Download listing of food resources in Philly including: income based food resources; emergency food resources; and fresh food resources.
Citywide Listing of Food Resources
Benefits of SNAP in Philly
By neighborhood: NE, NW, SW/West, West, 19121/32, 19122/25/33/34 (North), 19123/30
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 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!!
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 www.freshebt.com
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
From Coalition Against Hunger. Click here to find free meals or to become a site or go to website at www.hungercoalition.org/summer-meals or phillysummermeals.org
Also can call 1-855-252-MEAL (option 6) or text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877877.
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Call 866-3-HUNGRY or 877-8-HAMBRE (Espanol) Mon.-Fri. 8am-8pm. if in need of food.
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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
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
Philly site to help you reduce sweetened drinks and increase healthy choices in our lives.
Check out this great site from Dept. of Public Health https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/get-health-care-and-support/family-and-childrens-health-care/get-breastfeeding-support/. Great resources for families including help lines and healthcare providers. Hotline for breastfeeding questions call 1-800-994-9662
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/pdph
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.
2020 Breast Feeding Resource Directory
Click here for great info www.womenshealth.gov/its-only-natural
If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 800-367-6347 for help
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/.
Information, and support for nursing families- 610-666-0359
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.
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 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).