One Bright Ray Partnerships
The Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT)
ELECT helps young parents achieve their highest potential, both personally and academically, in addition to becoming successful parents and citizens, by providing the support they need to stay in school through graduation. Services include individualized case management, academic and attendance support, participation and achievement incentives, home visits, individual and group education sessions, and enrichment field trips. ELECT Auxiliary Supports include the ELECT Baby Boutique, Car Seat Safety & Loan Program, and Safe Sleep Workshop Series (includes free Pack ‘n Play).
Eligible students include expecting moms and parenting moms or dads, aged 21 or younger.
The ELECT Program is a statewide initiative and is operated locally by the School District of Philadelphia through a partnership with community-based provider organizations.
Educating Communities for Parenting (ECP)
ECP has been breaking cycles and building futures for 40 years. We provide services to nearly 500 students annually including:
- Parenting education for teens, adults, and families impacted by vision impairment
- Anti-bullying programs for children from preschool to high school
- Youth development courses for youth in foster care and juvenile justice systems
Year Up is a one-year, intensive education and professional development program that provides young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, corporate internships with leading companies, a stipend, and the opportunity to access college credits through Peirce College, loan free! Whether your goal is to jump-start your career in an in-demand industry or continue to pursue a college degree—Year Up is the next step that can give you options.
We Love Philly
A recognized 501 (c)(3) program that empowers students with positive community experiences and essential professional skills through mindfulness, volunteerism, entrepreneurship and content creation. This program is only available to current One Bright Ray Community High School students.
Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)
The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) has established a new mental health service, Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS). This service is a remodel of Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) and School Therapeutic Services (STS) for the delivery of youth mental health services in the home, school, and community.
Mental Health Provider by Campus:
- Fairhill: Juvenile Justice Center (JJC)
- Simpson: Philadelphia Mental Health Center (PMHC)
- Elmwood: Holcomb Behavioral Health Services
- Mansion: Resources for Human Development (RHD)