Free, Nutritious Food
Are You in Need of Food Assistance?
The Chester County Food Bank and its Community Agency Network throughout the county are here for you. Find free, nutritious food in communities throughout Chester County, and connect with services that ensure access to real, healthy food.
To find food assistance near you, use our Food Finder map to contact your local food cupboard during its listed business hours. All listed agencies are open to the public. If you are unsure of the cupboard closest to you, call the Food Bank at 610-873-6000 and we can help you identify a hunger relief agency that serves your part of town.
You may also qualify for SNAP (food stamps) benefits. SNAP was designed to help individuals and families make ends meet by providing money to purchase groceries. We’re here to help you through the application process. Contact us at 610-873-6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help.
Resources Beyond Food
It takes more than food to fight hunger. Issues such as employment, health, housing/utilities, and transportation are just as important. To find the life stabilization resources that can best help you view the Chester County Community Resource Guide.
You can also call 2-1-1 or visit 2-1-1, a regional social services hotline, to find human and social service resources in your neighborhood. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-866-964-7922 seven days a week from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm to be connected to a 2-1-1 SEPA Information and Referral Specialist. Calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in over 140 languages.