RESOURCES TO ASSIST FAMILIES


Basic Needs

Food:
Cadcom 610-277-6363
Provides emergency services such as food, clothing, shelter and utility assistance
http://www.cadcom.org/

Interfaith Food Cupboard – 215-885-2234 – Abington

God’s Abundance Food Pantry – St. Anne’s Church in Abington - 215-659-1674

Jenkintown United Methodist Church Food Cupboard - 215-886-7250

New Life Presbyterian Church Food Cupboard – Glenside 215-576-0892

North Hills Food Cupboard – 215-572-9185

Willow Grove Seven Day Adventist Church Cupboard - 215-657-8364

Mattie N. Dixon Community Food Cupboard - Ambler - 215-628-3002

Adventist Community Service – 610-489-6671- Norristown

Catholic Social Services – 610-279-7372 - Norristown

Patrician Society of Central Norristown – 610-272-6316

Salvation Army – Norristown - 610-275-1323

WIC – 215-887-8006
Nutritional program for Women, Infants and Children. Provides vouchers for healthy foods for moms and kids up to age 5.
http://www.mfhs.org/

COMPASS – Online Application for Pennsylvania Social Services
(food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance, etc.)
http://www.compass.state.pa.us/

Montgomery County Assistance Office -610-270-3500
Fuel assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, and cash assistance
(See
http://www.compass.state.pa.us/)

Clothing:

Cadcom – 610-277-6363

Willow Grove Seven Day Adventist Church – 215-572-7152

Mattie Dixon Community Center – Ambler – 215-628-3002

Community Housing Services – Lansdale – 215-362-5250

Community Interfaith Emergency Services – 610-277-4242

Missionaries of Charity – Norristown - 610-277-5962

Adventist Community Service - Norristown– 610-489-6671

Salvation Army – Norristown – 610-275-1323

Heat:

LIHEAP – 866-857-7095
Low income energy assistance program

Montgomery County Assistance Office – 610-270-3500
Fuel Assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance.
(See http://www.compass.state.pa.us/)

Welfare Helpline – 800-692-7462

Housing Assistance and Shelters:

Interfaith Housing Alliance (Ambler) – 215-628-4009

Interfaith Hospitality Network – Mainline – 610-277-0977
http://www.ihncares.org/

Interfaith of Ambler – 215-628-2334
Provides shelter and casework services to those in housing crisis.

Cadcom – 610-277-6363 – some rental and mortgage assistance, emergency housing
http://www.cadcom.org/

Community Housing Services – 215-362-5250
- Self-Sufficiency Programs, First Time Homebuyers Program, Transitional Housing.
http://www.communityhs.org/

Homeless Prevention Center – 610-275-9105

Nehemiah’s Way – 215-699-8830 – Housing counseling and transitional housing for victims of domestic violence.

Keystone Opportunity Center – 215-723-5430
http://www.keystoneopportunity.org/

Norristown Ministries – Hospitality Center – 610-277-1321
Family Services - Shelters

Salvation Army Shelters – 610-275-9225 – some rental assistance and shelters

Montgomery County Housing Authority -610-275-5720
Section 8 (Subsidy) Program for Low Income families; other self-sufficiency and transitional programs.
http://www.montcoha.org/

Willow Grove Community Development Corp. – 215-657-3340
Providing affordable rental housing, affordable housing assistance, first - time homebuyer assistance and counseling
http://www.willowgrovecdc.org/

Homeless Assistance Program for Montgomery County – 610-278-3601

Aclamo – 610-277-2570
Aclamo Family Center provides access to economic, educational, health, social and cultural opportunities for low income individuals and families in Montgomery County especially those of Spanish speaking heritage.
www.aclamo.org

Fair Housing Council of Montgomery County - Education and advocacy regarding housing discrimination. (215) 579-7711 http://fairhousingmontco.org/

Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center: Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center of Montgomery County is a partnership between Montgomery County's Office of Behavioral Health and Resources for Human Development. CHOC serves homeless adult men and women in Montgomery County. CHOC's two wings include a day center where clients can meet with a caseworker, receive their mail, wash their clothes, apply for benefits, or attend group meetings; the smaller wing is a 50- to 80-bed overnight shelter. 610-292-9244
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