Where to Turn Meals

Online version updated on January 26, 2023.

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Meal Sites 

Center City Meal Site 
Hub of Hope
1400 Arch St Sub-Concourse Level (Enter through north side of Dilworth Park)
To-go meals: Thursday through Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.

Center City Meal Site 
315 S. Broad Street 
To-go meals: Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
(Note: ID vouchers are available and¬†mail can still be picked up at Broad Street Ministry, 315 S‚ÄĮBroad Street,¬†215-735-4847, Monday through Friday from¬†noon to 2 p.m.)¬†

Arch Street Methodist Church 
55 N. Broad Street 
To-go meals: Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Chosen 300 
1116 Spring Garden Street and 3959 Lancaster Avenue
1116 Spring Garden: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday 5 p.m.
14th and JFK: Sunday, 9:30 a.m.; 3959 Lancaster: Monday and Friday, 6 p.m.

Church of the Advocate 
1801 Diamond Street
Lunch: Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m. Served outside.  

Face to Face
123 E. Price Street 
Dining Room: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 12:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. 
Social Services: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Legal Center: Monday, Thursday, and Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Health Center: Monday, Thursday, Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Living Word Community 
142 N. 17th Street
Breakfast: Saturdays at 9:15 a.m., followed by service and lunch. 

Old Pine Community Center 
401 Lombard Street 
To Go Meals: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to Noon

Living Word Community 
142 N. 17th Street 
To-go meals: Saturday at 9 a.m.

The Perimeter (veterans only) 
213-217 N. 4th Street 
Meals: Breakfast, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., lunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Old First Reformed UCC 
151 N. 4th Street 
To-go meals, toiletries and clothing: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.  

St. Francis Inn
2441 Kensington Avenue
Meals: Friday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Clothing Center: Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Monday (only for family with children) 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Philly House
302 N 13th‚ÄĮStreet¬†
Daily: Breakfast at 7 a.m., lunch at Noon, and dinner at 5 p.m.

Philly Restart 
19th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway
Meals: Mondays 4 p.m.

Helping Hands
610 N. 6th Street
Meals: Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets available at 12:30 p.m.

Bright Hope Baptist Church
1601 N. 12th Street
To-go meals: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Groceries: Friday 10 a.m. to noon

Old St. Joseph's Church
Outdoor¬†to‚Äźgo lunches served on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon.

St. Mark’s Soup Bowl
1625 Locust Street
Saturday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

West Philadelphia meal sites from Monday through Friday. Check website for time and location.

Women Only Meals 

Women of Hope
1210 Lombard Street
Bagged lunches are provided Monday through Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m.  
Showers are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Men Only Meals 

Our Brother’s Place
907 Hamilton Street
To‚Äźgo lunches served¬†daily from noon to 1 p.m. at the loading dock‚ÄĮ.

St. John’s Hospice
1221 Race Street
Lunch: Monday through Friday‚ÄĮnoon to 1 p.m.; Dinner: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 4 p.m.
Case Management: Monday through Friday, noon to 2:30 p.m.
Showers and Clothes: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Second Tuesday of the month they are closed.

None of us are home until all of us are home¬ģ