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Listing of Food Resources in Philadelphia

Download listing of food resources in Philly including: income based food resources; emergency food resources; and fresh food resources.
Citywide Listing of Food Resources
En Espanol
For Seniors
Benefits of SNAP in Philly
By neighborhood: NE, NW, SW/West, West, 19121/32, 19122/25/33/34 (North) 19123/30

The Food Trust

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

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children’s Program)

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.


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!!

FreshEBT App

Amazing FREE app that tracks your EBT spending, helps with monthly food budgeting, helps find helpful resources in your community, and even has coupons. Download here

SNAP (Food Stamps)

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

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

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

FREE Nutritious food in Philly

Go to for a map of free food sites, older adult meal sites, student meal sites, general meal sites, community refrigerators around Philadelphia. No ID is required. Distribution times and meal size vary per site. More info and resources can be found on the website.

Free Summer Meals

From Coalition Against Hunger. Click here to find free meals or to become a site or go to website at or
Also can call 1-855-252-MEAL (option 6) or text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877877.
English Flyer                 Spanish Flyer

Philabundance Food Help Line

Call 866-3-HUNGRY or 877-8-HAMBRE (Espanol) Mon.-Fri. 8am-8pm. if in need of food.
Food Resource Flyer

United Way 2-1-1

United Way helpline provides phone numbers for a wide array of assistance: food; clothing, housing etc.-
Just call 211 or go to website

SHARE Food 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.

Philabundance Fresh For All

Free fresh fruits and veggies for those who need them. Click here for locations.

Healthy Eating on a Budget

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

Food Fit Philly

Philly site to help you reduce sweetened drinks and increase healthy choices in our lives.

PA Resource List for Lactation Consultants

Please click here for comprehensive list

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.
Fill out a sign-up form on to get FREE 24/7 access. Bilingual Info here

PA Department of Health Breastfeeding Handouts

Click here for great handouts in English and Spanish

WIC Breastfeeding Resources

If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 800-367-6347 for help


Maternity Care Coalition Breastfeeding and Community Doula Program

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.

Health Partners 24 Hour Breast Feeding Support Line

For Health Partners patients. 24 hour breastfeeding hotline. Call 215-307-6791 for issues/questions with breastfeeding.

Nursing Mothers Advisory Council

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

La Leche League

Information, and support for nursing families- 610-666-0359
En Espanol

Breast Feeding Resource Center

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.

KellyMom Breastfeeding info

Dozens of videos and handouts for all breast feeding questions/issues. Click

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Click below for Listing of the Benefits of breast feeding as well as local resources for breast feeding families.
Click Here for Benefits and Resources


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 or you can contact our Nutrition Department at 215-496-2662 x5.
Click here for referral.

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