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Resources for Children and Families

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Resources to Assist Children and Families
During this difficult time for children and families, we want to provide as much support to you as possible. Toward that end, this page lists resources for various supports in the Philadelphia region.

Stay Informed
Public health resources related to COVID-19.

Assistance Available for Children and Families
The Department of Human Services (DHS) in Pennsylvania has launched a statewide Support & Referral Helpline, available 24/7 to assist Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency. The Helpline can refer callers to community-based resources that can further help to meet individual needs. The toll-free number to call is 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.

For the latest about resources available for Philadelphia residents:
click here for the Philadelphia DHS Community Services and Resource Guide or visit their website.

Food assistance and other resources:

For Philadelphia students:

Click here for info on Philadelphia’s expanded meal resources.

Resources for families with young children:

Bucks County:

Delaware County: Food resources in Delaware County:

Montgomery County:

PECO Support:

Cellular phone resource listing:

Resources to support children and families at home:

Please watch this page for additional resources. Thank you and stay well!