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   School District of Philadelphia


Section 1310-A of the Pennsylvania Public School Code established the Office of Safe Schools Advocate (OSSA).  In 2001, the OSSA was created in the School District of Philadelpha (SDP) to assist students who are victims of violent acts.

The OSSA is located at: 

School District of Philadelphia Administration Building
440 N. Broad Street Suite 1198
Phone numbers:  1-877-730-6315 or 1-215-656-5381
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

If calling after hours, please leave a message, our staff will contact you as soon as the office is open.