Assistance with applying for public benefits, UC, and EITC

If you need help applying for public benefits, unemployment compensation, or the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), free assistance is available from the City of Philadelphia.  You can get one-on-one counseling from BenePhilly over the phone or in person.

The toll-free number for BenePhilly is 844-848-4376.  You can also walk in to one of six BenePhilly Centers.  BenePhilly can help you apply for:

BenePhilly also provides screening and referrals for WIC, SSI, SSDI, and unemployment compensation.

The six walk-in centers are located at:

Catholic Social Services
Casa Del Carmen
4400 North Reese Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

People's Emergency Center (in the Families First Building)
3939 Warren Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Utilities Emergency Services Fund
1617 JFK Blvd, Suite 840
Philadelphia, PA 19103

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia (in the Houston Center)
2029 S. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Philadelphia FIGHT
1233 Locust St, 3rd Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19107