Download listing of food resources in Philly including: income based food resources; emergency food resources; and fresh food resources.
Click here for citywide listing
By neighborhood: NE, NW, SW/West, West, 19121/32, 19122/25/33/34 (North), 19123/30
Find food in Philly. Farmer’s markets, food pantrys, soup kitchens and senior meals. Power by Coalition Against Hunger. Go to www.phillyfoodfinder.org to find food by zip code.
Committed to improving people’s health and eliminating malnutrition by ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and nutrition education. Operates low cost, fresh food farmer’s markets throughout Philadelphia Click here for map. 1617 JFK Blvd Suite 900. 215-575-0444.
Click here for info on Philly Food Bucks to get extra healthy foods with your Access Card
Philly site to help you reduce sweetened drinks and increase healthy choices in our lives.
WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program funded by federal and state governments to make nutritious foods available to women, infants and children. The following persons may be eligible: Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have given birth within the past 6 months, Infants, Children under 5 years old. Main Office- 215-978-6100, or 800-743-3300- 1300 W Leigh Avenue. Click here for locations
COMPASS–Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services–is a web site that allows individuals and community based organizations access to screen for, apply for, and renew a broad range of social programs including Food Stamps, Health Care, Cash Assistance ect.-see what your family is eligible for!!
Will direct families to local district office near their home-Call the Coalition Against Hunger’s SNAP hotline – SNAP (Food Stamp) Hotline: call 215-430-0556
Provides information on various food programs to low-income Philadelphians including Food Stamps and Emergency Food resources- call 215-769-0659. Operates Food Stamp Hotline as well call 215-430-0556 to see if you qualify.
Click here for listing of food resources throughout Philly. En Espanol
United Way helpline provides phone numbers for a wide array of assistance: food; clothing, housing etc.-
Just call 211 or go to website 211sepa.org
Each week Farm to Families supplies North Philadelphia families with boxes of produce from local farmers at a cost of only $10 or $15. Boxes are brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables, often valued at double the price. Additional fresh items including specialty produce, eggs, meat, and seafood are also offered at affordable prices. Cash, credit, SNAP benefits and FMNP coupons are all accepted for payment. Please contact distribution sites from website below, for detailed information or to register for the program.
SHARE (Self-Help and Resource Exchange) is a program where people can purchase a package of food for $20 and 2 hours of community service with a retail value of about $40. The food package contains meat, fresh fruits, vegetables, and staples. Call 215-223-2220 or 800-595-3663 for more info or check out their website for a SHARE location near you.
Free fresh fruits and veggies for those who need them. Click here for locations.
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Use these tips and materials to make healthy choices while staying within your budget.
Click link for info www.choosemyplate.gov/budget
Operate many fresh food resources including teh “SNAP Box Program,” which provides participating families with 5-8 produce items weekly that they pay for using their SNAP benefits. – See more at:
www.greensgrow.org/life/snapbox or call 215.427.2702
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is involved in breastfeeding promotion in many ways including publishing their annual Philadelphia Breastfeeding Resource Handbook. Click here for breastfeeding plans.
Call 215-685-5237 for help.
Philadelphia Breast Feeding Directory
Click here for great info www.womenshealth.gov/itsonlynatural
If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 215-978-6100.
Free breastfeeding support and community doula (labor support) services for women and families. Doulas provide culturally-connected support to women and families during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the weeks after birth. Breastfeeding support is provided by Certified Lactation Counselors (CLCs). Services available in English and Spanish. 215-386-3804.
For Health Partners patients. 24 hour breastfeeding hotline. Call 215-307-6791 for issues/questions with breastfeeding.
The Nursing Mothers Advisory Council is a volunteer organization that offers free support and counseling for breastfeeding mothers. NMAC is comprised of trained volunteer women who have breastfed their children and who wish to help others breastfeed. Learn more at http://nursingmoms.net/and download the New Mom Notebook here for helpful information and tips on breastfeeding
This is a Nonprofit center staffed by Board Certified Lactation Consultants to address breastfeeding problems. Appts. necessary, sliding scale used to determine payment. 215-886-2433.
Dozens of videos and handouts for all breast feeding questions/issues. Click kellymom.com/category/bf/
Click below for Listing of the Benefits of breast feeding as well as local resources for breast feeding families.
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MANNA provides meals to children who are suffering from a serious illness which is affecting their nutritional status. To get more information on MANNA’s services and to access a Referral Form (your doctor must fill out) , please visit our website at www.mannapa.org or you can contact our Nutrition Department at 215-496-2662 x5.
Click here for referral.
The mission of the Philadelphia GROW Project is to help low-income children and their families achieve normal weight gain, good nutrition and proper development through service, research and advocacy. If you think your child has failure to thrive call 215-427-GROW (4769).