Are you pregnant or caring for an infant or toddler? Read on for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s list of resources and free supplies available to you and your family.

Please call organizations before your visit to confirm their hours, updated services, and available resources.

Breastfeeding support

  • Pacify is a free, mobile app that gives you on-demand access to professional lactation (breastfeeding) experts who can help you with feeding your baby.
    • Download the Pacify app for Apple iPhone or Android devices — available in English or Spanish versions.
    • Enter the enrollment code PHILLY at signup for free 24/7 access.
  • New FREE online breastfeeding support groups Thursdays at 4 p.m. Email [email protected] for more information and to register for a group.

Free baby food and diapers

Residents can visit these locations to pick up free food and baby supplies. Many sites require appointments, so check the list and call ahead.

See the free baby supply sites on a map or see the table below.

Organization Neighborhood Supplies offered Do you need an appointment? Hours Address Phone Eligibility
Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network Northwest Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Yes, call to schedule Sa: noon – 2 p.m. 7047 Germantown Ave., 19119 (215) 247-4663

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Public
Catholic Social Services – Casa del Carmen North Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Formula
Yes, call to schedule M, Tu, W: 9 a.m. – noon 4400 North Reese St., 19140 (267) 331-2500 Public
Catholic Social Services – Southwest Southwest Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Yes, call to schedule W, F: 9 a.m. – noon 6214 Grays Ave., 19142 (215) 724-8550 Public
Catholic Social Services – Northeast Northeast Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Yes, for diapers, formula, or baby supplies. Call from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to schedule. Food distribution
M, W, F: 9 a.m. – noon

Make an appointment for diapers, formula, or baby supplies.

7340 Jackson St., 19136 (215) 624-5920 Public
Catholic Community Services Northeast Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Yes, call to schedule Tu, Th: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1926 Grant Ave., Suite 200, 19115 (215) 760-4101 Residents in Police Districts 2,7, and 8
Feast of Justice Northeast Philadelphia Diapers
Food
Both appointments and walk-up hours available. See Hours for details. Walk-up hours
Tu: 11 a.m. – noon
W: 6 – 7 p.m.
Sa: 3 – 4 p.m.

Appointments
Tu: 9 – 11 a.m.
W: 4 – 6 p.m.
Sa: 1 – 3 p.m.

3101 Tyson Ave., 19149 (215) 268-3510 Registered families. Register on-site or at feastofjustice.org.
St. Cyprian Food Pantry West Philadelphia Diapers Yes, call to schedule M, W: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m. 525 S. Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19143 (267) 241-9640 Public
Mighty Writers – North North Philadelphia Diapers
Food
No, walk-ups are welcome M, W: noon – 1:30 p.m. Corner of 23rd St. & Seybert St., 19121 (610) 263-5379 Public
Mighty Writers – West West Philadelphia Diapers
Food
No, walk-ups are welcome M: noon – 1:30 p.m. 3520 Fairmount Ave., 19104 (215) 387-1066 Public
Mighty Writers – El Futuro Center City / South Philadelphia Diapers
Food
No, walk-ups are welcome M, F: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1025 S. 9th St., 19147 (215) 602-0236 Public
Mighty Writers at John Street Community Center North Philadelphia Diapers
Food
No, walk-ups are welcome Th: 2 – 3 p.m. Corner of N. 11th St. & Poplar St., 19123 (267) 768-7498 Public
Mighty Writers at Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center West Philadelphia Diapers
Food
No, walk-ups are welcome Tu: 2 – 3 p.m. 755 N. Markoe St., 1913 (267) 768-7498 Public
Children’s Playhouse Whitman South Philadelphia Diapers No, walk-ups are welcome Th: 10 a.m. – noon
(while supplies last)
2501 S. Marshall St., 19148 (215) 372-7050 Public

Philadelphia Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program

The Philadelphia WIC program provides eligible caregivers with an EBT card they can use to purchase food and formula. To enroll, email [email protected] (preferred option), apply online, or call (215) 978-6100.

Free crib delivery

Families can request free Pack n’ Play cribs so that all babies have a safe space to sleep. You can get a crib through either the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) or the Maternity Care Coalition (MCC).

Please choose only one of the contact methods listed below.

Online/virtual pregnancy and family support programs

These programs offer support by phone or video for pregnant people and families with infants and toddlers.

They include information and support, referral to resources, educational workshops, and no-contact baby supply delivery for clients.

Organization Eligibility Phone Email
Einstein DADLab Any man caring for a baby under age 2. Fathers, uncles, stepfathers, grandfathers, godfathers – all are welcome! Meetings are held virtually. (215) 690-1029 or (484) 471-7005 [email protected]
[email protected]
PDPH Healthy Start Those pregnant or parents with children under 18 months and living in the following zip codes: 19104, 19131, 19139, 19142, 19143, 19145, 19146, 19147, 19151, 19153. Please complete the Healthy Start referral form. (215) 386-1298 [email protected]
PDPH MOM Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program Parents and caretakers of children ages 0–5. (215) 685-3773 [email protected]
Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) MCC has many programs for families. Call to learn which program fits your interests and eligibility. (215) 972-0700
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) First-time parents who are less than 27 weeks pregnant, live in Philadelphia, and meet income requirements. Call to see if you’re eligible. (215) 287-2114
Mabel Morris (MM) Parents and caretakers of children ages 0–5. (215) 731-2019
Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT) Pregnant and parenting students less than 22 years old. Call (215) 400-4250

Text (215) 866-2248

[email protected]
Parent Child+ West Philadelphia Families with children ages 16 months to 4 years. (267) 666-8661 [email protected]
Parent Child+ North Philadelphia Families with children ages 16 months to 4 years. (267) 361-7877 [email protected]
Parent Child+ South and Southeast Philadelphia Families with children ages 16 months to 4 years. (215) 219-8985 [email protected]
Philadelphia Infant Toddler Early Intervention Program Families with children ages 0–3 with possible developmental delay or disability. (215) 685-4646 [email protected]
Carson Valley Children’s Aid – Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program Those who are pregnant and parents/caregivers of children ages 0-5 or until they start kindergarten. (267) 595-1135 [email protected]
Health Federation of Philadelphia- Early Head Start Families meeting the federal income guidelines and living in the following zip codes: 19120, 19121, 19122, 19124, 19126, 19132, 19133, 19140 and 19141. (215) 223-5200 ext. 155 [email protected]