Food Resources in Philadelphia

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC):  Offers food assistance, healthcare referrals, nutrition education and breastfeeding support to pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, and infants and children up to age five.  To enroll, find a local WIC office near you by visiting www.pawic.com or call 1-800-942-9467

 

  • Philly Food Bucks:  For every $5 spend using SNAP at participating farmer’s markets, you can receive a $2 Philly Food Bucks coupon for fresh fruits and vegetables.  Call 311

 

 

 

  • Einstein Medical Center Farmer’s Market:  Every Tuesday during the summer from 2-6pm on Park and Tabor Road. Accepts cash, credit or debit, and EBT.  For more information, visit http://einstinlivewell.com or email Adeena at tolla@einstein.edu

 

  • Summer Food Services Program:  Provides free meals to kids and teens aged 18 and under during the summer months.  To find a local community organization or distribution site near you call the toll-free Philly Summer Meals Hotline at 1-855-252-MEALS (6325) or text “FOOD” TO 877877.  For a map of locations, visitwww.phillysummermeals.org

 

 

  • Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging (PCA):  For seniors who struggle with cooking or shopping, you may be eligible for free home-delivered meals through PCA and other local community Organizations.  For more information on resources for seniors call 215-765-9040.

 

 

 

  • For direct assistance finding emergency  food providers and support services in your area call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-4864-79 or WhyHunger at 1-800-5-HUNGRY (48-6479)

 

  • Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger’s SNAP hotline:  215-430-0556

 

 

  • 2-1-1 is a free, phone number that connects people with important services in their local communities.  It can be used for everyday needs and in crisis situations.  Every day highly trained 2-1-1 call specialists are available to provide information and referrals to local health and human services.