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Our Work- March 2019

Kensington Resident Receives National Leadership Award

Congratulations Gloria Cartagena, Kensington community builder and Somerset Neighbors for Better Living President, on receiving the 2018 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award. Gloria was nominated by NKCDC for her work organizing and amplifying the voices of her neighbors in the face of the surging opioid crisis and increased homelessness in Kensington. Gloria is one of six residents from around the country that will be recognized by NeighborWorks America in Houston, Texas this October.

Read about Gloria and other summer updates in our quarterly newsletter, Inside NKCDC. Download pdf.

News & Updates

Our services in Mayfair


NKCDC is partnering with the Mayfair Business Improvement District to make housing services accessible to renters and homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia. Twice a week, NKCDC housing advisors will be onsite at the Mayfair Recreation Center for appointments and walk-ins. A one-stop-shop, NKCDC will offer first-time home buyer counseling, energy assistance, property tax rebates, credit counseling, and foreclosure prevention. Our services are open to all Philadelphia residents.

NKCDC counselors are at the Mayfair Recreation Center (2990 St Vincent St) Mondays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To make an appointment, please call 215-427-0350. Walk-ins based on availability.

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2515 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
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