Our Partners


Achieving Reunification Center
The Achieving Reunification Center (ARC) contributes to the reunification of families and caregivers in Philadelphia by providing parents and caregivers with children in out-of-home placement the opportunity to access services, supports and resources to address barriers to timely reunification. ARC’s services include supports for behavioral health, financial education and employment, housing education, and parenting skills.

Courdea is an intervention and treatment program for people who have hurt their loved ones and wish to change. Following a thorough individual assessment, clients enter research- and trauma-informed treatment groups focused on accountability and developing strategies for handling conflict more safely and lovingly. In addition to therapeutic treatment, Courdea offers workshops, consultation, and training for mental health professionals, businesses, and others.

DHS Parenting Collaborative
Parenting Collaborative operates a referral program, which helps to connect parents and caretakers to appropriate parenting education and anger management programs throughout the city of Philadelphia. Those seeking a referral to an appropriate parent education or anger management class can contact Parenting Collaborative Referrals at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 215.825.8259.

Forensic Services
The Forensic Services program at Public Health Management Corporation was established to reduce criminal recidivism by coordinating criminal justice substance abuse treatment to more than 4,800 individuals each year. Forensic Services is a range of 10 prison diversion initiatives serving youth, adults and families. Behavioral health assessments are completed both in the community and within the facilities of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons and are referred to a continuum of treatment providers treating all levels of care. Case Managers help individuals develop recovery plans and goals, assist with connecting them to pro-social recovery supports, public assistance, primary care physicians, training, educational and employment resources while promoting healthy lifestyles and helping them become productive, self-sufficient members of society. Case Managers work closely with the substance abuse program counselors and probation officers/legal team to help ensure that the individuals receive the needed services and follow treatment directives.

Gaudenzia provides a wide range of treatment programs and support services to people with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and related conditions. One of the largest providers of its kind in the northeast, its services also include programs designed to meet the needs of individuals with criminal justice involvement, populations affected by HIV/AIDS, and pregnant and parenting women.

Kirkbride Center
The Kirkbride Center is a comprehensive behavioral health care facility located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia. It provides a spectrum of substance use disorder services, including detoxification, drug-free residential rehabilitation, methadone treatment, suboxone treatment, and vivitrol treatment. Additional services include individual and group psychotherapy with a primary therapist and specialized programming for trauma survivors who have been involved in sex work.

PHMC’s Research & Evaluation Group
The Research & Evaluation Group at Public Health Management Corporation is dedicated to helping clients understand their communities, improve their programming, and deepen their impact on public health and education. As part of PHMC, and as a member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), our team partners with clients to address pressing research questions, produce science-driven evaluations, inform programming, and facilitate technical assistance and strategy development. As public health issues vary by community and change over time, our interdisciplinary approach allows us to adjust to the shifting public health landscape with a range of methods and technologies. 




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