For individuals and families in need of of food there are a number of resources available at this time:
City of Philadelphia Food sites
The city of Philadelphia has setup food sites throughout the city where any resident can pick up free food for their household. We encourage you to use these sites if you are in need of food. You can find more information on the City’s website by clicking here
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) Grab and go Meals
For individuals 60 and older, PCA is operating a series of grab and go meal distribution sites for older adults, to provide nourishment during COVID-19. In all, a total of 20 sites are open for grab and go meals. for information please click here
Share Food Program
During COVID-19, The Share Food Program is working hard with it partners to make sure Philadelphians have continued access to food. For more information click here
Community Health Choices Home Delivered meals
If you receive managed care long term supports and services under Community Health Choices (CHC), home delivered meals are available as a benefit during this time. Please reach out to your managed care organization for more information or to request this service. For more information on CHC please click here
If you are a veteran and are registered with the Philadelphia VA you can request home delivered groceries. For more information please contact you VA social worker or Voluntary Services at 215-823-5868
Liberty Resources Food Delivery
Liberty Resources is offering contact free deliveries for individuals with disabilities who can not access a food distribution site either them self or through a family member or caregiver. Due to the overwhelming response all new requests will be added to a waiting list as we work with the City to find additional support to get and deliver food. If you have the ability to get to one of the City’s food distribution sites please see more information by clicking here. If we cannot accommodate you we will be sharing your info with a partner organization that is assisting us. To be placed on the waiting list please click here
The City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Resources
In response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Philadelphia has activated the city’s Emergency Operations Center. Philadelphians can stay informed about the latest information by signing up for text alerts. To do so, text COVIDPHL to 888-777. You can also visit the Department of Health’s regularly updated Coronavirus webpage by clicking here.
The State of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Resources
The Wolf Administration released a plan that uses a phased approach to re-open the state. Included in this plan are resources for individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find out more information, along with the resources that state is providing by clicking here.