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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HEALTH INFORMATION

All schools within the School District of Philadelphia will be closed, Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27, 2020.

The School District is coordinating with the City’s Office of Children and Families, Parks & Recreation, and many other departments and nonprofit partners to provide meal service and activities in safe spaces throughout the city.

In response to the impact of COVID-19, the City of Philadelphia, Share Food Program, and Philabundance are supporting food sites where residents can pick up free food.

About the food sites:

  • Sites are open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Residents can pick up one box per household.
  • Residents do not need to present an ID or proof of income for eligibility.

 Need additional food for your family?

  • Children and youth can receive meals at select schools and Philadelphia Housing Authority sites.

  • You can also call 311 for help finding a food pantry. Make sure to call the pantry in advance to confirm their hours.

Where to find food:

Please note that this list may change. The most up-to-date list is on the City’s website.

You can also use this interactive map, which allows you to enter your address and find the nearest food site.

Food Site

Address (Zip)

People’s Emergency Center

3750 Lancaster Ave. (19104)

Philadelphia Citadel

5830 Rising Sun Ave. (19120)

West Kensington Ministry

2140 N Hancock St. (19122)

Philadelphia Temple

1340 Brown St. (19123)

Roxborough Church

8232 Ridge Ave. (19128)

Upper Room Baptist Church

7236 Ogontz Ave. (19138)

Resurgence Church

1738 West Atlantic St. (19140)

Mitchell Elementary School

5500 Kingsessing Ave. (19143)

Christ Church South Philly

229 Moore St. (19148)

Opportunity, Inc.

5900 Lansdowne Ave. (19151)

Delaware Valley Fairness Project

2646 Kensington Ave. (19125)

Philadelphia Tabernacle

3150 North Mascher St. (19133)

Salvation Army, Philadelphia West

5452 Arch St. (19139)

Feast of Justice

3101 Tyson Ave (19149)

Miles Mack Recreation Center

732 N. 34th St. (19104)

Hank Gathers Recreation Center

2501 W. Diamond St. (19121)

Cohocksink Recreation Center

2901 Cedar St. (19134)

Hunting Park Recreation Center

1101 W. Hunting Park Ave. (19140)

Christy Recreation Center

728 S. 55th St. (19143)

Happy Hollow Recreation Center

4800 Wayne Ave. (19144)

Wharton Square Playground

2300 Wharton St. (19146)

Murphy Recreation Center

300 W. Shunk St. (19148)

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center

1025 Mifflin St. (19148)

Pelbano Recreation Center

8101 Bustleton Ave. (19152)

Palmer Recreation Center

3035 Comly Rd. (19154)

Mitzvah Food Program – KleinLife

10100 Jamison Ave. (19116)

Dare to Imagine Church

6610 Anderson St. (19119)

Shekinah SDA

531 Chew Ave. (19120)

Association of Former Gang Members

2204 N. 19th St. (19121)

Holy Spirit UMC

1441 E Hunting Park Ave. (19124)

Keep the Faith Ministries

1906 Harrison St. (19124)

Parkside Association

1719 N. 52nd St. (19131)

Village of Arts and Humanities

2544 Germantown Ave. (19133)

Richard and Friends

1916 E. Venango St. (19134)

Triumph Baptist Church

1648 W. Hunting Park Ave. (19140)

Giving Heart Ministries

6506 Elmwood Ave. (19142)

Young Chances

2703 Tasker St. (19145)

SEAMAAC

1711 S. Broad St. (19148)

Mizpah SDA

4355 Paul St. (19124)

Christian Compassion CDC

6150 Cedar Ave. (19143)

How you can help:

If you want to assist with the City and partners’ efforts to help children and families during this time, you can:

To get updates from the City of Philadelphia about COVID-19, text COVIDPHL to 888-777.

Where to find activities in safe spaces during the week

These recreation centers and gyms will be open to youth Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. One meal per child will be provided at 3 p.m.:

Parks & Recreation Site

Address (zip code)

Athletic Recreation Center

1400 N. 26th Street (19121)

Belfield Recreation Center

2109 W. Chew Avenue (19138)

Bridesburg Recreation Center

4601 Richmond Street (19137)

Cecil B. Moore Recreation Center

2551 N. 22nd Street (19132)

Christy Recreation Center

728 S. 55th Street (19143)

Clemente Playground

1800 Wallace Street (19130)

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center

280 Cobbs Creek Parkway (19139)

Cohocksink Recreation Center

2901 Cedar Street (19134)

Daniel E Rumph II Recreation Center Playground

100 E. Johnson Street (19144)

Dorothy Emanuel Playground

8500 Pickering Street (19150)

East Passyunk Recreation Center

1025 Mifflin Street (19148)

Francis Myers Recreation Center

5801 Kingsessing Avenue (19143)

Feltonville Recreation Center

221 E Wyoming Ave # 231 (19120)

Fox Chase Recreation Center

7901 Ridgeway Street (19111)

Gambrel Recreation Center

1900 Wakeling Street (19124)

Hank Gathers Recreation Center

2501-2519 W. Diamond Street (19121)

Guerin Recreation Center

2201 S. 16th Street (19145)

Happy Hollow Playground

4800 Wayne Avenue (19144)

Hawthorne Cultural Center

1200 Carpenter Street (19147)

Houseman Playground

5091 Summerdale Avenue (19124)

J. Finnegan Playground

6801 Grovers Avenue (19142)

Jardel Recreation Center

1400 Cottman Avenue (19111)

Kendrick Recreation Center

5822-5824 Ridge Avenue (19128)

Kingsessing Recreation Center

4901 Kingsessing Avenue (19143)

Lawncrest Recreation Center

6000 Rising Sun Avenue (19111)

Lee Cultural Center

328 Haverford Avenue (19104)

Lonnie Young Recreation Center

1100 E. Chelten Avenue (19138)

Marian Anderson Recreation Center

740 S. 17th Street (19146)

Max Meyers Recreation Center

1601 Hellerman Street (19149)

McVeigh Recreation Center

400-464 E. Ontario Street (19134)

Miles Mack Playground

732 N. 36th St #66 (19104)

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

2101 Cecil B. Moore Avenue (19121)

Murphy Recreation Center

300 Shunk Street (19148)

Olney Recreation Center

100 E. Godfrey Avenue (19120)

Palmer Playground

3035 Comly Road (19154)

Palumbo Recreation Center

725 S. 10th Street (19147)

Pelbano Recreation Center

8101 Bustleton Avenue (19152)

Piccoli Playground

1501 E. Bristol Street (19124)

Rivera Recreation Center

3201 N. 5th Street (19140)

Samuel Recreation Center

3539 Gaul St, Philadelphia, PA 19134

Shepard Recreation Center

5700 Haverford Avenue (19131)

Simons Recreation Center

7200 Woolston Avenue (19138)

Starr Garden Playground

600-644 Lombard Street (19147)

Towey Playground

1832 N. Howard St., Philadelphia, PA, 19122

Tustin Recreation Center

5901-5929 W. Columbia Avenue (19151)

Vare Recreation Center

2600 Morris Street (19145)

Vogt Playground

4131 Unruh Avenue (19135)

Water Tower Recreation Center

209-299 E. Hartwell Lane (19118)

Wharton Square

2300 Wharton Street (19146)

Zeihler Playground

200-264 E. Olney Avenue (19120)

Please note: All other Parks & Recreation sites across the city will be closed to the public starting Monday, March 16. This includes environmental education centers, the Carousel House Recreation Center, and ice rinks.

Grade School (K-8)
11000 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia PA 19116
215-676-8320
215-676-8340 fax

High School (9-12)
1700 Tomlinson Road
Philadelphia PA 19116
215-673-3990
215-673-3341 fax