Are you in need of emergency assistance? Because our own resources for emergency assistance are extremely limited, we hope these links can help you. Please feel free to call our office at (215) 635-3465 if you would like to talk to the pastor confidentially.

 

Food Assistance: Pantries

 

Beth Sholom Congregation Mitzvah Food Pantry

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm or by appointment, (215) 887-1342; 8231 Old York Road, Elkins Park

Weekly food pantry distributing staple food items, including kosher items. 

 

Calvary Assembly of God Food Pantry

Second Tuesday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Monthly food pantry serves residents of ZIP Codes 19012, 19027, 19038, and 19095; bring ID for verification of residence.

 

Inter-Faith Food Cupboard

Monday through Friday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1356 Easton Road, Roslyn

Daily food cupboard provides food to Montgomery County residents. Guests may choose the food they are most likely to eat. Bring ID and proof of Montgomery County residence.

 

Jenkintown United Methodist Church Loaves & Fishes Food Cupboard

Thursdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm; 328 Summit Avenue, Jenkintown

Weekly food pantry provides food and clothing to Montgomery County residents. Fresh vegetables and meat are available in addition to non-perishable items. Bring ID, proof of Montgomery County residency, and your own grocery bags. 

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Mitzvah Food Program

Multiple hours and locations around the greater Philadelphia region

Guests may select their own items from Mitzvah food pantries. All races, genders, religions, and income levels welcome. 

 

Mattie N. Dixon Community Cupboard

Locations in Ambler and North Hills

Food and clothing distributions on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Monthly food supplement for Montgomery County families below the county poverty level in Ambler, North Hills, and surrounding areas.

 

Food Assistance: Meals

 

Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Supper

Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 6:00 pm; 8000 St. Martin’s Lane, Philadelphia

Supper serves all; no cost.

 

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church: Weekly Community Dinner

570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley

Weekly dinner serves all; no cost.

 

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel: Monthly HaMotzi Dinners

8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park

Monthly meals for the food insecure. Follow the link above for the current schedule. 

 

Financial Assistance

 

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Cash grants and crisis grants for routine assistance and utility shutoff emergencies for low-income residents of Pennsylvania. 

 

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network

Homelessness prevention program provides grants to avoid eviction to Philadelphia residents, especially in Northeast Philadelphia. Affiliated with Family Promise.

 

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission of Philadelphia

Meals, shelter, and assistance with utility bills and rent. Multiple locations in Philadelphia and the suburbs.

 

Emergency Shelter

 

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network

Emergency housing for families in safe, child-friendly locations in churches, mosques, and synagogues. Evening meals provided by volunteers. Shower and kitchen available for participants at the day center in Mt. Airy. 

 

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission of Philadelphia

Meals, shelter, and assistance with utility bills and rent. Multiple locations in Philadelphia and the suburbs.

 

Your Way Home

Centralized system for connecting Montgomery County residents to emergency shelter. Call 2-1-1 or 1-866-964-7925; alternatively, text 898-211.

  

Domestic Violence

 

Laurel House

Free 24-hour hotline: (800) 642-3150

Food pantry, emergency shelter, and social and legal resources for people of all genders experiencing domestic and intimate partner violence. 

 

Nicole’s Place at Laurel House

Location: The Marketplace at Huntingdon Valley

Counseling, social, and legal resources for people of all genders experiencing domestic and intimate partner violence.

 

Women’s Center of Montgomery County

Free 24-hour hotline: (800) 773-2424

Resources, counseling, support groups, and information about domestic and intimate partner violence for people of all genders.