Food and Nutrition Programs

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Baby Cupboard

Need of some assistance with your new baby? Some community programs may be able to help you with baby foods, diapers, formula or clothing for your baby.

The Bernardine Center
610-497-3225
Chester, PA
Thursday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Catholic Social Services
610-876-7101
Chester, PA
For parents participating in their parenting classes.


CityTeam Ministries
610-872-6865
Chester, PA
Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm &
Thursday, 10:00 am -11:30 am


Delaware County MOMobile
610-713-0570
Upper Darby, PA
Call to make arrangements. May assist with connecting to programs that help with baby supplies.


Child Nutrition Programs

Many programs help to improve the health of children by providing nutritious foods and/or nutrition information.

National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs
Contact your child’s school food service director.


Nutritional Development Services
1-800-311-2727
Philadelphia, PA
Free and reduced price meals and snacks for children at schools, child care sites, summer programs & shelters.


Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program
All of Delaware County
484-471-3320
Food vouchers & nutrition education for pregnant women, postpartum women, infants & children up to age five.


PA Farmers’ Market Program

Checks for Pennsylvania-grown fruits and vegetables.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program
All of Delaware County
484-471-3320
Contact your local WIC office for eligibility.


Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA)
610-490-1300
For seniors 60 years of age or older by December 31st of the program year that meet the income eligibility guidelines.


DIFAN Delaware County

Interfaith Food Assistance Network

~ Nourishment for the body and well-being ~

DIFAN is a network of food pantries throughout Delaware County coordinated by Family & Community Service of Delaware County. Each family receives sufficient food for five days, three meals a day, for each family member, monthly.


Delaware County Interfaith Food Assistance Network Locations

*If you live in Drexel Hill, East Lansdowne, Havertown, Lansdowne (N of Baltimore Ave), Millbourne, or Upper Darby, you may register at one pantry since the Upper Darby coverage pantry is temporarily unavailable.


St. Mark’s United Methodist Church

2220 S. Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA 19008
Phone: 610-325-0130
Hours: Every Tuesday 9-11 am, closed 5th Tuesday3rd Tuesday 6-7:30pm
(Edgmont, Haverford, Marple, Newtown, Radnor, and Springfield Townships)


The Bernardine Center, Chester

2625 W. 9th St., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-497-3225
Hours: 2nd & 4th Tuesday 4-5pm
First 4 Wednesdays of each month 9-11am, Closed 5th Wednesday
Brunch Hrs: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 10am-12pm
(W. 6th St. towards Flower St. and PA State Line, Bethel, Boothwyn, Chester Twp., Linwood, Marcus Hook, Trainer, Toby Farms, Lower & Upper Chi Chester)


St. Mary’s Food Cupboard, Chester

7th & Edwards St., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-874-8565
Hours: Thursday 12:30-2pm
Closed the month of August
(W. 7th St. and Flower St. towards Kerlin St., Chester Twp., Upland Borough)


Mt. Zion CME Church Food Center

701 Felton Ave., Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Phone: 610-620-8133/610-809-3248
Hours: Saturday 10am-12pm
(Darby Twp., Folcroft, Glenolden, SE. DelCo. School District, Sharon Hill)


True Vine Missionary, Full Gospel Baptist Church, Chester

701 Morton Ave., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-490-1921
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11am-1pm
July/August hours – Tuesday only 10:30 – 11:30am
(8th & Kerlin towards Rt. 291, Front St., Morton Ave., Chester Pike towards Eddystone)


St. Paul CME Church, Chester

1009 W. 3rd Street, Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 484-368-6228
Hours: Tuesday 10am -2pm Friday 12-2pm
(Rt. 291 near Trainer towards 6th & Kerlin St., 6th St., Flower St. towards Rt. 291)


Chester Eastside Food Center, Chester
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

301 E. 9th St. & Madison St., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-872-4812
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 11am-12:45pm
(8th & Kerlin towards Potter St., N. Chester, East Gateway Triangle)


Media Food Center

First United Methodist Church, Media
350 W. State St., Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-566-3172
Hours: Thursday 7-8pm, 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10-11am
(Aston, Birmingham, Brookhaven, Chadds Ford, Chester Heights, Concord, Media, Middletown, Nether Providence, Parkside, Rose Valley, Swarthmore West of Chester Rd., Thornbury, Upper Providence)


DIFAN - Outreach Pantry Locations


Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

Prospect Hill Baptist Church
703 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park, PA 19076
Phone: 610-532-9000
Hours: Tuesday 10:30am-1pm, Thursday 1-4pm
(Ridley and Interboro School Districts, Crum Lynne, Eddystone, Essington, Folsom, Glenolden, Holmes, Lester, Milmont Park, Morton, Norwood, Prospect Park, Primos, Ridley Park, Ridley Twp., Rutledge, Secane, Tinicum Twp., Swarthmore, Woodlyn)


Church of the Nazarene Food Center, Collingdale

212 MacDade Blvd., Collingdale, PA 19023
Phone: 610-583-7845
Call for Emergency Food Distribution
Hours: Sept.- June - Every Thursday 6:30 PM to 8PM
July & August - 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month 5:30 - 8pm
Hot Meals: Thursday 5:30pm
July and August, 2nd and 4th Thursdays 5:30pm
(Aldan, Collingdale, Colwyn, Clifton Heights, Darby Boro., Lansdowne S of Baltimore Ave., Yeadon)


The Salvation Army, Chester

151 W. 15th St, Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-874-4266
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm      2nd and 4th Wednesday 1-3PM
Hot Meals, Breakfast, & Lunch Daily


The Beter Living Center, Chester

502 Yarnall Street, Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 610-497-1082
Hours: Thursday 11am-1pm


Upland Baptist Church, Upland

325 Main St., Upland, PA 19015
Phone: 610-874-7474
Hours: Wednesday 9-10am


BVM/Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Darby

1101 Main St., Darby, PA 19013
Phone: 484-497-8998
Hours: Monday and Thursday 9:30- 11am


Neighbor to Neighbor Community Center, Sharon Hill

814 Clifton Ave, Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Phone: 610-461-8140
Hours: Thursday 6-8pm


Foundry Church, Wallingford

25 Cedar Rd., Wallingford, PA 19086
Phone: 484-326-5362
Hours: Friday 4-6pm



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