Local Resources


Bringing a new life into the world is an incredible journey, but it can also be filled with challenges.

At St. Jane’s Church, we will help and support every pregnant and parenting mom in need by empowering you with these invaluable local resources.

Local Resources

FOOD ASSISTANCE/ bREASTFEEDING

The pantry, an agency of Second Harvest, provides food to our neighbors who are in need.  It is located at the former Easton Catholic Elementary School and is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. 

Contact Information:

Address: 841 Washington St. Easton, PA

Phone: 610-428-4230

Email: [email protected]

Website: stjanesofeastonpa.com/easton-area-society-of-st-vince-de-paul-food-pantry

Soon to be United Fellowship

Food Pantry is open on the 2nd and 3rd Thursdays from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Accessible, enter at parking lot

Contact Information:

Address: 2115 Washington St. (Wilson Borough)

Phone: 610-258-0081

Email:

Website:

The LINCS Center’s food pantry is the result of a need within the Wilson Area Community. Working with Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley, the LINCS established a food pantry at 2400 Firmstone Street that services over 100 families each month. The food pantry provides families with food insecurities a variety of food options.

The LINCS Food Pantry is open on Mondays from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM for curbside pickup. Call for additional pantry hours.

Contact Information:

Address: 2400 Firmstone St. Easton, PA

Phone: 484-373-6200

Email:

Website: lincsfamilycenter.org

The Food Pantry is open to the public on: Mondays from 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon, Tuesdays from 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, Wednesdays from 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon, and Thursdays from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, call if you need emergency food.

Pantry entrance in rear of St. John’s Lutheran Church, side entrance from parking lot

The Full Choice Pantry is designed to reduce food insecurity and increase food knowledge by providing high quality, nutrient dense food to low-income, at-risk adults, children, and seniors. We incorporate learning opportunities for our clients, including how to prepare the food they receive, how to integrate fresh fruit and vegetables into their diet, and how to accommodate allergies, diet restrictions, and more.

English/Spanish speaking

Contact Information:

Address: 330 Ferry St. Easton PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-4361

Email:

Website: projecteaston.org

Food Bank for Easton families open Fridays from 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon

Contact Information:

Address: 902 Philadelphia Rd. Easton PA 18042

Phone: 610-253-4253

Email:

Website: www.eastonareaneighborhoodcenter.org

Open: for last names beginning with A-M on the 2nd Tuesday from 8:00 AM-10:00 AM or from 6:00 PM-7:00 PM; for last names beginning with N-Z on 2nd Wednesday from 8:00 AM – 10:00AM

Contact Information:

Address: 529 South Main St. Nazareth, PA 18064

Phone: 610-365-8869

Email:

Website:

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps Pennsylvanians buy food. People in eligible low-income households can obtain more nutritious diets with SNAP increasing their food purchasing power at grocery stores and supermarkets. Those who are eligible receive an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) ACCESS Card to make food purchases.

Visit the website to apply online or apply in person at the Northampton County Assistance Office. 

Contact Information:

Address: Northampton County Assistance Office: 201 Larry Holmes Dr, Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-250-1700

Email:

Website: dhs.pa.gov

WIC will help you develop a strong nutritional foundation for your family’s future health. Babies and children need good nutrition to grow up to be healthy and ready for success in school.  WIC is here for you every step of the way, starting with pregnancy and through your child’s 5th birthday.

Apply online or contact the local office. The office is open on Mondays from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesdays from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, and Wednesdays-Fridays from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Contact Information:

Address: 101 Larry Holmes Plaza, Suite 204
Easton, PA 18042

Contact Name: Avery Mertz

Phone: 610-258-6938

Email:

Website: mfhs.org/locations/easton-center

WIC will help you develop a strong nutritional foundation for your family’s future health. Babies and children need good nutrition to grow up to be healthy and ready for success in school.  WIC is here for you every step of the way, starting with pregnancy and through your child’s 5th birthday.

Apply online or contact the local office. The office is open on Mondays from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesdays from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, and Wednesdays-Fridays from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Contact Information:

Address: 502 E Fourth Street, 2nd Floor Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone: 484-626-0770

Email:

Website: mfhs.org/locations/bethlehem-wic-center

Lactation consultants and counselors, breastfeeding classes/support groups available, Moms Helping Moms (breastfeeding mothers’ group)

Contact Information:

Address: 1425 Eighth Ave. Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone: 484-526-2229

Email:

Website: www.slhn.org/pediatrics/services/baby-and-me-support-center

The premier Eastern Pennsylvania Practice dedicated to assisting mothers and mothers-to-be on their prenatal, parenting and breastfeeding journey.

Contact Information:

Address: 1517 Pond Rd. Allentown, PA 18104

Phone: 610-366-7676

Email:

Website: www.lvbreastfeeding.com

HOUSING AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Our mission is to help families who are in need and demonstrate the ability to benefit from assistance provided by Family Promise. The mission is carried out by a network of congregations and other community resources working together to meet the immediate, basic needs of displaced families and assist them to build patterns that will bring long-term stability.

Provide shelter, case management, and hospitality to homeless children and their families.

Contact Information:

Address: 1346 W Hamilton St. Allentown, PA 18102

Phone: 610-351-1368

Email: [email protected]

Website: fplehighvalley.org

Emergency support program that assists people who are facing homelessness or other emergencies.

ERAP-Emergency Rental Assistance Program: Application process with eligibility requirements.

Contact Information:

Address: 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100 ext. 13 (Michael Banas)

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

Offers rental assistance, emergency support for homelessness

Contact Information:

Address: 41 North Third St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-6271

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.thirdstreetalliance.org

Offers rental assistance, Supportive counseling, financial literacy training, life skills education, and assistance finding permanent housing are available to the families

Roofover Transitional Housing: for homeless and near homeless families

Contact Information:

Address: 902 Philadelphia Rd. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-253-4253

Email:

Website: www.eastonareaneighborhoodcenter.org

BABY ITEMS

Moms Offering Moms Support is an Easton area nonprofit providing free baby and toddler items/supplies to families in need. Clothing is offered up to 5T. Moms must show proof of need (example: WIC or SNAP/EBT card). We provide a one time delivery of items. Must live in the Easton area.

Contact Information:

Address: Treeline Dr, Easton, PA 18040

Phone:

Email: [email protected]

Website: eastonmoms.org

Limited material assistance based on need and availability

Contact Information:

Address: 900 S. Woodward St. Allentown, PA  18103

Phone: 610-435-1541

Email:

Website: www.catholiccharitiesad.org/programs

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc. provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Services include a 24-hour hotline, safe house, counseling, support groups, court advocacy, community outreach, prevention education, and medical advocacy. Turning Point serves both Northampton County and Lehigh County.

Contact Information:

Address: 444 East Susquehanna St. Allentown, PA 18103

Phone: (610) 797-0530 or Hotline: (610) 437-3369 or (877) 438-4957

Email:

Website: https://turningpointlv.org/

Emergency Shelter: While we do not operate a shelter, we may provide referrals to local shelters or temporary hotel vouchers to qualified individuals and families.

Utility Assistance: Assistance available for those who qualify for heating fuel bills and utilities.

Contact Information:

Address: 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

Provides food and financial assistance (housing/rental, utilities) to those experiencing emergency situations in the Easton area. Generally assists once per year, and all assistance is on case by case basis.

Contact Information:

Address: St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church

Phone: 610-428-4230 (Hotline)

Email: [email protected]

Website: stjanesofeastonpa.com/easton-area-society-of-st-vince-de-paul-food-pantry

LINCS Family Center is helping to connect local families to needed services. Through a partnership with CONCERN for Kids, a social worker evaluates the needs of area residents and suggests resources to meet those needs.

Resource contacts such as emergency rental assistance, affordable housing, SNAP food assistance, access to healthcare, utility assistance, shelter, food bank referrals, counseling services, and crisis intervention were provided. Assistance with applying for services and donations of food and clothing were also offered in certain instances. Must be a member of the Wilson Area School District community.

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: 484-373-6200

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.lincsfamilycenter.org/programs/

Not feeling like yourself? Let’s talk about. If you are pregnant or postpartum, call or text us to talk.

Always free, 24/7, Confidential, 60+ languages

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: call or text: 1-833-852-6262 (1-833-TLC-MAMA)

Email:

Website:

PREGNANCY HELP

Services: free pregnancy testing, free early pregnancy ultrasounds (eligibility determined by medical staff), EWYL (Earn While You Learn) incentive program education (parenting/life skills/finances/healthy relationships and receive “baby bucks” to spend in our baby store), men’s mentoring, Door of Hope Transitional Housing program for pregnant women ages 18-21 who are homeless/near homelessness, adoption support. All services are free and confidential.

Address: 2200 Hamilton Street Suite 103
Allentown, PA 18104 and 2204 Northampton St
Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-821-4000

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://brighthopecenters.org/

Provides transitional housing, counseling services, resource coordination, free pregnancy testing, basic baby necessities, consumable goods

Address: 714 West Broad Street

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone: 610-867-9546

Email:

Website: http://www.caygalgonlifehouse.org

Bright Hope’s Medical Mobile Unit is bringing hope to the Lehigh Valley through free and confidential medical services and compassionate and comprehensive referrals to life-saving and life-supporting resources.

Contact Information:

Address: 2200 Hamilton Street Suite 103
Allentown, PA 18104 and 2204 Northampton St
Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-821-4000

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://brighthopecenters.org/

In 2016, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) was privileged to open the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg (South Entrance), our labor and childbirth unit in Bethlehem, which offers maternity care services and convenience for our patients in surrounding communities.

Contact Information:

Address: Family Health Pavilion, 2545 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Phone: 888-402-5896

Email:

Website: lvhn.org

Provides transitional housing, counseling, resource coordination, free medical care

Contact Information:

Address: Life Choices, Inc.

411 South Main St. Phillipsburg, NJ  08865

Phone: 908-454-2066

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.lifechoicesmedical.org

Problem-solving and decision-making guidance, free, confidential pregnancy test, pregnancy support counseling and education, assistance with baby related items (as available), adoption planning, parenting support, referrals for pre- and post-natal care.

Contact Information:

Address: 900 S. Woodward St. Allentown, PA  18103

Phone: 610-435-1541

Email:

Website: www.catholiccharitiesad.org/programs

Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence based nurse home visiting program for pregnant women.  This free program begins during pregnancy and continues until the child’s second birthday.  The goals of this program are to assist mothers in having a healthy pregnancy, encourage child health and development, and to guide mothers on reaching their life goals.  Serving Lehigh and Northampton counties. Eligibility criteria is based on income, not insurance carrier.

Contact Information:

Address: 240 Union Station Place  Bethlehem, PA

Phone: 484-526-2786 (Tina Wida)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.nursefamilypartnership.org

cHILD CARE SERVICES

Subsidized child care provided by NORWESCAP,  Child care newborns to 5 years

Contact Information:

Address: 411 South Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Phone: 908-454-2066

Email: [email protected]

Website: lifechoicesonline.org

Early Childhood Education: Children attend high quality preschool to prepare for kindergarten success. Moms must be enrolled in ESL or GED classes at ProJeCT. Services are provided free of charge to Greater Lehigh Valley residents.

Contact Information:

Address: Fowler Literacy Center 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100 (Erin Roman)

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

Subsidized child care helps low income families pay their child care fees. They offer infant, toddler, pre-school, school age, and summer programs.

ELRC (Early Learning Resource Center) will pay part of the child care cost, and must meet eligibility requirements

Lehigh/Northampton Counties, Non-profit agency

Contact Information:

Address: 1520 Hanover Ave. Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-437-6000 ext. 2000

Email:

Website: lvcconline.org

The Learning Center provides high quality, affordable curricula for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.  They are a NAEYC accredited program that has earned the Keystone Star 4 level.  They encourage and develop cognitive, physical, social, and emotional growth for each individual child while responding to the needs of families. They also offer a Pre-K Counts classroom that prepares the students so that they are well rounded and have a smooth transition to kindergarten.

Contact Information:

Address: 41 North Third St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-6271

Email:

Website: www.thirdstreetalliance.org

FAMILY & PARENT EDUCATION

Parenting moms will be provided with the support they need to do it with confidence. Our incentive parenting program, Earn While You Learn, provides parents with training, education, and tools through our medically accurate and peer reviewed curriculum, Bright Course. Participants learn about the phases of their pregnancy, how to care well for themselves, gain skills to experience

Client Hours:

Monday: 10-2

Tues: 11:30-5

W-Fri: 10-2

Contact Information:

Address: Allentown Clinic 2200 Hamilton St. Suite 103 Allentown, PA 18104

Phone: 610-821-4000

Email:

Website: brighthopecenters.org

Promotes and builds healthy families by providing medical services that encourage good prenatal care, material assistance for families in need, mentoring and encouraging risk-free behavior in youth.

Contact Information:

Address: 411 South Main St. Phillipsburg, NJ  08865

Phone: 908-454-2066

Email: [email protected]

Website: lifechoicesonline.org

Provides mothers, fathers, support persons and family members with a variety of services commonly needed before, during and after pregnancy in one convenient location. 

Services include: classes, support groups, lactation support services, post-partum emotional wellness services, activities/exercise, and onsite play.

Contact Information:

Address: 1425 Eighth Ave. Bethlehem, PA  18018

Phone: 484-526-2229

Email:

Website: www.slhn.org/womens/obstetrics

Parenting Education & Support: Parents learn how to become the first and most important teacher to create a literacy-rich home.

Interactive Literacy Activities: The entire family participates in interactive activities, which enable parents and children to learn together.

Services are provided free of charge to Greater Lehigh Valley residents (income based). Moms must be enrolled in ESL or GED classes at ProJeCt.

Contact Information:

Address: 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

The ParentChild + Program is a free home visitation program for children ages 18 months to 3 years old who live in the Easton Area School District.  Trained staff visit children and parents in their home two times a week for 30 minutes, bringing educational toys, books, crafts, and games that are gifts to the family.  They sit with the child and parent and engage in a fun educational experience.  Program runs September to May.  Home visits take place M-F with parents’ availability.

Contact Information:

Address: Family Connection of Easton 723 Coal St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-250-2542 ext. 20018

Email: [email protected]

Website:

Northampton County residents only. Services:  ASPIRE – a mentor program for pregnant or parenting teens at Easton Area High School, Easton Academy and Wilson Area High School.

Contact Information:

Address: 902 Philadelphia Rd. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-253-4253

Email:

Website: www.eastonareaneighborhoodcenter.org

SOCIAL/COUNSELING SERVICES

Counseling for grief experiences and family problems. Runs a pregnancy/support counseling program for expectant adults and young families called “Pregnancy Support.” Must attend four classes to receive free items for newborn.

8:30AM – 4:30PM, M-F by appointment only

Contact Information:

Address: 900 S. Woodward St. Allentown, PA 18103

Phone: 610-435-1541

Email:

Website: catholiccharitiesad.org

LINCS Family Center is helping to connect local families to needed services. Through a partnership with CONCERN for Kids, a social worker evaluates the needs of area residents and suggests resources to meet those needs.

Resource contacts such as emergency rental assistance, affordable housing, SNAP food assistance, access to healthcare, utility assistance, shelter, food bank referrals, counseling services, and crisis intervention were provided. Assistance with applying for services and donations of food and clothing were also offered in certain instances. Must be a member of the Wilson Area School District community.

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: 484-373-6200

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.lincsfamilycenter.org/programs/

Not feeling like yourself? Let’s talk about. If you are pregnant or postpartum, call or text us to talk.

Always free, 24/7, Confidential, 60+ languages

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: call or text: 1-833-852-6262 (1-833-TLC-MAMA)

Email:

Website:

SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY SERVICES

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem.  It doesn’t cost anything to attend A.A. meetings. There are no age or education requirements to participate. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: 610-801-6621

Email:

Website: aalv.org

NA is a nonprofit fellowship, or society, of men and women for
whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering
addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This
is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs.

Contact Information:

Address:

Phone: 818-773-9999 ext. 771

Email: [email protected] 

Website: na.org, na.org/meetingsearch/

Committed to transforming the disease of addiction into a life of recovery. Outpatient addiction treatment solutions specifically designed for both opioid and alcohol use disorder. Offer specialized services for pregnancy and addiction care and work with community partners that aid in housing, employment, food, and transportation.

Contact Information:

Address: 1401 Easton Ave. Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone: 484-893-1482

Email:

Website: https://www.cleanslatecenters.com/bethlehem-pennsylvania

Provides comprehensive, person-centered, quality Substance Use treatment services in a supportive environment, through individual goal-driven treatment in a cost-effective manner. Outpatient services.

Contact Information:

Address: 826 Delaware Ave. Fountain Hill, PA 18015

Phone: 610-419-3101

Email:

Website: https://www.marsatp.com

Palmer Recovery Center is a safe, warm, welcoming environment that offers a safe space for individuals seeking or maintaining recovery. 

They are not a treatment center, but a place where people can be connected to the resources they need.

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30

Contact Information:

Address: 2906 William Penn Highway Suite 101/202 Easton, PA 18045

Phone: 610-438-0853

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.treatmenttrends.org/palmerrecovery

Primary purpose is to assist individuals who are suffering from substance use disorder and related issues. Outpatient program allows you to live at home while receiving care: attend therapy at the facilitates, participate in individual sessions with a counselor as well as group sessions.

Contact Information:

Address: 2005 Fairview Ave. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 484-549-COVE (24 hour helpline)

Email:

Website: https://recoverycovepa.com/

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley provides employment support and training, connecting employers and job opportunities with qualified job seekers throughout the Lehigh Valley. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and chartered by Workforce Board Lehigh Valley, PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley pledges to provide effective, efficient, and on-target employment, training, and labor market services and information.

Contact Information:

Address: 555 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-437-5627

Email: [email protected]

Website: careerlinklehighvalley.org

Services Provided: Adult Basic Education, GED Preparation, English as a Second Language, U.S. Citizenship Preparation, College and Workforce Readiness, Tutoring

Contact Information:

Address: 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

MEDICAL RESOURCES

Emergency assistance for Northampton County residents. Helps with emergency shelter, prescriptions, home heating oil, baby needs, children’s furniture and clothing, eye exams/glasses. Requires intake interview. Open 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Bus passes available for designated appointments. All services are free.

Eye Exams and Glasses: Individuals and families without vision insurance or the ability to obtain eye exams may qualify for one exam and one pair of glasses.

Contact Information:

Address: 200 Ferry St. Easton, PA 18042

Phone: 610-258-1100

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org

Family Practice (Suite 101): 610-776-4888

Dental Health (Suite 201): 610-776-4802

Kids Care (Suite 202): 484-822-7850

Contact Information:

Address: Sigal Center for Family Medicine, Medical Office Building 450, 450 West Chew St. Allentown, PA 18102

Phone: 610-258-1100

Email:

Website: www.projecteaston.org