DHS – Resources and Publications
Disabilities Law Project
Education Law Center
Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania
Exceptional Parent Magazine
Kids Together Inc. Information and Resources for Children and Adults with Disabilities
Medicaid Resource Booklet
Medicare Part ‘D’ for Individuals with Developmental Disabilites
Mental Retardation Services
National Down Syndrome Society
Pennsylvania Association for Retired Citizens
Pennsylvania Parents and Caregivers Resource Center
PGW Assistance Programs
Philadelphia City Government
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation
Speaking For Ourselves
Transportation – SEPTA Paratransit
United Cerebral Palsy Association
Network of Care and Supports for Behavioral Health & Mental Retardation Services
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
My City, My Place
After School Activities Partnerships
Philly S.O.S. (Search Online for Services)
Liberty Resources The Philadelphia Center for Independent Living
Our regular business hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:00 pm and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings by appointment only.
If you have an after hours emergency, and you live in Philadelphia, please call the County Behavioral Health Delegate at (215) 685-6440. Tell them what the problem is and that you are served by IDS. If they cannot help you with one of their resources, they will contact the Hall-Mercer Intensive Case Management Services Department who are on call 24 hours a day.
If you live in Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, York County or Montgomery County please call our answering service at 610-965-7302. Tell them what the problem is and that you are served by Partnership for Community Supports. If they cannot help you with one of their resources, they will contact one of our staff who are on call 24 hours a day.
Urgent Need During Business Hours
If you have an urgent need during regular business hours and you cannot reach your Supports Coordinator, dial "0" after you reach you Supports Coordinator's voice mail, or
Call our main number 267-350-4500 and ask for the Supports Coordinator's Supervisor, the Unit Manager or the Program Director who can asist you for urgent needs during your Supports Coordinators' absence.