We are mutually invested in each other’s success and are stronger because of our affiliations. The Community Coalition is composed of member organizations who closely serve our local community.

Member Organizations

Association for the Colonial Theatre

The Association for the Colonial Theatre enhances the collective well-being of our region by restoring the landmark Colonial Theatre and promoting cultural, economic and civic life. Audiences throughout the Philadelphia region enjoy film, live theatre, music, dance and other community events in the heart of Phoenixville’s historic business district. For information about The Colonial Theatre visit www.thecolonialtheatre.com.

Citizen Advocacy of Chester County, Inc.

Citizen Advocacy initiates voluntary one-to-one relationships between a person with a disability and someone else from the community who has corresponding qualities and resources. This relationship is initiated by a Citizen Advocacy of Chester County coordinator, and advocates are asked to build a personal relationship with their partner, and also to take action on their partner’s behalf. For information visit www.citizenadvocacycc.org.

Open Hearth, Inc.

Open Hearth serves low income households, people with disabilities, single parents, the elderly and individuals and families experiencing homelessness. They endeavor to develop innovative ways to create affordable housing, supply access to transportation and provide services centered around financial education and counseling, believing that the answer lies in prevention and education. These services include asset building programs, free financial education workshops, one on one budgeting support and social service referrals and advocacy. For more informatio, call Open Hearth at 610-792-9282, e-mail OpenHearthInc@verizon.net or visit www.openhearthinc.org.

Orion Communities, Inc.

Orion is a community-based organization that provides interim case management, outreach, and supportive services to those experiencing poverty, illness or struggling with a disability. Orion connects residents to services that engender hope, dignity, and self-reliance.

For information about Orion Communities, visit www.orioncommunities.org.

Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA)

PAPA offers the only formal, structured programs for at-risk youth aged 7-17 in the Phoenixville area. Primarily a volunteer, grassroots organization, PAPA works closely with the Phoenixville Area School District, the Borough of Phoenixville and other local organizations to create a positive, effective, and motivating force in the community. Visit PAPA's website for more information www.PAPA1995.org