Philadelphia Food Resources

  • Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry (215-843-2340/35 W. Chelten Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144) will be open every Thursday from 10 AM-12 PM to provide food to the community, including frozen meat, eggs, and canned goods.
  • Ralston My Way has the ability to shop for food and deliver it to My Way members, at a cost of $26 per hour. To access this service or become a member, please call: 215-525-5470.

Aging Services

  • PCA (Philadelphia Corporation of Aging) has created Flyer with agency updates and resources. View flyer HERE

Mental Health

  • The state has launched a new toll-free phone line to provide 24/7 support to people who may be struggling emotionally: 1-855-284-2494.
  • Billy Penn has published an article that includes a number of free mental health resources for the region. 

Physical Health / Insurance

  • The Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline is available 24/7, if you would like to speak to a healthcare professional : 1-800-722-7112
  • Many insurances are waiving copays for virtual office visits.
  • Per the Office of Long-Term Living, spouses, legal guardians, and persons holding POA can now serve as paid direct-care workers for care recipients when scheduled workers are not available due to COVID-19. More information can be found on the Pennsylvania Health Law Project’s website.