Congratulations, Carol Wong!

PCDC would like to congratulate PCDC Board Director Carol Wong, director of the Chinatown Learning Center and NAAAP board member, who was awarded the 2016 Globy Award for Community Leadership. Globy Awards are given to recipients for being active ambassadors of global thought in Philadelphia. “These four award winners have provided distinguished service to our […]

VITA Free Tax Preparation Kicked Off February 11, 2017

PCDC and AAEC kicked off the VITA season on the weekend of February 11th. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation services to qualified families earning less than $54,000 per year. This is PCDC’s third year offering VITA, this year in collaboration with Campaign for Working Families.  Tax preparation services are […]

How do ObamaCare Premiums Affect Your Tax Filing?

You MUST use the same marriage status in your ObamaCare application as your tax filing form. If you DO NOT, it could cost you thousands of dollars in EAPTR (Excess Advance Premium Tax Repayment). If your income when you applied for ObamaCare is much less than what you are currently reporting on tax return, it […]

Eligible for Medicare? Don’t Delay!

For most people who have lived and worked in America for 10 or more years, Medicare is the most affordable health insurance option. You may qualify for Medicare if you: are 65 or older OR • have a disability that has qualified you for social security OR • have been diagnosed with End-Stage Renal Disease […]

Philadelphia Celebrates the Lunar New Year!

From the end of January into the beginning of February, Chinatown’s streets were lively with firecrackers and lion dances. On Saturday, February 4th, PCDC partnered with Reading Terminal Market for another year of Chinese New Year Celebrations. Kicking off celebrations, the United States Postal Service unveiled their Chinese New Year stamp. The members of On […]

PCDC met up with Hahnemann University Hospital

On December 1st, 2016, executive members of neighboring Hahnemann University Hospital met up with John Chin and PCDC board member, Gary Ng, in Chinatown. Hospital CEO, Michael Halter, and Chief Business Development Officer, Robert Pavlich, spent time at their physicians’ offices located at 1008 Arch Street in Chinatown. Hahnemann’s physicians and front staff are bilingual. […]

No Health Insurance? Deadline to enroll is January 31st, 2017!!!

You Have a Choice to Enroll or Not Enroll!!!   Since the open enrollment started in November 2016, PCDC has already helped over 200 individuals enroll in either Medicaid (MA), Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or Marketplace plans. If you need help in getting or renewing your health insurance, or have health insurance related questions, […]