are responding
to an emergency or other call from your home, in identifying and/or assisting you, or a person in your household who has a disability.
The information will be submitted into the Philadelphia Police Department's CAD system for use by Philadelphia's 911 dispatchers. The purpose is to ensure that 911 dispatchers and emergency response personnel are aware, in advance, of any information you feel they would need to know about people with disabilities in your household in the event of an emergency.

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Philadelphia Prisons

OFFICE OF COMMUNITY JUSTICE & OUTREACH

Mission
To communicate the goals, objectives, and accomplishments of the Philadelphia Prison System and to receive input and suggestions concerning prison operations and programs on a strategic, scheduled basis from community representatives, government agencies, officials, and the public.

To serve as the central office of the Philadelphia Prison System in responding to and/or referring complaints and inquiries from the public regarding prison operations, programs, and services.

To involve all Philadelphia Prison System staff in developing programs and partnerships with community groups similar to the Police Athletic League and Police Explorers, that will help deter criminal behavior.

Coordinate with the Public Information Office to devise and implement a proactive media strategy to promote the goals and objectives of the PPS.

Located on the grounds of Curran - Fromhold correctional facility, 7901 State Road - Philadelphia, PA 19136.  CJO is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Monday - Friday and accepts Feedback complaints and suggestions concerning prison operations while disseminating information about prisons operations and services.
 
This location also offers:
Re-entry information
Accept public complaints
General inquiries - prison issues
Speaker's bureau
Mentoring programs
Career day scheduling (elementary - high schools)
Community partnership programs
Contact information for newly released inmates


DIRECTOR ~ Ms Lockwood

Phone: (215) 685-7711


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Contact an inmate's social worker:

Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF)
Phone: (215) 685-7788

Detention Center
Phone:  (215) 685-8452
 
House of Correction
Phone:  (215) 685-8234

Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC)
Phone:  (215) 685-7131

Riverside Correctional Facility
Phone:  (215) 685-8156

Alternative & Special Detention
 Phone:  (215) 685-8320


Family Support Specialist's Office of the

Philadelphia Office of Mental Health
                 
 Assists families at Mental Health Court with concerns about court procedures and refers
families to Family Resource Network members.

- Resource for information & referrals for families.

 - Speaks to families for information related to Mental Health Courts at
Girard Medical Center, Einstein Hospital, and Friends Hospital.

- Makes referrals to local family education & support groups about mental illness.

- Resource for families whose loved ones may be mentally ill and incarcerated.

Contact:  Angela Smith, 215-546-0300, x2357        AngelaSmith@PMHCC.org


ONE-STOP REENTRY
The Mayor's Office for Reentry of Ex-Offenders

1739 S. 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Services Offered
Job Readiness Training
Job Training
Job Placement & Retention
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Housing
Parenting Classes
Case Management

For more information contact The Mayor’s Office for the Reentry of Ex-Offenders
990 Spring Garden Street Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19123
t:(215) 685-3652 f: (215)685-3601


The Pennsylvania Prison Society

245 North Broad Street, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Programs/Services: 215-564-4775
www.prisonsociety.org

Re-Entry Services Programs
215-564-4775  ext. 121
Re-entry programs, both in our Philadelphia office and in the Philadelphia prisons
(JOBS program), offer help with life skills, obtaining identification, job search preparation, and job readiness.

Support to Kids with Incarcerated Parents
215-564-4775  ext. 123
If you know a child who has a parent in prison and is struggling, acting out, or having trouble in school, the Prison Society may be able to help.

Family Transportation Program
215-564-4775  ext.400
Transportation from Philadelphia to 24 state correctional facilities.
The cost is $15 per person, and reservations must be made in advance.

Do you know someone in prison who is having a problem?
215-564-6005  ext.100
Our Official Prison Visitors visit incarcerated men and women in state or county facilities needing help with a medical, parole, or other kind of problem.  Or, they may simply need a listening ear from a visitor.


Community Legal Services Information

The attached information covers the financial impact of arrest and bail, the purpose and process for a payment plan conference, the possibility of bail judgements being vacated or reduced, and bail forfeiture and debt.

Have You Ever Been Arrested? Posted Bail?
You May Owe Money to the Courts and Not Know It.
DEAL WITH IT, DO NOT WAIT!
Click here for PDF file.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CRIMINAL
COSTS & FINES PAYMENT PLAN CONFERENCES
Click here for PDF file.

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HOW TO HANDLE A PAYMENT PLAN CONFERENCE
About Criminal Fines and Costs On Your Own
Click here for PDF file.

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How to Fight a Bail Forfeiture/Bail Debt to the Court
Click here for PDF file.














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