For Friends in Need

This page is designed to provide easy, immediate access to resources for anyone looking for information.  Below, please find access links to several different websites, from local food pantries & WIC, to the Department of Education and Homeless Prevention Program, as well as local shelters and additional resources.  Please check back as we hope to add sources as we learn about them!

Local Resources

State Resources

Additional Resources

COVID-19 Information & Assistance

Additionally, if you are in search of food distribution locations or shelters, please also note the following:

The Christian Caring Center is still holding a drive-through pantry AND curbside lunches on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am-2pm.  Click their link above under Local Resources or contact christiancaringcenter@yahoo.com.

Volunteers of America's website is updated with new procedures and available services.  Click their link above for their most up to date information.

The Food Bank of South Jersey is still holding their mobile and pop up food pantries.  On the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, The Martin Luther Chapel, located at 4100 Terrace Ave, Pennsauken, NJ, will be distributing food from 10am-12pm.  Additionally, every 4th Thursday Mt. Olivet S.D.A. Church, located at 800 Chelton Ave, Camden, NJ 08101, will be hosting food distribution from 2pm-4pm.  Please click the "Food Bank of South Jersey" link above and scroll down for other available locations and any additional information.

The Bread of Life Food Pantry, located in Epworth Church, 501 Morgan Ave, Palmyra, NJ 08065, will continue to hold a food distribution on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10am-12pm. 

The following locations are distributing food boxes, groceries, and or lunch these days:

Mondays

9am-5pm  Samost Jewish Family & Children Family Services of SNJ

              1301 Springdale Rd, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Tuesdays

9am-5pm  Samost Jewish Family & Children Family Services of SNJ

              1301 Springdale Rd, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

6pm-7pm  The Pitman Pantry

              30 N Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071

Wednesdays

9am-5pm  Samost Jewish Family & Children Family Services of SNJ

              1301 Springdale Rd, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

10am-2pm Christian Caring Center

              378 Lakehurst Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

11am-12:30pm  NHP Foundation (Hollybush Gardens)

              60 Hollybush Gardens Apartments, Glassboro, NJ 08028

2pm-4pm  Mt. Olivet S.D.A. Church

              800 Chelton Ave, Camden, NJ 08101

4pm-5pm  The Pitman Pantry

              30 N Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071

Thursdays 

9am-5pm  Samost Jewish Family & Children Family Services of SNJ

              1301 Springdale Rd, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

12pm-1pm  The Pitman Pantry

              30 N Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071

Fridays

9am-4pm  Samost Jewish Family & Children Family Services of SNJ

              1301 Springdale Rd, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

10am-2pm Christian Caring Center

              378 Lakehurst Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Below are the 3 closest COVID-19 Vaccination sites to Bethany.  Please click the bubble to find information about how to register or get an appointment. 

Below, please find a list of COVID-19 Vaccination Locations in Burlington & Camden Counties.  For a complete, printable list of more locations in the state of NJ, please click here.

A few tips to try:

-Schedule at multiple sites (just be sure to cancel those other appointments once you get your shot!)

-Once your appointment is scheduled, check back often on the websites or by phone to see if any appointments have been added or were missed.

-Call distribution centers toward the end of the day when they can assess if there are any leftover doses or unfilled appointments

-Be patient and kind to anyone you deal with when scheduling your appointment or receiving your shots.  It goes a long way.