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  • LGBTQIA+ affirming and competent therapy
  • Multilingual therapy (ASL)

Interfaith Cooperation and Learning

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  • Interfaith Immersion for all ages
  • Interfaith Gatherings for Conversation, Learning
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  • Allyship
  • Interfaith
  • Trauma
  • Anti-Racism

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Spiritual Circles

Date TBD

The Welcome Project PA
350 S York Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040

Creating a sense of community, belongingness, fostering healthy listening and compassionate relationships through the learning about and exercising of a wide spectrum of spiritual practices. ALL ages and spiritual traditions welcome! Various elements will be utilized, including music, the arts, and spiritual practices.

LGBT+ affirming, welcoming to those of secular traditions.

RSVP by emailing Josh Blakesley:

Writers Workshop & Open Mic With Evan Wang

Friday, January 12th
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
350 S York Rd. Hatboro, PA

Join The Welcome Project PA & the Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate, Evan Wang, for an exciting evening of poetry writing & spoken word performances! Performance sign-up will take place at the event!

Evan Wang is a first-generation American. His work has been nominated for Best of the Net & has been featured by Button Poetry, NPR, NBC10, the Miami Book Fair, the Free Library of Philadelphia, & more. He is a 2024 National Young Arts Winner in Poetry & the editor-in-chief of Hominum Journal.

This event is free with a $10 suggested donation.



Angels & Saints: Eros & Awe

Saturday, January 27th
6:30 pm-9:00 pm
350 S York Rd. Hatboro, PA

6:30 PM Doors Open/Live Music
7:00 PM Program Begins
8:00 PM Panel Discussion

LifeDream Films and The Welcome Project PA have partnered to bring you this new documentary film that explores the relationship between sex and spirituality in the quest for wholeness.

Join us for this exciting event, along with live music, beverages, and refreshments!

Featuring live music by Rodney Whittenberg! Film Director/Producer: Vic Compher


Ongoing Programs

Programas en Curso

Support Groups

For ages 18+

LGBTQIA+ Support Group
Trans and Nonbinary Support Group
QTBIPOC Support Group
Sexuality Support Group

Find out more!

Activity Nights

Family-friendly, all ages welcome!

Activity Night Hatboro
Activity Night Souderton

Find out more!

Check our calendar for all of our programs and events!


The Mission of
The Welcome Project PA

The Welcome Project PA strives to be a diverse, safe place for marginalized and vulnerable populations and seeks to bring about positive social change to improve the quality of life for these individuals and families in Greater Philadelphia.

Here at The Welcome Project PA, we provide educational resources, support groups, social activities and events, advocacy, interfaith learning and cooperation, and LGBT+ friendly, trauma-informed therapy, healing, and counseling. We serve newcomers to the US, Spanish-speaking communities, refugees, vulnerable faith communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and people living in poverty who lack the basic necessities.

La Misión del Proyecto de bienvenida PA

WPPA se esfuerza por ser un lugar diverso y seguro para las poblaciones marginadas y vulnerables y busca generar un cambio social positivo para mejorar la calidad de vida de familias e individuos en el Área Metropolitana de Filadelfia.

En WPPA, brindamos recursos educativos, grupos de apoyo, eventos sociales, abogacía, aprendizaje y cooperación interreligiosos, terapia psicológica, y asesoramiento para la comunidad LGBT+. Atendemos a recién llegados a los EE. UU., comunidades de habla hispana, refugiados, comunidades religiosas vulnerables, comunidades LGBTQ+ y personas que viven en pobreza y carecen de las necesidades básicas.

Meet Our Staff

Conozca a nuestro personal

Josh Blakesley, M.Div.

Co-Founder, Executive Director

Niki Kulp

Niki Kulp, MSS, LCSW

(she/her/hers or they/them/theirs)
Co-Founder, Associate Executive Director

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Aimee Goldsmith

Co-Founder, Co-director of Development and Programs

LaTanya E. Jones

LaTanya E. Jones, MSM, NIC, MSW, MEd

Co-director of Development, Therapist, ASL Interpreter

Jai Thompson

Jai Thompson

Support Group Facilitator

Vena Guzman, MSW, LSW

Support Group Facilitator

Support Our Work

Be part of The Welcome! Thanks to your generosity, we are making our communities truly welcoming to those who have faced discrimination, marginalization, and hardship.


Apoye nuestro trabajo

¡Sé parte de WPPA! Gracias a su generosidad, estamos haciendo que nuestras comunidades sean verdaderamente acogedoras para aquellos que han enfrentado discriminación, marginación y dificultades.


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