COVID Community Resources

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Philadelphia issued a Business Activity and Stay at Home Order which details restrictions on both business and personal activity. Outlined below are resources that are currently available regarding: 

 

UCD’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) is offering professional and personal resources for WPSI Alumni entirely online. Details can be found here

It is our goal to keep this resource list as up-to-date as possible. If you find that there is out-of-date information or an additional area that needs to be addressed, please email us here.

Be sure to text COVIDPHL 888-777 to receive virus-related updates to your phone. For any questions or concerns, call the Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Hotline to speak with a healthcare professional at 1-800-722-7112

Childcare for Essential Workers

Various childcare resources.

Education

Education resources, technology access, and more.

Food Access

Food distribution, meals for seniors and students, and more.

Housing and Utilities

Emergency housing and utility information.

Income Assistance and Unemployment Support

Unemployment, cash assistance, and more.

Medical

Get help with COVID, mental health, and more.

Transportation

Information on regional buses and trains.

Returning Citizens

Services to help people with a history of incarceration re-engage with their families and communities.

WPSI Alumni Exclusive Resources

Professional and personal resources are available to WPSI Alumni.