PPD Resources

Postpartum Support International:   1-800-944-4773. This is a toll-free warmline that provides information, support. and resources.

Community Behavioral Health:  1-888-545-2600. CBH Members can call 24 hours a day to be connected to services.

Postpartum Stress Center: Provides support and treatment for the pregnant or postpartum woman and her family.

Penn Women’s Behavioral Wellness: Provides treatment on conditions related to women’s behavioral health throughout the life span.

Women’s Emotional Wellness Center: Provides a women’s intensive outpatient program (IOP) for adult female patients ages 18 and older, whose mental health symptoms require more care than weekly psychotherapy, but do not require the intensity of partial hospitalization. They also provide outpatient mental health therapy and psychiatric services to parenting women and their families.

Drexel Mother Baby Connections: An intensive outpatient clinic that emphasizes the mother’s relationships with her baby and partner, and encourages moms to bring their infants to therapy.

Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for Women of Color: Provides a safe space for clients, families, and professionals of color around perinatal mental health. Every woman of color will be heard and supported around perinatal emotional wellness.

Council for Relationships: Provides counseling to families, couples, and individuals on a sliding scale.

Maternal Wellness Village: A village of birth workers that include Therapists, Doulas, Lactation Consultants, Holistic Healers, Infertility warriors, and Nurses.  The program is offered to all Black women regardless of income and access to resources


MCH Virtual Moms Support Group

When: Thursday from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where: Email Galissa.Jones@phila.gov for the link


Virtual BAE Cafe

When:  Tuesdays from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Where:  Check out @Bae_Hood on Instagram for registration and ZOOM information.

Are you pregnant, a new parent or breast/chestfeeding? Do you have questions you need answered? Or just want to connect with others around parenting and emotional changes? Join us every Tuesday at 5:00 PM for an amazing BAE Cafe group.

Maternity Care Coalition Free Virtual Parent Groups
When:  Starting the week of April 5
Where: Link sent at registration. The group is open to all caregivers with kids age 0-5. It is a 12 week series. Target Bank Card and Certificate for Completion will be received at completion. Afternoon and evening options are available. Registrants will receive a tablet with enrollment and 3 additional months of internet service upon graduation.
  • Manage stress
  • Support your children’s developmental needs
  • Help your children handle their emotions
  • Learn positive discipline approaches
To Register: E-mail Marci Mathew, MPS,  call 267-773-5119 or visit Parent Group Registration.

Nurse Family Partnership Virtual Latch Cafe
When:  Mondays from 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Where:  Instagram Live through @LatchCafePhilly. For Zoom meetings, please send a message to @LatchCafePhilly on Instagram. Come join us for a peer support group hosted by Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership nurse lactation professionals for pregnant and breast/chest feeding parents.

Mommy and Me for women of color

Suggested donation $10
Contact info@maternalwellnessvillage.org


Mental Health Partnerships

Parenting Plus: Free parenting classes for parents with mental illness or mental health issues
Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1211 Chestnut Street
Call Gina Caruso at 267-507-3872 or at gcaruso@mhphope.org


Einstein Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group

Wednesdays at 10 AM
1200 W Tabor Road
Einstein Behavioral Health Office
Questions? call Jill Van Horn at 215-456-9431
Drop ins welcome!


Virtual Moms Supporting Moms Support Group

Wednesdays 9/15 to 10/27
Contact Luisa at luisa@wholeheartpsych.com
$15 per session. Waived for financial hardship
https://wholeheartmaternalmentalhealth.com


Learn as Much as You Can:

General Information about PPD for New Mothers, Family and Supports:

MAYO Clinic Patient Care and Health Information Postpartum Depression.

American Family Physician. Depression During and After Pregnancy: When It’s More Than the Baby Blues?