The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

How to Join

Currently, there are two ways to join The Network:

 

 

1 We directly recruit individuals who are eligible for or receiving cash assistance as they arrive for their appointments at their Philadelphia County Assistance Office (CAO).  To join, at the time of recruitment they must:

  • Be a parent or caregiver of at least one child 5 years old or younger
  • Not have received cash assistance for 5 years or more
  • Not be enrolled in another DHS approved Employment and Training program
  • Be willing and able to participate in program activities and surveys

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2Occasionally we will have open enrollment for The Network to the public.  Those interested can contact our office directly and complete an intake over the phone. Individuals are eligible to enroll if they fit the following criteria:

  • Be a parent or caregiver of at least one child 5 years old or younger
  • Live in Philadelphia County
  • Receive at least one form of public assistance (welfare, food stamps, medical assistance, etc.)
  • Be willing and able to participate in program activities and surveys

 

Please call 267-359-6259 if you are eligible to join The Network or know someone who might be. If you would like to share information about our program, please download our flyer and share widely.

 

 

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