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Rudolphy/Mercy-Douglass Home for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Rudolphy/Mercy-Douglass Home for the Blind
3827 Powelton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 382-6233 (Local)
(215) 382-6687 (Fax)

Brief Description

The Edith R. Rudolphy Residence for the Blind is a program for low-income individuals with blindness and other disabilities.

Located in the Powelton/Saunders Park area of Philadelphia's University City, Rudolphy has joined forces with Mercy-Douglass Human Services Affiliate to revitalize Rudolphy's landmark building and establish a new concept in independent living.

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Staff

Marian Gambrell, Contact, mgambrell@mercydouglass.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Housing Services
    • Offers housing for elderly blind adults.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers bingo, arts and crafts, trips to Atlantic City.
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