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!! ALSO, download myCOMPASS PA app from apple, android to check benefits, upload documents, check status and balances. No more lines!
Clarifi provides a wide variety of counseling services and educational programs designed to empower individual of all economic levels financially, and to help them before, during or after a period of financial difficulty. Help with: budgeting; bankruptcy; credit; savings; foreclosures and more. 1608 Walnut Street. Call 1-800-989-2227 or go to website for info and to schedule an appointment. Online appointments click here.
Click here to be directed to various Utility Programs to help with paying your utilities.
Don’t miss your chance to get back up to $6,242 with the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit. FREE tax prep for lower income Philadelphians all over the city. Go to website for info and locations www.youearneditphilly.com
A parnership with United Way, Goodwill and Walmart Foundation provides free tax services online and in person. Go to http://www.myfreetaxes.com/ for info.
Free tax preparation. Call 215-454-6483 or visit the web site.
Philadelphia’s network of Financial Empowerment Centers provide FREE high-quality, one-on-one financial counseling with professionally trained counselors to help clients transition from debt management to saving.
Call 1-855-FIN-PHIL or click pha.phila.gov/resident-services/other-training/financial-empowerment-centers.aspx
Click link below to see if you qualify for benefits
Operates BenPhilly where you can call 1-800-236-2194 or go online to apply for benefits or go to a BenePhilly site in person. Phila. FIGHT 1207 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor; Catholic Social Services 4400 N Reese St.; PEC 325 N. 39th Street 19104; Project Home 1515 Fairmount Ave; UESF 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 600.; United Communities SW 2029 S. 8th St.
An online resource that helps families find out if they are eligible for public benefits and the steps you have to take to receive them.
Multiple resources for the Kensington residents/businesses and surrounding community to help it’s community thrive. Go to nkcdc.org to check out their many programs or call 215- 427-0350