Hurricane Sandy - Post Disaster Replacement Food Stamps

Philadelphia County Assistance Office Headquarters


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General Information
Description of ServiceIndividuals who get food stamps and lost food during a power outage or flood should tell the welfare office right away. Replacement food stamps may be available, but recipients must ask within 10 days of when their food spoiled. The law allows replacement food stamps for the amount of food that was lost, up to one month’s benefits.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographical AreaServes all of Pennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties
Intake ProcedureContact your local welfare office.
Intake RequirementsYou will have to complete a form saying how much food you lost.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 801 Market Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19107
Main Phone 215-560-7226
Other Phone 800-932-0582 Statewide Welfare Hotline
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Philadelphia County Assistance Office Headquarters
This Service: Hurricane Sandy - Post Disaster Replacement Food Stamps
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disaster Food Stamps (TH-2600.6450-170)