Find Your Local United Way

IDA participants must meet all of the following criteria.

  1. Residency: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware or Chester County resident.
  2. Educational status:
    • For Education: High school seniors and juniors or adults planning to attend, or currently enrolled in, college or vocational school.
    • For Homeownership:  Individuals who have not owned a home in the three years prior to program enrollment.
  3. Income: Total household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline, or qualifying for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
  4. Earned Income: Applicant must show proof of earned income in the household (for example, pay stubs, tax returns).
  5. Net Worth: An applicant’s household’s net worth must be less than $10,000 (one motor vehicle and the value of the primary dwelling unit are excluded in calculating this figure).
  6. Credit Rating: IDA participants interested in home purchase should have a minimum credit score between 550 – 650.

Contact one of our IDA agency partners to learn more.

AchieveAbility (Home Purchase and Education)
59 N. 60th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 748-8819  

Ceiba (Home Purchase)
149 West Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 634-7245

Clarifi (Home Purchase & Education)
1608 Walnut St., 10th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 546-0303 x 3803

Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) (Home Purchase & Education)
1414 Meetinghouse Road
Boothwyn, PA 19061
(610) 874-8461

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
(Home Purchase & Education)
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401-4916
(610) 277-6363

Open Hearth (Home Purchase & Education)
101 N. Main Street
Spring City, Pa 19475
(610) 792-9282

PathWays PA (Education)
310 Amosland Rd
Holmes, PA 19043
(610) 543-5022 x258

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) (Home Purchase & Education)
2010 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 564-5500