Achievement through Counseling and Treatment (ACT)
Operating under the JEVS network, Achievement Through Counseling and Treatment (ACT) operates two outpatient, state-certified opioid treatment facilities in Philadelphia, known as ACT I and ACT II.
Both JEVS ACT locations offer personal solutions and supports to adults seeking medication-assisted treatment for opiate abuse, including outpatient methadone maintenance services, individual, group, and family counseling, free and confidential HIV/AIDS testing, and more. In addition, Act II also offers employment services including GED classes, resumé workshops, and job placement assistance.
Meet Becky Shuhart: ACT Client and JEVS Human Services Strictly Business Inspiration Award Winner 2019
An accomplished high school track star and self-described “good kid,” Becky grew up miles from the streets of Kensington that would nearly claim her life. As a college freshman, she began experimenting with pills, which quickly led to a full-blown heroin addiction and numerous tries at recovery. Homeless, she found her way to treatment at ACT. She worked hard at her recovery and was a model patient, taking on a peer leadership role at the clinic while working part-time at a women’s recovery program.
“My life before coming to JEVS-ACT was drug infested, hopeless, suicidal. The program has helped me with the treatment to want to remain drug-free. ACT will save your life.”
- Michael, Fishtown
Years in Recovery: 6
Want to Learn More?
Start Your Recovery Now
If you or someone you know needs help with addiction, our intake specialists are there for you.Learn More
Get Back to Work!
ACT can help you with your resume, interviewing skills, job placement, and more.Learn More
Methadone Treatment Facts
The benefits and effectiveness of methadone treatment.Learn More
Get the Deets on ACT
Details on ACT services, locations and eligibility requirements.Learn More
Faces of Recovery - Series 1
Transformational stories of ACT clients who overcame major obstacles and got clean.Learn More
Faces of Recovery - Series 2
Five more recovery stories that highlight life-changing treatment for addiction.Learn More
ACT Stories and News
Read all about it: client success stories, ACT in the news, and more.Learn More
Spread the Word
Let others know about ACT by downloading, printing and sharing ACT info sheets.Learn More
Join Us at an ACT Event
True to our name, we are ACTive in the community. We hope to see you at the next neighborhood event!Learn More