COVID-19 – Family Resource Guide

Fred’s Footsteps is committed to helping families connect to the resources they need during this unprecedented crisis. We have put together the following list of resources. Please note that not all families will qualify for all of the resources listed (some have qualifications depending on location, income, etc.)


General Information

Local COVID Toolkit

Pregnancy, baby & toddler support



Philadelphia Food Programs


Rec Centers offering grab and go food for children 18 and under

Food Pantries

Face to Face Germantown


Housing & Utilities


Utility Companies:



Financial Assistance

Philadelphia’s Financial Empowerment Centers (FECs)




  • non profit that provides free financial counseling in both English and Spanish,
  • or call 215-563-5665


Promoting Financial Health and Resiliency for People with Disabilities and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic (financial-resiliency-tips)

United Way

General United Way Information

United Way Resource Hotline




Benefits Assistance


Unemployment Eligibility


Applying for County Assistance Office Benefits- SNAP, Medical Assistance, LIHEAP etc

Where to apply: