Diversified Community Services / Dixon House

Director (Dixon House) : Cheryl Weiss
Neighborhood Energy Center Manager: Diane Grimes

1920 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Phone: (215) 336-3511
Fax: (215) 551-4327


Service Area: South Philadelphia, West of Broad Street

Self Help Department

Utility Assistance Programs - LIHEAP, UESF
Water Conservation Workshop (LICAP)
Dixon House Emergency Heating Program
Housing Counseling First Time Homebuyers Workshops
Pre and Post purchase Counseling Consumer Education Tenant Counseling Default and Delinquency Counseling Information and Referral


Diversified Community Services' mission is to provide services that help children and youth realize their fullest potential, and families be self sufficient, and neighborhoods be safe and supportive communities.

Community Services

Donated meeting space provided to:
South Philly Group - 12 Step Recovery Program (3x weekly)
NAR-ANON Support Group for recovering addicts (weekly)
Girl Scout Troop (weekly)
P.M.B.C. - Block Captain's Meeting Group (monthly)
E.S.D.C Raising Others Children (R.O.C) Group (2X monthly)
A Grandparents as Caretakers' Support Group)
E.S.D.C Home Repair Workshop Series (seasonal)
The Point Breeze Community Network
Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council (P.I.C.C)
Neighborhood Youth Basketball Teams for Practice
Other Social Services Agencies with meeting space needs

Senior Services

For senior citizens 60 years or older:
Energy Counseling
Energy Conservation Workshops

Point Breeze Family Center at Dixon House

Youth Services

  • After School Programs
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Summer Camp Programs

Adult Services

  • Parent Education and Support
  • Information, Referral and Linkages
  • Case Management