Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry

2015 GACM Holiday Basket Collection
Thanksgiving & Christmas baskets will be given to families who have requested help and documented their family size and financial need. In 2015, we provided 248 baskets. We hope to provide more this year. All donations are appreciated! Checks should be made payable to “GACM”.
A $35 gift can provide a holiday basket for a small family.

Food Cupboard
Energy Assistance
Financial Assistance
The Benefit Bank
Rent/Property Tax Rebate

Property Tax/Rent Rebate
There is still time to apply for the PA Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program is extended through Dec 31. Don’t miss this opportunity to put additional money back in your pocket. Income eligible seniors 65 and totally disabled individual 18 -64, may apply.

Latest News

LiHEAP  Opens Nov 2

This is a heating assistance program for income eligible applicants. You do not need to have large or late bills to get help. For more information or to apply visit our office Mon-Wed 9-2.

Documentation Required for Service:

Proof of residency

Proof of income

Photo ID and Social Security cards for entire household may also be required

Social Services
Monday - Wednesday

9:00am - 2:00pm

Food Cupboard


10:00am - 4:00pm

Hours are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, GACM will close when Philadelphia Public Schools close.

Hours of Operation

Our Mission

To connect at risk Northwest Philadelphia residents to resources within themselves and the  community, that resolve their crises, stabilize their lives and equip them to take the next step(s) toward self sufficiency.

Our Services

35 W. Chelten Avenue

(Located in The First Presbyterian Church in Germantown)

Philadelphia, PA 19144

215-843-2340 (p)

215-843-6020 (fax)

Our Location