COVID-19 Resources

During this season of separation, your church is here to support you and help you navigate the ongoing pandemic. Below you will find numerous resources and guides, ranging from information about getting vaccinated to support groups.

In addition, you can always contact a pastor directly for pastoral support. Please call BMPC's main number at 610-525-2821, and select option 2.

BMPC COVID-19 Response Page

Sub-sections:

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Vaccine Q&A

COVID 19 Vaccine Question & Answer

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Active COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for those in group 1A:

  • Allentown, PA – you do not need to live in Allentown to register. Please follow these steps to obtain an appointment.

Health care providers are beginning to offer vaccines to individuals in accordance with the latest state and federal guidance. To see if you are eligible, and if your health care provider is currently offering the vaccine, please log in to your health care provider portal using the proper link below:

COVID-19 Vaccinations by County

COVID County Hotlines

Chester County

COVID 19 Website Banner Chester County

 

Delaware County

Delaware County Call Center

 

Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID 19 Hotline

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Montgomery County Vaccination webpage and process: https://www.montcopa.org/3660/COVID-19-Vaccine

Chester County & Delaware County Vaccination information (the two counties are partnering for vaccinations): https://chesco.org/4822/COVID19Vaccine

Delaware County pre-registration form (for those who live or work in Delaware County)

City of Philadelphia Vaccination Information: https://vax.phila.gov/index.php/covid-19/

Bucks County Vaccination Information: https://covid19-vaccine-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com/

COVID-19 Testing by County

Montgomery County Test Registration and Information: https://data-montcopa.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/covid-testing-page

Delaware County Testing Information/sites link: https://www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/covid19/testing.html

Chester County Testing Information/sites link: https://www.chesco.org/4460/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Testing-Information

City of Philadelphia Testing Information: https://www.phila.gov/covid-testing-sites/

Bucks County Testing Information: https://covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com/

 

Montgomery County COVID-19 Data

 

Crisis Lines (support available 24/7)

If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis, call the crisis line for your county or you can call 911 (e.g. if there is immediate danger of physical harm):

Bucks County: 800-499-7455

Chester County: 877-918-2100

Delaware County: 855-889-7827

Montgomery County: 855-634-4673 (Adults)

                                        888-435-7414 (Children & Adolescents)

Philadelphia County: 215-686-4420

If you would rather be in touch via text message, use the National Crisis Text Line at 741-741.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, you can call the 24-hour confidential hotline at Laurel House: 1-800-642-3150

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

 

County Peer Support Lines

If you're feeling lonely, worried, anxious and need to talk to someone, call the church or your county’s “Warm Line.” These lines are manned by trained individuals who can lend a listening ear to support you:

Bucks County: 215-896-9717

Chester County: 1-866-846-2722

Delaware County: 855-464-9342

Montgomery County:

  • Adults: 855-715-8255 (call) or 267-225-7785 (text) 7 days a week, 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Teens: 866-825-5856 (call) or 215-703-8411 (text) Monday-Friday, 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Philadelphia County: 855-507-WARM (9276)

 

Support Groups During COVID-19

Do you find yourself struggling during COVID-19 and in need of support? Please find virtual support resources below:

Bereavement and Grief Support: 

  • Searching for Still Waters: free support group meeting twice monthly through the Middleton Center. Saturday mornings, 10-11:30. 
    610-525-0766.

Substance Abuse and Recovery Resources

Parent and Loved Ones Support/Recovery Resources

 

Counseling:  Middleton Counseling Center

Throughout the past year, many have had new and increased pressures put on themselves and their family systems. Issues that were worrying, but not problematic,have become magnified during lockdowns and times of social isolation. Counseling is continuing at the Middleton Center through virtual appointments for individuals, couples, or families. Therapists are accepting new clients and are here to help. Do not hesitate to reach out and get the support you may need to help you and your family navigate this current uncertainty. All conversations are confidential. 610-525-0766

Additional Medical Information

Meal delivery or pick-up

Wayne Senior Center:

Receive five frozen, nutritious meals for pick up or delivery every Monday from 12:00-2:00 p.m. for pick up. Delivery between 1:00-4:00 pm.

Eligibility:

  • at least 60 years old,
  • live in Delaware County, parts of Montgomery County, Ardmore.

Meals are great for senior adults who want to limit their visits to the grocery store. Please contact Renee Malnak to sign up at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Food Pantries

Eldernet

9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave. Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Food pantry open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. and  2:00-3:45 p.m.

Food is pre-packaged and will be distributed outside of the pantry.

St. Mary’s Food Pantry

36 Ardmore Ave. Ardmore PA 19003

Pre-packaged bags are available every Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Thursday.from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Wayne Methodist Church

210 S Wayne Ave, Wayne PA 19087

Pre-packaged bags are picked up curbside every Wednesday and Thursdays 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Narberth Community Food Bank

Open on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Healthcare

Veterans Services

Phone number 610-384-8387. Serving Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, and Delaware Counties

The Veterans Affair Department provides information for Veterans, their dependents and survivors.They provide information on their rights and various federal and state benefits they may be entitled to receive and assists in filling out the applications online.

https://www.va.gov/coronavirus-veteran-frequently-asked-questions

Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Elderly (PACE)

P.O. Box 8806

Harrisburg, PA 17105

800-225-7223

https://pacecares.magellanhealth.com/PaceEnrollmentWizard.asp

Pace helps seniors with low cost medications. Check website for requirements

Utility and Financial Assistance

PECO

https://www.peco.com/MyAccount/CustomerSupport/Pages/AssistancePrograms.aspx

Lower Merion: Aid to small businesses, and residential mortgage and rental assistance: https://www.lowermerion.org/cdb

Legal Aid

Legal Aid of SE Pennsylvania

Free to low-cost legal aid to assist residents in Montgomery and Delaware Counties with housing and employment issues related to COVID-19.

https://www.lasp.org/