COVID-19 Resource Hub
The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting families across the globe - and right here in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Now, more than ever, we need the government to play an active role in protecting PA families through the current crisis and the related economic recovery process.
Sometimes it can be difficult to cut through the noise to find trusted resources for information about the pandemic. Below are the COVID-19 resources that we find most helpful, particularly for families and businesses in Delaware County:
Help for Families
Interactive map: Delaware County Food and Meal Services: COVID-19
Media Food Center, First United Methodist Church, Media Borough: https://www.facebook.com/Media.Food.Bank/
Please note: If you are not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits, you may be eligible for benefits under the federal CARES act (such as gig workers, those that are self employed, and those that have exhausted traditional unemployment benefits).
Free Tutoring and SAT Prep
The Delaware County Library System has a multitude of resources available on their website, including but not limited to free tutoring, driver permit practice tests and SAT/ACT prep. Learn more
Delaware County Department of Human Services has a free, confidential text line that will connect you with a trained crisis counselor. It is available 24/7. Crisis Text Line: Text PA to 741-741. Or reach out via phone to connect with Crisis Connections Team: 855-889-7827.
Main Line Health holds drive-through testing with physician referrals at its Newtown Square medical offices. Go to an online website assessment to help decided if you have COVID-19 and what steps to follow.
Help for Businesses
PA COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program: https://dced.pa.gov/programs/covid-19-working-capital-access-program-cwca/
Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Loan Program: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19
SBA emergency loan webinar- https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events?reset=1
Help for Nonprofits
Lend a Helping Hand
Donations to Riddle Hospital: https://www.mainlinehealth.org/locations/riddle-hospital/ways-to-give/give-online-now