• Food Pantries

    Name Address Phone Availability
    Catholic Social Services 

    353 East Johnson Highway

    610-279-7372

    Wednesday: 4-6 pm

    Patrician Society

    Green & Chestnut Street (behind St. Pat Church)

    610-272-6316


    Tuesday & Thursday: 1-3 pm *ID required

    Haws Avenue United Methodist Church 

    Corner of Haws Avenue & Marshall Street

    610-275-1283

    Every third Tuesday: 6-7:30 pm;

    every fourth Saturday: 10 am-12:30 pm

     

    Food/ Soup Kitchen

    Name Address Phone Hours
    Norristown Hospitality Center 

    530 Church Street 

    610-277-1321

    Monday to Saturday, 7-9 am

    Sisters of Charity 

    630 Dekalb Pike

    610-277-5962


    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10 - 11 am

    Haws Avenue United Methodist Church 

    Corner of Haws Avenue & Marshall Street

    610-275-1283

    Every Sunday: 1:30-2:30 pm

    St. John’s Episcopal Church Cecil & Grace Bean Soup Kitchen

    521 Church Street (St. John's Episcopal Church property)

    610-279-3515

    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 11:30 am-12:30 pm

    Saturday: 8:30-9:30 am

    third Saturday of the month: 1-2 pm

    Shiloh Baptist Church 

    610 George Street 

    610-270-9949

    Monday: 5:30 pm

    Thursday: 11:30 am

    Siloam Baptist Church 

    1329 Willow Street

    610-275-8163

    Friday: 11:30 am

     

    Additional Resource(s):

    Montgomery County Emergency Food Sites & School Lunch Information - click here

     

    Mental Health/ Behavioral Health Needs

    Name Details Contact
    Central Behavioral Health

    NEW  Clients to Central: Families in need of: family/community supports, resource coordination, meeting the basic needs of the home, navigating the mental health system, addressing housing needs, advocacy, or crisis intervention

    Kara Henry – Program Coordinator for the Children’s BCM Department

    Phone number: 610-996-0494; 610-279-9270 for existing patients

    Referrals: can be sent via e-mail or fax 215-392-3166

    Link to BCM website: https://www.centralbh.org/childbcm/

    Mental Health EMERGENCY

    Provides immediate support for crisis situations and assistance with managing recurring or future crises to anyone in Montgomery County

    Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-855-634-HOPE (4673)

     

    Immediate Employment Opportunities During COVID-19:

    • PA Career Link- to find positions that are currently hiring during COVID-19, click here

     

    Water:

    • Aqua is providing a moratorium on shut off notices
    • Pennsylvania American Water will be placing a moratorium and discontinuing service shut-offs at this time. Additionally, Pennsylvania American Water will begin the restoration of service to previously shut off customers prior to March 12, 2020. 

     

     Electric and Gas:

    • PECO is suspending service disconnections and waiving new late payment fees through at least May 1 and will be working with customers on a case-by-case basis to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options, call 1-800-494-4000.  

     

    Internet:

    • Comcast offers 2-months of FREE Internet essentials for new users, click here.
    • Spectrum is offering Free internet access to qualifying homes with students (kindergarten to college) for 60 days (to qualify: limited to new accounts(families) who do not already have a Spectrum internet subscription). Installation fees are waived, call 1844-488-8395
    • Verizon will now offer low-cost Internet access through its Lifeline program to individuals who qualify. Limitations apply. For program details, visit their Lifeline Webpage. For more COVID-19 crisis information, click here.
    • AT&T will not terminate the service of any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer because of their inability to pay their bill. For more information, click here.
    • T-Mobile Connect is a new program offering a $15 per month plan for unlimited talk and text plus 2GB of high-speed smartphone data. For more information, click here.
    • For the next 60 days, Sprint will not terminate service and will waive late fees if customers are unable to pay their Sprint bill because of the coronavirus. For more information from Sprint, click here (For more information from Boost Mobile, click here).

     

    Miscellaneous Needs

    Name Details Contact
    United Way

    Operators assist with directing families to needed resources (food, shelter, physical needs, and more)

    Call 411

    Mental Health EMERGENCY

    Provides immediate support for crisis situations and assistance with managing recurring or future crises to anyone in Montgomery County

    Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-855-634-HOPE (4673)

    Montgomery County OIC

    Community Resources

    Phone Number: (610) 279-9700

    MontCo OIC Facebook

    MontCo OIC Website

    Navicates

    Hub for community resources

    Monday through Friday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm

    Phone Number: 610-278-3522

    Vnacs.org

    Community Resource

    Anyone needing help accessing benefits in Montgomery county

    Referrals can be via intake line at 1-800-591-8234

    For more information, click here

    Community-based COVID-19 Testing Site for Municipality of Norristown Residents ONLY

    Testing site does NOT require a prescription *appointment only*  

    Criteria for testing MUST be met. Any person of any age with symptoms of sudden illness such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc with or without fever, or anyone with known or suspected direct contact to someone with COVID-19, or anyone who has been recommended by their doctor to get tested.

    register for testing by calling 610-592-0680 starting at 8:30 am on daily

    1401 Dekalb Street, Norristown PA