COVID-19 has raged throughout U.S. jails and prisons, where people live together in close quarters and there is little opportunity for social distancing, a lack of basic sanitary supplies and high rates of chronic disease.
The Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) helps low-income families experiencing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Families who qualify will be eligible for a one-time payment to assist them in meeting basic needs. The program is open to families with:
"We know there is a lot of fear and change right now because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) so we want to share important information about supplies and resources to care for you and your child. Please visit phila.gov/(COVID-19) or call 1-800-722-7112 for more information."
During this challenging time, the wellbeing and development of our city’s children remain top priorities. In light of the school and business closures caused by COVID-19, the City’s PHLpreK team has compiled recommended activities and resources for families and childca...
Most Fridays, Yezenia Guzman knows where her incarcerated mother-in-law is: at a hospital near the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla, receiving treatment for the melanoma in both her legs.