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Useful Phone Numbers

Fire, Emergency and Police: 911

Non Emergency:
Sixth District Police Station, 11th & Winter: 215-686-3060
Sixth District Police: 
  Community Relations: Officer Julie Carpenter,
  PSA3 Liaison: Lt. Kevin
  Captain Brian Korn: 215-686-3060
  Vice, Sgt. Lanciano: 215-685-9900, (Cell) 215-317-0836
  Undercover, Officer Joseph Ferrero, (Cell) 215-375-0932

South Street Mini-Station: 215-922-6706

Narcotics Hotline: 215-686-3784
Auto Theft Hotline: 215-685-9126
Abandoned Vehicles: 215-686-3063
Graffiti (existing): 311
Nuisance Bars & Properties: 215-686-3060
Sanitation Enforcement: 215-686-3060
Victim's Assistance: 215-686-3063

City Services: FIRST TRY CALLING 311!
Also, visit our Report A Problem page to use SeeClickFix.

Animal Control (barking dogs, dead animals): 267-385-3800
Anti-Graffiti Hotline: 311
City Hall: 215-686-1776
Drug Property: 215-686-5858
Project H.O.M.E. Homeless Assistance Hotline: 215-232-1984
Mayor's Action Center: 215-686-3000
Fairmount Park Commission: 215-685-1835
Health Department (Foul Odors, etc.): 215-823-7583
Historical Commission: 215-686-7660
Licenses and Inspections: 215-686-2463
Parking Authority Enforcement (9-5pm): 215-683-9000, 215-683-9773
Pennsylvania SPCA: 215-426-6300
Recycling Office Hotline: 215-685-7329
Resident Parking Permit: 215-683-9730/ 215-973-9732
Sanitation Rubbish Removal: 215-685-1770
Sanitation Enforcement: 215-686-3082
Vice (Prostitution, etc.): 685-1100

Streets Department:

Street Lights: 311
Alley Lights: 311
Repair and Potholes: 215-686-5560
Trash Collection/Bulk Pick-Up: 215-686-5560
Water and Sewer Service/Problems: 215-685-6300

Links For All Residents

Our Local Parks:

Seger Park
Seger Dog Park Owner's Association
Kahn Park

About Wash West:

Click here to view an online exhibit entitled "The Changing Heart of the City: Building and Rebuilding Western 'Wash West'".

Area Transportation:

Philadelphia International Airport
Philly Car Share
The Phlash Shuttle
Septa Routes, Maps and Schedules

City Services:

Philly 311
"Circular Non-Delivery" Decal Order Form
Project H.O.M.E. (for Homeless Assistance)
Recycling Schedules and Info
Report a Pothole
Trash Collection Guidelines

Local Government:

City of Philadelphia Online
The Committee of Seventy
Councilman Mark Squilla, First District
Senator Larry Farnese
State Representative Brian Sims


Philadelphia Gas Works
Philadephia Water Department
Comcast Cable

Streets Department:


The Washington Square West Trust
Center City District
Center City Residents Association
The Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition
Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition
Bella Vista Neighbors Association
Midtown Village
Philadelphia Town Watch
The Society Hill Civic Association
South of South Neighborhood Association

Links For Property Owners

Building Permit Information
Licenses and Inspection
Philadelphia Historical Commission
Tax Revision Board

Links For Tenants

Philadelphia Housing Authority
Philadelphia Regional Alliance of HUD Tenants