While the percentage of food insecure households in Pennsylvania is below the national average, more than 1 in 10 PA families are struggling to access the food they need.
If you or someone you know need food help, there are many resources available to you.
- In Pennsylvania, you can apply for SNAP (food stamps) online via the COMPASS system. Families in southeastern PA can also call PathWays PA at 610-543-5022 for assistance in applying for SNAP. Pennsylvania families can also visit http://www.foodpantries.org/st/pennsylvania to find local food pantries (please call ahead to make sure the information is accurate).
- If you live anywhere else in the United States, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/apply to learn more about SNAP benefits.
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