BenePhilly

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1-833-373-5868
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST

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.


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

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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