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COVID-19 Resources

Philadelphia COVID-19 Helpline 1-800-722-7112 and info (see resources)

Helpline and info for questions related to COVID-19. Click here www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-greater-philadelphia-coronavirus-helpline-opened-by-health/. Updates also here www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

Download this amazing document that lists Resources For Families in Philly including: FREE 24 hour a day video Lactation support app (Pacify); baby items (food, formula, diapers); WIC info; and things to do at home with your children as well as the COVID hotline. Click here for English and Spanish (coming soon)

FREE Nutritious food in Philly

 

  • Food sites where any resident can pick up free food for their household.
  • Student meal sites where any child can pick up free meals.
    • Sites are open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
    • Residents can pick up one box per household. Supplies will last up to five days.
    • Residents do not need to present an ID or proof of income for eligibility.
    •  Food sites are supported by the City, Share Food Program, and Philabundance.
      Click here for locations https://www.phila.gov/food/#/

 

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Helps people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. It makes payments directly to your landlord. Go to https://phlrentassist.org to see if you are eligible. Click here for more info in Spanish

How to get a stimulus check if you didn’t file taxes

Eligible U.S. citizens or permanent residents who:

  • Had gross income that did not exceed $12,200 ($24,400 for married couples) for 2019
  • Were not otherwise required to file a federal income tax return for 2019, and didn’t plan to

You can provide the necessary information to the IRS easily and quickly for no fee through Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info. The IRS will use this information to determine your eligibility and payment amount and send you an Economic Impact Payment. Click here to start www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here

Information for Employees Affected by COVID-19- Unemployment Info

If you are employed in Pennsylvania and are unable to work because of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), you may be eligible for Unemployment or Workers’ Compensation benefits. Click here for info www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/covid19.aspx
Also the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) which provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment benefits to individuals not eligible for regular unemployment compensation or extended benefits, including those who have exhausted all rights to such benefits. Click here www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/CARES-Act/Pages/PUA-FAQs.aspx
Click here for flyer on resources

 

Essential Job Listings During COVID

Click here for listings of job openings phlcouncil.com/covid-19-hiring

Health Insurance During COVID-19 from PCCY

Click here in multiple languages to find out how to get insurance during this pandemic. www.pccy.org/resource/howtogethealthinsuranceduringcovid19

Family Leave info during COVID-19

Please click here for info on family leave. If a parent has been an employee for at least 30 days and cannot work/telework because s/he is caring for a child that’s at home due to a COVID-19-related school closure or regular caregiver unavailability, that parent is entitled to take Paid Expanded Family and Medical Leave (PFML) for up to 12 weeks. If the parent has not been an employee for at least 30 days, s/he is entitled to Emergency Paid Sick Leave for up to 2 weeks.

Free Diapers

For diapers: Call the Philadelphia Interfaith Network (215-246-4663) and Catholic Social Services (215-624-5920 Northeast Philadelphia, Casa del carmen: 267-331-2500, and Southwest Philadelphia: 215-724-8550).

Pacify- FREE Lactation Consulting App for Philly Families

A FREE mobile app that provides on-demand access to lactation specialists right from your smartphone.  Get the app “Pacify” in the Apple Store or Google Play.
Enter the enrollment code PHILLY at signup for FREE 24/7 access. Bilingual Info here /www.pacify.com/

Community Resources Connect

Click here and go down to COVID-19 info for COVID specific info s well as info in your zip code. communityresourceconnects.org

Clarifi Free Financial Counseling during COVID

Counselors are available by phone to assist if you are experiencing job loss, temporary loss of income or financial hardship during this time. Call 1-855-FIN-PHIL (346-7445) to speak to a counselor today. Flyer here. Info on their website clarifi.org

COVID-19 resources in multiple languages in Philly

Click here for info in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and French. Click here www.phila.gov/2020-04-27-covid-19-resources-for-immigrants-refugees-and-asylees/

Info on staying electronically connected during COVID

Info about obtaining and/or maintaining internet and cell phone services . www.phila.gov/2020-03-25-staying-connected-during-covid-19/  Click here for free services

PCCY- COVID Toolkit

From Public Citizens for Children and Youth- multiple resources updated daily- www.pccy.org/covid

Emergency Child Care Map

Child care for essential employees. Click here.

Philly Hopeline for mental health questions for families

Philly Hopeline can be accessed at 1-833-PHLHOPE (1-833-745-4673) every Monday-Friday from noon to 9 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

PA Crisis Text Line

For Mental health crisis at this time individuals can text PA to 741-741 (crisis text line)