For additional support, check out the following resources!

Benefits - Public

(844) 848-4376

Get free help applying for public benefits like food stamps and Medicaid through BenePhilly.
They can refer you to lots of different agencies for support!

1163 S Broad Street

The fastest way to apply for and receive benefits like food stamps is by going to your local county assistance office and applying in-person.

South District 1163 S. Broad Street
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Phone: 215-560-4400

Hub of Hope

A safe place where people can enjoy a warm cup of coffee, take a shower, or wash their laundry.
You can request a case manager who will help you find permanent housing.

1400 Arch Street
Underneath Dilworth Plaza at City Hall
Monday-Friday 7am-4pm

Public Housing


For immediate shelter, you can visit 1430 Cherry St
Monday–Friday 7am–5pm
(215) 686-7150

Phila Housing Authority

You can apply for a voucher or even public housing. This process can take months or even years but may lead to permanent housing.

Project HOME

Currently provides 976 units of affordable housing with support services throughout Philadelphia, including apartments for seniors. Apply for both!