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BenePhilly is a free program that helps low-income Philadelphians enroll in critical benefits and services.

Since 2008, BenePhilly has served over 119,000 low-income Philadelphians in public benefits to help pay for essential goods and services, like groceries, healthcare, and utility bills, bringing over $1 billion to households throughout the city. In 2019, BenePhilly delivered an average of over $4,000 in benefits to each household served. Call the BenePhilly hotline to access BenePhilly services today.

To learn more, watch this video on BenePhilly from the Communities Thrive Challenge


Population Served

Philadelphians of all ages

19+ Benefits Supported

  • Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE/NET)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PT/RR)
  • Medicaid (MA)
  • Medicare Extra Help (LIS)
  • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Qualified Health Plan (QHP)
  • Homestead Exemption
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability (SSDI)
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Unemployment Insurance (UI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC)
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Childcare Subsidy (CCIS)
  • and more

In-person Center Locations

*Centers are not providing in-person services at this time, please call their phone number listed below for remote services.

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BenePhilly Center Locations offer free one-on-one support to help Philadelphians fill out benefit applications and follow up on application status.



    • Catholic Social Services – Southwest Family Services Center, 6214 Grays Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142 | Phone: (215) 724-8550, ext. 6


    • Esperanza – 4261 N 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 | Phone: (215) 324-0746, ext. 108


    • Impact Services  – Allegheny, 1952 E. Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134 | Phone: (215) 739-1600, ext. 156



    • Philadelphia FIGHT – 1207 Chestnut St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 | Phone: (215) 525-8636


    • UESF – 1608 Walnut St., Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | Phone: (215) 814-6845


Key partnerships that help BenePhilly effectively serve Philadelphians include:

211 of SEPA
Citizens Bank Foundation
Community Legal Services (CLS)
Opportunity Fund
PA Department of Human Services
PA Department of Aging
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Philadelphia Health Partnership
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation
The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity
The Pew Charitable Trusts
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

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