We have a comprehensive “one family, one plan” model to meet CNI goals:

  • North Central residents feel safe and connected
  • Children, youth, and adults are physically and mentally healthy
  • Children enter Kindergarten ready to learn
  • Norris Homes Children are proficient in Core Academic Subjects
  • Youth graduate high school college and career-ready
  • Households are economically stable and self-sufficient
  • Youth are engaged in positive youth development programming that will decrease youth violence in the community

Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha (APM) will be the Lead People Implementation Entity, coordinating comprehensive efforts to improve the quality of life for existing and new residents, through programs and services to promote health, safety, employment, and education.

Philadelphia Health Management Corporation (PHMC) Service Coordinators work with tenant households to create a plan and connect them to a comprehensive array of services and coordinating partners in a client-driven model.


Youth Empowerment

An educational and community engagement initiative with youth participants in grades 6 through 8 was held over the summer.  The program utilized the infrastructure and capacity provided by an existing summer program and fall after-school program for youth in the Norris Homes.  It culminated in a presentation.