Basic Needs

    Cadcom 610-277-6363
    Provides emergency services such as food, clothing, shelter and utility assistance

    Interfaith Food Cupboard – 215-885-2234 – Abington

    God’s Abundance Food Pantry – St. Anne’s Church in Abington - 215-659-1674

    Jenkintown United Methodist Church Food Cupboard - 215-886-7250

    New Life Presbyterian Church Food Cupboard – Glenside 215-576-0892

    North Hills Food Cupboard – 215-572-9185

    Willow Grove Seven Day Adventist Church Cupboard - 215-657-8364

    Mattie N. Dixon Community Food Cupboard - Ambler - 215-628-3002

    Adventist Community Service – 610-489-6671- Norristown

    Catholic Social Services – 610-279-7372 - Norristown

    Patrician Society of Central Norristown – 610-272-6316

    Salvation Army – Norristown - 610-275-1323

    WIC – 215-887-8006
    Nutritional program for Women, Infants and Children. Provides vouchers for healthy foods for moms and kids up to age 5.

    COMPASS – Online Application for Pennsylvania Social Services
    (food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance, etc.)

    Montgomery County Assistance Office -610-270-3500
    Fuel assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, and cash assistance


    Cadcom – 610-277-6363

    Willow Grove Seven Day Adventist Church – 215-572-7152

    Mattie Dixon Community Center – Ambler – 215-628-3002

    Community Housing Services – Lansdale – 215-362-5250

    Community Interfaith Emergency Services – 610-277-4242

    Missionaries of Charity – Norristown - 610-277-5962

    Adventist Community Service - Norristown– 610-489-6671

    Salvation Army – Norristown – 610-275-1323


    LIHEAP – 866-857-7095
    Low income energy assistance program

    Montgomery County Assistance Office – 610-270-3500
    Fuel Assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, cash assistance.
    (See http://www.compass.state.pa.us/)

    Welfare Helpline – 800-692-7462

    Housing Assistance and Shelters:

    Interfaith Housing Alliance (Ambler) – 215-628-4009

    Interfaith Hospitality Network – Mainline – 610-277-0977

    Interfaith of Ambler – 215-628-2334
    Provides shelter and casework services to those in housing crisis.

    Cadcom – 610-277-6363 – some rental and mortgage assistance, emergency housing

    Community Housing Services – 215-362-5250
    - Self-Sufficiency Programs, First Time Homebuyers Program, Transitional Housing.

    Homeless Prevention Center – 610-275-9105

    Nehemiah’s Way – 215-699-8830 – Housing counseling and transitional housing for victims of domestic violence.

    Keystone Opportunity Center – 215-723-5430

    Norristown Ministries – Hospitality Center – 610-277-1321
    Family Services - Shelters

    Salvation Army Shelters – 610-275-9225 – some rental assistance and shelters

    Montgomery County Housing Authority -610-275-5720
    Section 8 (Subsidy) Program for Low Income families; other self-sufficiency and transitional programs.

    Willow Grove Community Development Corp. – 215-657-3340
    Providing affordable rental housing, affordable housing assistance, first - time homebuyer assistance and counseling

    Homeless Assistance Program for Montgomery County – 610-278-3601

    Aclamo – 610-277-2570
    Aclamo Family Center provides access to economic, educational, health, social and cultural opportunities for low income individuals and families in Montgomery County especially those of Spanish speaking heritage.

    Fair Housing Council of Montgomery County - Education and advocacy regarding housing discrimination. (215) 579-7711 http://fairhousingmontco.org/

    Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center: Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center of Montgomery County is a partnership between Montgomery County's Office of Behavioral Health and Resources for Human Development. CHOC serves homeless adult men and women in Montgomery County. CHOC's two wings include a day center where clients can meet with a caseworker, receive their mail, wash their clothes, apply for benefits, or attend group meetings; the smaller wing is a 50- to 80-bed overnight shelter. 610-292-9244