COVID-19 Resources to Help You

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This web page includes links to various services, programs, organizations, events, clinics, trainings, grants and helplines intended to help Delaware County residents and businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall (United Health Care and Delaware County)

John Hopkins Vaccine Hesitancy - 12 Things you need to know

COVID-19 Vaccine: Facts Not Fear (PA Medical Society)

Quick Resources

DELCO School Age Child Care COVID Support

Early Intervention Services During COVID-19 (link no longer active)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Food and Nutrition Programs [Baby Cupboard, Child Nutrition Programs, WIC, Delco Interfaith Food Assistance Network (DIFAN)]

Food and Meal Assistance Map

Free and Low-Cost Health Clinics

Grocery Shopping Services Available to Senior Citizens

Homebound Vaccination Program

PA 211: Get Connected. Get Help

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services: Citizen Resources

SNAP Online Purchasing Program Pilot

24 Hour Emergency Assistance

PA Get Help Now (Drug & Alcohol): 1-800-662-4357 (HELP)

Mental Health Crisis: 1-855-889-7827

Mental Health Crisis Text Line: Text PA to 741-741

National Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-8255

Support and Referral Helpline: 1-855-284-2494 (TTY: 724-631-5600)

Resources for the Community

Delaware County Workforce Development and PA CareerLink® Partners to host PA CareerLink Day in Chester City and Media on August 12

Delaware County Council Approves two DELCO Summer 2021 Programs

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Delco ERA In-Person Sessions May 8, 15, 22

In-Person Assistance for Delco ERA Program April 17 and 24

CHIRP (CV-19 Hospitality Recovery Program) Application Deadline Extended to April 16

Delaware County Announces Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Homebound Vaccination Program

Hotspots Available for Check Out from Delaware County Libraries

Tuition Assistance for Unemployed and Underemployed Residents to Prepare for Post-COVID Workplace

Delaware County Announces March 6 Food Drive to Assist Residents in Need

COVID-19's Impact on Mental Health to be Held on March 2

Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Held Feb. 16

Delaware County Agencies Working to Keep Seniors Connected During COVID-19

Tuition Assistance for Unemployed and Underemployed Residents

Virtual Presentation on Resources During the Pandemic on Dec. 17

Virtual Support Group for Front Line Workers

Free career services and job training available during the COVID-19 pandemic

Returning to Schools and Keeping Spaces Safe - Video

Delco CARES Housing Assistance Available September 1

Applications Being Accepted for the PEDA Restart Grant

Telehealth Line for Early Learning Professionals

Economic Stimulus Payment (EIPs)

Chester County Health Department Issues Guidance for Schools

Delco Gives Back to be held August 11

Free Food Giveaway on July 29

Baby Item Pick-Up Event on July 31 in Morton

FMLA During COVID-19

CARES Act Financial Assistance Available for Renters and Homeowners

Food Drive Collection June 20 in Lansdowne

Food Drive Collection June 20 in Linwood

Baby Item Pick Up to be held June 19

Delaware County Launches Bringing Back Delco Task Force

Drive Thru Food Drive (Park Lane Elementary School) - May 30

Drive Thru Food Drive (Upper Darby High School) - May 30

Baby Item Pick Up Event - May 22

LIHEAP Recovery Crisis Program to Ease Utility Costs

PECO Extends Financial Resources for Customers Impacted by COVID-19

Presentation on Early Intervention Services and Subsidized Child Care on May 11

Assistance Program to Help Low-Income Families during COVID-19 Pandemic

Protections from Foreclosures and Evictions Through July 10

Telehealth Helpline Available 24/7 for Emotional Support

COVID-19 FAQ for Veterans

Ombudsman Program Available During COVID-19 Pandemic

Drive-Thru Pet Pantry to be held April 23

Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Food and Housing Resources during COVID-19 pandemic

Diapers available for families in need

Grocery Shopping Services Available to Senior Citizens

Access to Food Survey

COVID-19 Face Mask Guidance (link no longer active)

Food Assistance for Residents during COVID-19 Pandemic

Helpline for residents struggling with anxiety due to COVID-19

Caring for someone with COVID-19 - PDF

Child Care available for life-sustaining workers in Delaware County

Mobile Crisis available to support the community during this difficult time

Penn State Extension offering free online courses for residents

Free online tutoring available for Delaware County families with your Delaware County library card!

Online Recovery Support

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty - PDF - Psychology Tools

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic - Common Sense Media

Supporting Families During COVID-19 - Child Mind Institute

Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis - Child Mind Institute

Resources for Businesses

Delaware County Workforce Development and PA CareerLink® Partners to host PA CareerLink Day in Chester City and Media on August 12

Pennsylvania's Shared-Work Program

Delco Strong: Rapid Response Grant Available to Assist Local Businesses Directly Affected by Recent Mitigation Efforts

Delco Strong 3 Grants Available to Business Owners and Non-Profits

$6.3 Million Awarded to Over 500 Delco Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19

Restaurant Self-Certification Process Now Open

Hazard Pay Grants Available for Front-Line Workers in Life-Sustaining Industries

Deadline to apply for Delco Strong #2 Grants Extended through July 14

Restaurant Guidance during Green Phase

Round #2 of Delco Strong Grants Available to Assist Local Businesses and Non-Profits

COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance Program Opens June 30

Wolf Administration: Business Loan Deferrals Extended for Three Months

Announcing Round #2 of Delco Strong

Bringing Back Delco Task Force Webinar on June 19

Bringing Back Delco Task Force Offering Second Round of PPE to Local Businesses

Governor issues new guidance for restaurant industry

PPE Available for the Business Community

Bringing Back Delco Webinar held on June 3

COVID-19 Worforce Screening

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility - Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers

Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting - Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, and Homes

Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Directing Public Health Safety Measures for Businesses Permitted to Maintain In-person Operations

Interim Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfection for Non-Healthcare Settings for COVID-19

Delaware County is Hosting an Online Presentation for the Business and Workforce Community

Delaware County Launches "Delco Strong Small Business Support" Program

COVID-19 Guidance for essential businesses

Sanitation and social distancing guidelines for businesses (link no longer active)

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

SCORE of Delaware and Chester Counties

Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

US Small Business Administration

Delaware County Office of Workforce Development

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Delaware County's Office of Workforce Development

Delco Chamber of Commerce Launches Search Engine to Identify Restaurants offering take-out, delivery services and curbside pick-up

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