May 24, 2018
The City of Philadelphia announced the launch of a pilot encampment action plan for the Kensington area as part of the City’s latest efforts in combating the opioid crisis in Philadelphia. The City and partners researched best practices from around the country in addressing addiction-related homelessness.
This pilot intensively engages individuals living under the Kensington and Tulip Street bridges. Ongoing outreach, engagement, coordinated services, and supports are being provided to individuals living in the encampments every day for 30 days (April 30th—May 30th).
For additional information please view the Encampment Resolution Fact Sheet, or you can contact Centralized Homeless Intake Services: