This comprehensive list does not include every resource available to Pottstown area residents. It is meant to be a community guide, not a recommendation for specific health, human, or social service providers. For more information about the services and programs available, please contact the appropriate organization. Services and programs may be subject to eligibility requirements, fees, or geographical restrictions.

If you need immediate assistance, please call 211, text your ZIP code to 898-211 or visit


Information and Referral Services
  • Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources - 800-753-8827
  • Montgomery County Community Connections Navicate Program - 610-278-3522
County Assistance Offices
Apply for Benefits Online

Food Pantries


Coventry Food Pantry - 610-326-5659


Hopewell Love - 610-385-0772


Home Delivered Meals

For homebound older adults (60+)

Food Assistance Programs
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Low-income individuals apply at your local county assistance office or online using COMPASS or call: 800-221-5689
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women, new mothers, and children under 5 years make an appointment by calling 800-WIC-WINS or online at

Housing Authorities

Housing Choice Voucher Program and Public Housing Program
Rental and Eviction Assistance

Call 211, text your ZIP code to 898-211, or visit

Homelessness Assistance
  • Montgomery County Office of Community Connections - 610-278-3522
  • Chester and Berks Counties - Call 211, text your ZIP code to 898-211, or visit


Transportation Assistance

Older adults (65+), persons with disabilities, and low-income individuals Call for an application or apply online using Find My Ride Apply (FMR)

Public Transportation
  • Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) - Servicing Pottstown and parts of surrounding communities, Paratransit service available - 610-326-5413
  • SEPTA Route 93 - Pottstown to Norristown, Paratransit service available - 215-580-7800


Electric Oil and Gas
  • PECO - 800-494-4000
  • Met-Ed - 800-545-7741
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - (November – April) Apply at your local county assistance office or online using COMPASS or call - 866-857-7095
  • Pottstown Cluster Oil Assistance Program - Pottstown and surrounding communities 610-970-5995
Water Assistance

Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) - (Summer season) Apply at your local county assistance office or online using COMPASS or call - 877-395-8930

Health and Well-being

Community Health Center

Community Health & Dental Care - Accessible healthcare regardless of insurance status or ability to pay - 610-326-9460

Community Behavioral Health Center

Creative Health Services - Accessible mental health and substance use programs regardless of insurance status or ability to pay - 484-941-0500

Street Medicine

Montgomery County Street Medicine - Healthcare for individuals experiencing homelessness Call or text 484-890-0602 or email

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline - call 800-799-7233 or text “START” to 88788

Montgomery County
Chester County

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County - 610-431-3546 - 24-hour hotline - 888-711-6270

Berks County

Safe Berks - 610-373-1206 - 24-hour hotline - 844-789-SAFE or text “SAFE BERKS” to 20121

Victims of Crime

Montgomery County

Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. - 610-277-0932 - 24-hour hotline - 888-521-0983

Chester County

The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. - 610-692-1926

Berks County

Victim/Witness Assistance Unit - 610-478-6000

Mental Health Crisis Services

National Mental Health Crisis Line - call or text 988

Crisis and Helplines
  • Crisis Text Line - text “PA” to 741-741
  • Veterans Crisis Line - call 988, then press 1
  • Disaster Distress Helpline - 800-985-5990
  • PA Support & Referral Helpline - 855-284-2494
Montgomery County

Mobile Crisis Support by Access Services - 855-634-4673

Chester County

Valley Creek Crisis Center - 610-280-3270

Berks County

Crisis Intervention Services - 610-379-2007

Older Adults and Aging Services

24-hour Elder Abuse Hotline - 800-490-8505

Montgomery County

Office of Senior Services - 610-278-3601

Chester County

Department of Aging Services - 610-344-6350

Berks County

Area Agency on Aging - 610-478-6500

Older Adult Centers

Children and Youth Services

24-hour ChildLine - 800-932-0313

Montgomery County

Office of Children & Youth - 610-278-5800

Chester County

Department of Children, Youth, & Families - 610-344-5800

Berks County

Children & Youth Services - 610-478-6700

Persons with Disabilities

24-hour Adult Protective Services - 800-490-8505

Disability Services
  • Montgomery County - Office of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Early Intervention - 610-278-3642
  • Chester County - Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities - 610- 344-6265
  • Berks County - Office of Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities - 610-478-3271
Centers for Independent Living
  • Montgomery and Chester Counties - Liberty Resources, Inc. 215-634-2000
  • Berks County - Abilities in Motion - 610-376-0010

Veteran Services

Montgomery County

Office of Veterans Affairs - 610-213-4022

Chester County

Department of Veterans Affairs - 610-344-6375

Berks County

Department of Veterans Affairs - 610-378-5601

Legal Aid

Montgomery and Chester Counties

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA

Berks County

MidPenn Legal Services, Reading Office - 610-376-8656