Support Services

After-School Program

An After-School Program is available to school-aged children residing in our shelter or transitional/rapid re-housing programs. Participants are provided with tutorial assistance, recreational activities, access to computers and cultural enrichment.

For more information, call the Family Management Center at (610) 872-4070.

, 2021Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

CAADC’s last day for accepting tax packets is Friday April 16th, 2021.

 Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC) is operating free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites for a 15th year.  CAADC will be serving low- and moderate-income families in Delaware County.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all services will be ONLY Virtual/Drop-Off filing method.  There is no in-office tax preparation this year.  All services will be done by IRS trained and certified community volunteers and will aim to serve families who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.

To schedule services please first call (610) 833-4455 (ext. 1212) or by e-mail at or  Please do so first before dropping off any information.

Drop-off sites include:

  • CAADC Boothwyn Office – 1414 Meetinghouse Road, Boothwyn, PA 19061
  • Wesley House – 701 Madison Street, Chester, PA 19013
  • Sharon Hill Commons – 401 Sharon Ave., Sharon Hill, PA 19079
  • Upper Darby Municipal Building – 100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082  

 CAADC’s last day for accepting tax packets is Friday April 16th, 2021.

Food Assistance

CAADC provides Food Assistance in a variety of ways. CAADC provides referrals to local food banks plus has food pantries available at its shelters and Direct Service Office for families experiencing a food crisis. The SNAP/Food Stamp Participation Project assists families with enrollment for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. The Life Center of Delaware County operates a daily feeding program at 63rd and Market Streets in Upper Darby. CAADC also provides nutrition counseling to its shelter residents.

For more information please call (610) 874-8451.

Case Management

Case Management assistance is a key component of every service we provide. Skilled professionals assess client issues and develop a case management plan which will assist the customer in reaching the goal of self-sufficiency. CAADC also serves as the lead Coordinated Entry agency for Delaware County. The goal of the Coordinated Entry Program is to utilize a common assessment process to determine and identify the immediate and short term needs of households who have unstable housing.

Transportation Assistance

Bus tokens and/or passes are available on a limited basic to transport shelter and transitional/rapid re-housing program participants as well as homeless individuals and families to necessary appointments such as medical visits, job interviews, etc.
For more information please call (610) 874-8451.

Financial Literacy/Budget Counseling

All CAADC clients receive some level of budget counseling as part of our service delivery. In addition, CAADC offers the Money Smart Program. Money Smart is a Financial Education Program which allows participants to gain knowledge in various topics such as financial decision-making, basics of banking, asset building, etc.

For more information please call (610) 874-8451.

Information and Referral

CAADC staff possesses an extensive knowledge of housing and related resources. We assess client issues and provide referrals to appropriate resources. CAADC operates a 24-hour hotline providing assistance to clients.

The hotline number is (610) 874-8451.