BenePhilly offers FREE one-on-one enrollment support to help Philadelphia residents apply for over 20 public benefits. Trained counselors assist with completing applications, organizing key documents, and tracking their applications’ status.

This project is a joint initiative of the Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity and Benefit Data Trust (BDT), a national nonprofit organization committed to transforming how individuals in need access essential benefits and services. This program is partially funded by DCED, through the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

For more information, contact:

Carla Coleman, Benefits Coordinator Supervisor
(215) 525-2615

Program Information

  • Location: 1207 Chestnut Street, Floor 3, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Phone: (215) 525-2615

  • Contact: Carla Coleman, Benefit Coordinator Supervisor

  • Email:

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