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For the safety of our clients and staff, Penn Foundation has taken the following proactive measures through June 5, 2020. A decision will be made by June 4, 2020 on whether to extend our modification of services. Please check back for updates.
♦ Client services at Wellspring Clubhouse – While the building is closed to members, we have scheduled daily meetings via Zoom at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. Interested members should contact the Clubhouse or their primary staff person.
♦ Drug and Alcohol Partial Hospital Program
♦ Group wellness classes, including yoga, mindfulness, and tai chi practices
Penn Foundation has adopted the option for its providers to continue treatment through telehealth. Open Access is available Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, by calling 215-257-6551. Penn Foundation’s EAP is also providing telehealth treatment during its normal operating hours. To make an appointment, please call 215-257-6556.
Penn Foundation’s inpatient drug and alcohol facility will begin admitting male clients only and operating with additional admission criteria. Penn Foundation will continue to reassess its operations within the inpatient drug and alcohol facility every two weeks to determine if it is appropriate to increase capacity and expand admissions to include female clients.
The Delivery of Essential Services Continues!
During this crisis, Penn Foundation is committed to delivering the following essential behavioral health services to our community:
- Post-hospital follow up
- Prevention of hospital admissions
- Crisis assessments for risk of harm to self or others
- Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
- Assistance for individuals with cognitive deficits to help keep them safe in this crisis
- Monitoring care for pregnant/lactating women and children under 10 years old and adults over 60 years old
Clients who experience an emergency are encouraged to call our crisis line at 215-257-6551 or their program’s direct crisis line. Thank you for your cooperation. We continue to monitor the situation and update this information on our website as necessary. For more information about COVID-19, please visit www.cdc.gov.