Find Your Local United Way


The Labor Participation partnership has compiled a list of resources throughout the region to help you with family and work-related issues. So, whether you have questions about childcare, senior services, or unemployment, you will find the resources you need here.

A great place to start in finding the help you need is 2-1-1 powered by United Way. A free, easy-to-remember phone number, 2-1-1 connects people with important resources in their communities – for everyday needs and in crisis situations. Our highly-trained multilingual call specialists are available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to help connect you to thousands of local health and human services, including: emergency food and housing, job training; medical and mental health services; support for older adults; and youth and child care programs. Visit, dial 2-1-1 or (866) 964-7922.


General Resources

 Philadelphia Workforce Development  Corporation

 Working for America Institute

 United Way of America

 United Way of PA

Resources for Workers

 When the paycheck stops!

 Department of Labor - OSHA

 Union Apprenticeship Programs

 Working Families

 Work & Families Institute

 PA Department of Labor and Industry

 PA Career Link

Local Unions w/Websites

 Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

 United Food and Commercial Workers Local  1776

 American Postal Workers, Philadelphia  Branch

 American Federation of State County  Municipal Employees - Council 13

 American Federation of State County  Municipal Employees - Council DC47

 Service Employees International Union Local  36

 Service Employees International Union Local  668

 Temple University Graduate Students  Association

 Graduate Employees at Together University  of PA

 Temple Association of University  Professionals

 Hotel Employees Restaurant Employees  Local 274

 ILA Local 1291

 Painters Union DC 21

 Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store  Union

International and State Federations

 National AFL-CIO


Community Organizations/Constituency Groups

 Jobs with Justice

 A. Phillip Randolph Institute

 Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

 Jewish Labor Committee

 Alliance for Retired Americans

 Coalition of Labor Union Women

 Labor Council for Latin American  Advancement

 Pride at Work

 Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

 National Interfaith Committee for Worker  Justice

 Behind the Label

 Union Label and Service Trades Department

 Bread and Roses

 PHILA.GOV City @ Your Service

Educational Resources

 George Meany Center for Labor Studies

 Economic Policy Institute

 Harvard Trade Union Executive Program