Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Philadelphia; Germantown
Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Emergency Food Cupboard
Thursdays from 10-12, distributes packages of perishable and non-perishable items on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible residents of Northwest Philadelphia. Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets available during holiday period.
35 West Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Eligibility: GACM targets NW Phila, zip codes 19118,19119, 19126, 19138, 19144, 19150. Information shared freely with everyone. Services require documentation of id, residency,income, household composition.
Hours: Social Service Mon- Wed 9am-2pm

Food Cupboard Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (215) 843-2340 Main
  • (215) 843-6020 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Requirements: Id, income for past 30 days, ss card, utility and housing bills or other documents related to your crisis.
Intake Procedure: All service begins with a call to the office. 215-843-2340. Per COVID 19 most social service is remote. Office aid is by appointment. No walk-in service.
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Languages Spoken: English
Public Transportation: Easy access by multiple Septa routes: 26, 65, K H, XH,
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  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Rental Deposit Assistance
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Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry - Philadelphia; Germantown
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