Get Help / Obtener Ayuda


How Do I Qualify? / Cómo Califico?

To qualify you must live in the West Chester Area School District and have a total household income below the amounts listed below.

To register, you must:

  • Provide names, dates of birth, and proof of address for all household members receiving food.
  • Report total household income.
  • Provide current phone number.

Once registered, you may come once a month (every 30 days) to receive food free of charge.

Para calificar, usted debe vivir en el Distrito Escolar del área de West Chester y tener un ingreso total de su hogar por debajo de las cantidades que se detallan.

Para registrarse, usted debe:

  • Proporcionar los nombres, las fechas de nacimiento y los comprobantes de domicilio para todos los miembros del hogar que reciben alimentos.
  • Declare el ingreso total del hogar.
  • Proporcione el número de teléfono actual.

Una vez registrado, usted puede venir una vez al mes (cada 30 días) para recibir comida gratuita.

Maximum Household Income / Ingreso Máximo de la Casa

Family Size
Tamaño de la Familia
Annual Income
Ingreso Anuale
Monthly Income
Ingreso Mensual
Weekly Income
Ingreso Semanal
1 $18,210 $1,518 $350
2 $24,690 $2,058 $475
3 $31,170 $2,598 $599
4 $37,650 $3,138 $724
5 $44,130 $3,678 $849
6 $50,610 $4,218 $973
7 $57,090 $4,758 $1,098
8 $63,570 $5,298 $1,223
For each additional family member add:
Por cada miembro adicional de la familia Ud. añadan:
>$6,480 $540 $125

If you do not live in the West Chester Area School District / Si usted no vive en el Distrito Escolar del área de West Chester

If you do not live in the West Chester area, you may still obtain food from one of the many other food cupboards in Chester County. Download a list. Si usted no vive en el Distrito Escolar del área de West Chester, usted todavía puede obtener alimentos de uno de los muchos otros proveedores de alimentos en Chester County. Haga clic AQUÍ para descargar una lista.

Hours of Operation / Horas de Operación

We provide quality non-perishable items, fresh produce, dairy and meat products for you and your family. No appointment is needed — just stop in during our hours of operation.

Proveemos productos de calidad no perecederos, productos agrícolas frescas, productos lecheros y carnes para Ud. y su familia. No requiere cita previa — solamente venga durante las horas de operación para inscribirse.

9:30 am – 11:30 am
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm 9:30 am – 11:30 am
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
9:30 am – 11:30 am

SNAP and SNAP Hotline

In addition to coming to the Cupboard for food you may also be eligible for SNAP (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program). Those who are SNAP eligible receive an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) ACCESS Card to make food purchases. The Hunger Coalition helps thousands of residents apply for SNAP through their SNAP Hotline. Residents of Bucks, Chester and Philadelphia counties can apply for SNAP benefits through their SNAP Hotline by calling 215-430-0556. Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Other Community Resources

If you are in need of other social services, call or visit online 2-1-1, a regional social services hotline, to find human and social service resources in your neighborhood. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-866-964-7922 seven days a week from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm to be connected to a 2-1-1 SEPA Information and Referral Specialist. Calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in over 140 languages.

You can also view the Chester County Community Resource Directory or call Department of Human Services 610-344-6640.