Dignity Housing


Providing Housing, Promoting Self-Sufficiency and Creating Opportunities Dignity provides housing and comprehensive supportive services to help homeless individuals and families gain the skills and resources they need to be able to move toward self-sufficient living.

Since 1988, over 4,100 homeless families and individuals have been served by Dignity.  Current tenant heads of households residing at Dignity Housing are working on self-sufficiency goals; children and teens are improving their study habits and grades; a number of adults are pursing higher education objectives in trade schools and colleges/universities.

Dignity Housing News

April 10, 2014: Dignity will host its first education fair in the resource center today from 5:30- 8:00 PM. Gather life changing information and meet college & tech. school representatives. For more information call, 215-713-0960.

April 9, 2014: Thank you to everyone for attending our 10th annual “Jazz It Up With Dignity” fundraiser. We appreciate your support and hope you enjoyed your evening.

March 31, 2014: If you are attending “Jazz It Up With Dignity” on Friday please make note that parking is no longer available in the parking lot across the street from First District Plaza. If you park in the lot across the street from First District Plaza, your car may be towed. PARKING IS AVAILABLE in the parking garage of First District Plaza which is located at 6 North 38 Street at a rate of $10. If you wish to park on the street, meters are available at a rate of $2 per hour. All street parking is FREE after 8PM. If you have any questions, please contact: 215-713-0960 ext. 208

March 24, 2014: Tickets for the 10th annual “Jazz It Up Dignity” are still on sale. Tickets are $150 for VIP and $75 for general admission. The VIP reception begins at 6PM with the main event beginning at 7 PM. Parking for this event is available in the First District Plaza parking garage (entrance on 6 North 38th Street) at a rate of $10. If you wish to park on the street, meters are available at a rate of $2 per hour. All street parking is FREE after 8PM.

March 1, 2014: Tickets for the 10th annual “Jazz It Up With Dignity” fundraising event are officially ON SALE. Click onto the “News and Events” tab and select “Upcoming Events” to purchase tickets. Please contact 215-713-0960 ext. 208 for any questions.

February 12, 2014: Save the date and plan to attend Dignity Housing’s 10th annual “Jazz it up with Dignity” fundraising event on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 7PM – 10PM. More details to follow….

January 21, 2014: Due to the weather, our offices will close today at 12:30 PM.

December 31, 2013: Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year!!!!

December 18, 2013: Thank you to all of the residents who attended the holiday party Monday; it was a huge success!!! Special thanks to the volunteers and supporters of Dignity Housing for helping to create an exciting and memorable event for our residents and their families!!!

December 16, 2013: Dignity Housing will host a holiday party for the residents and their families in the Dignity Resource Opportunity Center from 3PM to 7PM.

December 2, 2013: Click here to learn about Dignity Housing’s #GivingTuesdayPHL campaign.

November 27, 2013: Dignity Housing will host a Thanksgiving dinner this evening for the residents in the Dignity Resource Opportunity Center. We would like to give special thanks to Charles Ritter Inc. for donating turkeys, Dignity staff for their hard work and efforts, and Mr. Smith, a Dignity resident, for preparing the entire menu for tonight’s event.

November 15, 2013: Did you catch yesterday’s Throwback Thursday? Circa 2002 Dignity kids went camping at French Creek State Park.

November 4, 2013: New Computer Lab Hours. Dignity Housing’s Public Computer Center has new hours.

October 24, 2013: It’s Throwback Thursday! This week we’re reminiscing about our trip to Washington, D.C. in 2001 to participate in the Fannie Mae Foundation’s “Help the Homeless” Walk-a-Thon.

October 21, 2013: Last week was a great one at Dignity Housing. We welcomed two new families into our Alicia’s House program and thanks to the School District of Philadelphia’s Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Initiative, all the kids received a pair of TOMS shoes.