Street2Feet Partners with Bombas to Provide 7,500 Socks to Homeless Community

Keeping feet warm since 2014, RHD’s Street2Feet has provided essential day shelter and outreach services to the homeless community in Monroe County, PA.

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RHD Studies Abroad at Paris Conference

Paris, France is arguably one of the world’s most enchanting and picturesque cities. This year, the City of Lights hosted the Hearing Voices Congress – an international event bringing people together who hear voices to think, learn, share, and connect with one another.

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Embracing New Beginnings with Mainstay WEPA

North Bessemer, a town nestled just beyond Pittsburgh, PA, exudes tons of scenic charm. Lamont Pinkston resides there in a comfortable home along a quiet street, supported by RHD Mainstay Western PA (WEPA).

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RHD 2023 Year in Review

Join us in revisiting the unforgettable moments that made 2023 truly remarkable!

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RHD is proud to share the latest news and coverage on its programs and activities. From live major news outlet coverage, to noteworthy updates on RHD initiatives, you can see it all here. Learn more

RESOURCES for Human Development IS A NATIONAL HUMAN SERVICES NONPROFIT WITH THE BROADEST POSSIBLE SERVICE MISSION: WE SUPPORT TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE OF ALL ABILITIES EVERY YEAR WITH EFFECTIVE, INNOVATIVE, AND PERSON-CENTERED PROGRAMS.

OUR WORK HELPS INDIVIDUALS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND PRIVATE DONORS & FOUNDATIONS – FOR 50 YEARS AND COUNTING!

Empowering People to Achieve Independence

Our work spans sectors, but it shares this common theme—we develop person-centered, trauma-informed programming that helps people build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Resources for Human Development has been serving adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and helping them lead more fulfilling lives since 1972, when it established the Lower Merion Vocational Training …

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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

RHD’s history of innovative services began in the behavioral health field, establishing Lower Merion Counseling & Mobile Services in 1970 in response to a community need for outpatient services. Since then, RHD has expanded …

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Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery

RHD recognizes there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction recovery. RHD offers a variety of innovative person-centered and person-directed recovery plans that take into account where our clients are in their unique …

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Homelessness

Homelessness

Everybody deserves a place to call home. From shelters and safe havens to supported independent living and nationally renowned case management services, Resources for Human Development helps people of all …

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Women & Children

Women & Children

Resources for Human Development has served on several task forces for women and children’s programs in different states across the nation, and was part of the original Governor’s task force …

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Integrated Health Care

Integrated Health Care

RHD’s Family Practice and Counseling Network operates community health care centers in three of Philadelphia’s medically underserved neighborhoods. The centers employ a nurse-managed model to deliver caring, quality primary health …

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Youth Development

Youth Development

RHD has been serving at-risk youth for nearly 20 years. We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of progressive societal change with our innovative and individualized approach towards serving …

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Veterans

Veterans

Those who serve our nation in the military, whether during wartime or peace, sometimes need help reintegrating into civilian society. Over the years, RHD has assisted veterans with issues of …

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National Impact. Local Approach.

At RHD, we’re committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all, to the empowerment of those we serve and our employees, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of those we serve and our government and community partners.

Our Values Define Us

RHD’s Values form the bedrock of our organization, shaping our interactions with participants and each other. At RHD, we are deeply committed to upholding these Values, which serve as the driving force behind our mission, define our organizational culture, and strengthen our community. Our Values are not just words on paper; they guide our daily actions and decision-making, helping us fulfill our mission and make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and communities we serve.  Learn More

Eighteen years ago, Timmi Kilgore was on what she refers to as a “rough road.” She was homeless, struggling with a serious addiction to drugs and alcohol, and a victim …

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