Meals and Food Assistance Resources

Free Meals for School-Aged Children
Free Summer Meals for School-Aged Children
Free Community Meals (Bucks County)
  • Advocates for the Homeless and Those in Need (AHTN) of Lower Bucks County provides Free Meals for the entire family. While traditional (sit down) community meals are not open at this time, several sites are offering to go meals.  Please visit AHTN.org for more information.
Emergency Food for the Homebound
  • Are you in an emergency situation and unable to drive to a pantry or meals site?
  • If you have a household income at or below 150% of the federal poverty guideline and live in a qualifying zip code (visit site for list) in Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties, the Jewish Relief Agency may be able to help.
Food Assistance Programs

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps Pennsylvanians buy food to obtain a more nutritious diet.  Learn more about the SNAP program and how to apply.

For SNAP assistance in the Philadelphia region, visit the Coalition Against Hunger SNAP Help page.

The WIC Program is designed to serve certain categories of Women, Infants, and Children. The following individuals are considered eligible for WIC:

    • Women who are pregnant, postpartum (up to six months after the birth of the infant or the end of the pregnancy) or breastfeeding
    • Infants: up to the infant’s first birthday
    • Children: up to the child’s fifth birthday

Visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic for more information and pre-qualification.

Visit the Maternal & Family Health Services web page for information about WIC sites in Bucks County, PA.

Food & Nutrition Education
  • Find food, health and fitness resources for all ages on Eatright.org, a healthy living resource from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Seeking plant-based dietary guidance for infants, children and teens?  Visit Nutrition for Kids by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Other Resources for those with multiple needs
  • Visit Pennsylvania 211, a community resource connection tool provided by the United Way of Pennsylvania.
  • Visit findhelp.org, a social care network where you can search by zip code to find support such as financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help.
Food Farmacy – Eating for Health
  • Apply for MANNA Services MANNA provides temporary meal services and nutrition education to those in the Greater Philadelphia area battling illness. MANNA believes food is medicine.