Meals and Food Assistance Resources
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
Food & Nutrition Education
Other Resources for those with multiple needs
- Visit Pennsylvania 211, a community resource connection tool provided by the United Way of Pennsylvania.
- Visit auntbertha, a social care network that “takes the difficulty out of navigating the system to get help.” This site lists additional meals, food pantries and food assistance programs as well as medical, dental and mental health resources. COVID-19 specific resources are also listed at this time.
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.