BenePhilly Centers –

The city of Philadelphia has established six “BenePhilly Centers”, where Philadelphia residents can receive in-person or telephonic support from a benefits expert to help with completing applications, organizing key documents, and tracking an application’s status.

The Centers will provide support for enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Health Insurance (CHIP, Medicaid, Medicare), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Care Tax Credit and State and City Property Tax Credits. The Centers will also provide Benefit Screenings and Referrals for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Unemployment Insurance (UI).

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