The City of Allentown is actively working with government agencies, hospitals, schools, and businesses to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated: 08/16/2021 | 10:55 a.m.
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Updated 09/14/2021 | 1:00 p.m.
These vaccinations will be given at the Allentown Health Bureau at 245 N 6th Street and appointments can be made by calling 610.437.7760. Choose 0
People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.
Allentown EMS or Allentown Health Bureau staff will deliver COVID vaccination to the home of any city resident unable to leave his/her home to be vaccinated. To schedule please call the Allentown Home Bound Hotline at 610-260-0360.
Homebound persons living in Lehigh County but outside the City of Allentown can call the Lehigh County Area Agency on Aging at 610.782. 3034.
Last Updated: May 4, 2020 : 9:30 a.m.
Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank534 Chew StFood bank open — Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9:30 a.m. until supplies run out.
Our Lady of Mt Carmel
179 Chew StreetBoxed lunches (canned & other non-perishable foods), Fridays and Mondays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Christ Fellowship Church
12th & Chew StreetsDinner at church Thursdays, Fridays 5 p.m.
9th & Jackson StreetsDinner served Saturdays, Sundays 5 p.m.
Jubilee Breakfast Ministry
620 W. Hamilton (rear)There are "grab and go" chicken or sausage and egg sandwiches, fruit, snack and coffee available Thursday, Friday, Saturday, breakfast meal from 7 - 8:30 a.m.
LCC Soup Kitchen
Alliance Hall 6th & Chew StreetsBagged lunches available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 - 1 p.m.
Operation Address the Homeless
221 N 7th StreetOpen Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. providing a hot meal and a bag to go.
Sundays brunch at 12 noon and dinner at 6 p.m.
Showers also available, on a spaced basis to maintain safe distance.
8th & Turner StreetsSoup kitchen is open 2nd and 4th Sunday at 2 p.m.
Monday hot breakfast served in to go cups 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Emergency food by appointment daily (call 620-432-0129).
Food bank distribution the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month (10-12).
The shelter continues to accept clients from the 211 system.
425 15th StreetProvides dinner for school age children, 18 and under. Serving from 4-5 p.m. as follows: Monday - dinner pick-up for Monday and Tuesday; Wednesday - dinner pick-up for Wednesday and Thursday; Friday - dinner pick-up for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. An adult must bring the children the first time to get them registered; thereafter the adult alone may pick up food for the children.
They are also open for showers for our homeless neighbors on Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 p.m. Pre-registration is required through Ripple Community.
City of Allentown - 435 Hamilton Street - 610-439-5999