WelcomeEPX

Our meeting times and formats:

In-person meetings are held at the East Passyunk Community Recreation Center at 1024 Mifflin St. Due to current health and safety issues all meetings are held virtually via Zoom. For accessibility, recordings are made public via our Facebook and website. 

Trash, Recycling and Streets 

Faithbased locations:

  • Zhen Ru Temple (Buddhist temple)
  • St. Nicholas of Tolentine Roman Catholic Church, (RC)
  • St. John’s Baptist Church, (Baptist)
  • Little David Baptist Church, (Baptist)
  • Indonesian Full Gospel Fellowship Church
  • International Bethel Church, 
  • Bethany Indonesian Church of God
  • Indonesian Light Church Philadelphia, (Mennonite, Lutheran)
  • Abundant Life Chinese Church (Mennonite)
  • Prophetic Church of Christ, 
  • First Christian Assembly, 
  • Abundant Harvest House of Prayer, (hebrew pentacostal)
  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Center, (Coptic Orthodox )
  • South Philadelphia Shtiebel
  • Iglesia De Cristo Misionera
  • Iglesia Adventista
  • Liberty Community Church

No cost community resources:  

  • Grab-n-Flow  – You can find the shed on S Franklin Street, right before the corner of S Franklin and Tasker- just look for the long red awning. The hope is that the shed will become a resource for the community, a place for accessing resources and for donating them. Grab-n-Flow is a free-to-the-community, menstrual and postpartum product shed! Items available include (but not limited to) tampons, pads, adult diapers, perineal ice packs, hemorrhoidal wipes, pain relieving spray. https://www.facebook.com/grabnflow
  • Food Finder: https://phillyfoodfinder.org/
  • Community Fridges: 
    • Bok Vocational School – 9th & Mifflin Streets 
    • 1229 S. 6th Street 
  • Community Pantry: 
    • The Hive – Broad & Dickinson Streets
    • Bok Vocational School – 9th & Mifflin Streets
  • S. Philly Tiny Library Map
    • The Book Ark at Bok Vocational School – 9th & Mifflin Streets
    • Little Free Library – The Fountain on E. Passyunk Avenue
    • Di Silvestro Playground – 1701 S. 15th Street
    • The Stella Library – 7th & Earp Streets

Elected Representatives and Voting Information 

Transit/How to get around:

  • Going to Center City (or further north) or south to the Stadiums?
    • Bus lines – full schedules, maps, and routes
      • 45 Broad and Oregon to Center City
        • North along 11th; South along 12th 
          • Get a transfer, then at Filbert, hop on the 23 which continues to Chestnut Hill
      • 47 Whitman Plaza to 5th/Godfrey
        • North along 7th; South along 8th 
      • 47M to Spring Garden via 9th 
        • North along 9th; you’ll have to take the 47 or 45 back home 
    • Subway – Broad Street Line
      • North and south along Broad St
        • EPX stops:
          • Synder
          • Tasker/Morris
  • Going east or west?
    • 29 Pier 70 to 33rd/Dickinson
      • West along Tasker; East along Morris 
    • 79 Columbus Commons Shopping Center to 29th/Synder
      • West/east along Synder 
  • Indego stations
    • Broad and Passyunk
    • 12th and Passyunk
    • Moyamensing and Tasker
    • 15th and Tasker

Parking:

Day passes:

  • Day passes consist of a single booklet of five parking passes for $35.
  • Residents can purchase a maximum of two booklets, and then wait 90 days before buying another.
  • Proof of residence is required.
  • To use the pass, scratch off the month and date on which the pass will be used, and write the visitor’s license plate number in the box provided on the pass. Then, hang the pass on the rearview mirror. You can download the day pass application here: Day Pass Application.

Temporary parking passes:

  • Temporary parking passes can be purchased per visitor vehicle for a maximum of 30 days (or two increments of 15 days).
  • After the 30 days have passed, that visitor vehicle has to wait 45 days before they can get another temporary pass.
  • Temporary parking passes cost $15 for 15 days. To purchase a temporary pass, visit our office at 35 N. Eighth Street.
  • Proof of residence is required.
  • Since temporary parking passes are assigned to license plates, you must provide the license plate number of the visitor’s vehicles

Parks, Libraries, Community Centers

  • The Singing Fountain – Tasker/11th/Passyunk ave public communal space 
  • South Philadelphia Library – 1700 S Broad St
  • Di Silvestro Playground – 1701 S 15th St, 19145 Playground with a sprayground, basketball court, behind the library 
  • Columbus Park – 1100 Wharton St, 19147 – Park with ball fields, playground, fenced in tot lot, sprayground, tables, large and small dog parks. 
  • East Passyunk Recreation Center 1025 Mifflin – Rec center with green space, music play, sprayground, indoor basketball, bocce court. 
  • Ford Recreation Center – 609 Snyder Ave, 19148 Rec center with outdoor pool, basketball court, small playground
  • Ford PAL (Police Athletic League) 631 Snyder Ave Rec center with indoor athletic and education programs. 
  • Fumo Family Library – 2437 S. Broad Street
  • Guerin Recreation Center – 2201 S 16th St, 19145 Rec center with playground
  • Dickinson Square Park – 1600 E Moyamensing Ave,19148 Park with basketball court, green spaces, and playgrounds
  • South Philadelphia Older Adult Center – 1430 E Passyunk Ave 19147 – classes, activities, and resources for elders for a $7 annual fee
  • Whitman Library – 200 Snyder Avenue
  • Bok Dog Park located at 9th and Dudley – stone filled small fenced in dog park with access to running water, dog bags, and disposal

Neighborhood Health and Safety:

Emergency / urgent care:

  • Methodist Hospital – Jefferson Health – 2301 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Penn Urgent Care South Philadelphia – Constitution Health Plaza 1930 S. Broad Street Ground Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19145 +12154197500
  • AFC Urgent Care South Philly – 1444 W Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145 +12159649250
  • Vybe Urgent Care – 1217 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Health Clinics:

  • City of Philadelphia Health Center 2 – 1700 S Broad St #201, Philadelphia, PA 19145
  • CHOP South Philly – 1700 S Broad St #301, Philadelphia, PA 19145
  • Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center – BOK building 8th St. (between Mifflin and Dudley).

Fire department:

  • PFD Engine 10 1357 S 12th St
  • Engine 53 Ladder 27 416 Snyder Ave +12156851792
  • Police District 3rd District – 1300 S 11th St #1 +12156863030 IN AN EMERGENCY DIAL Dial 911
  • Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center Philadelphia 1114 S Front St +12678001950

Independent Grocery Stores:

  • JJ’s Supermarket – 7th & Mifflin Streets
  • Paisa Supermarket – 
  • Paisano Supermarket – 
  • S. Philly Food Coop – 

Neighborhood Partners