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The Shevlin Family Foundation is a Delaware County, community-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to lift individuals, families, and communities affected by Substance Use Disorder (SUD) with the support, education, and empowerment they deserve to champion their own recovery journey.

We envision a future where every person affected by SUD is supported and empowered to thrive on their own personal journey of freedom, fulfillment, and sustained recovery. We are a PA Recovery-Friendly Workplace!

Our Impact in the Community

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People Served

Food Cards

Essentials Items

Weeks of Housing

Housing Scholarships

Our mission is to lift individuals, families, and communities affected by substance use disorder with information, support, and empowerment to champion their own recovery journey,

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Your support is needed NOW more than ever! Help us meet the basic needs of those in early recovery. Thank you for your generosity!

How We Help

The Shevlin Family Foundation is deeply commited to helping individuals and communities affected by substance use disorder (SUD). Here are a few ways we strive to remove obstacles for those we serve in early recovery.

Housing scholarships

Ideal candidates are Delaware County residents active in their (current) inpatient treatment program, who demonstrate a willingness to work a consistent recovery program after discharge and have a financial need.

First Help Grants

Our First Helps program aims to solve basic needs for those in early recovery primarily: food items, food cards, Septa cards, clothing and hygiene items.

Journey Program

This free program provides ongoing recovery support and encouragement.

Addiction is a ‘Family’ Disease

In October 2015, Peggie and Paul Shevlin set up a public charity to assist individuals seeking recovery. With 3 of their 7 children in recovery – they knew personally the effects of substance use disorder.

Grateful for their own children’s recovery, they felt called to specifically serve needy persons transitioning from treatment. Promoting hope for this particularly vulnerable population was their goal.

The First 14 Days

The first fourteen days are the most critical. Help those in early addiction recovery. Your support is needed NOW more than ever! Help us meet the basic needs of those in early recovery. Thank you for your generosity!

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