Public benefits: cash assistance, food stamps (SNAP), medical assistance and unemployment benefits. If you live in Pennsylvania and need help with a legal matter, but can`t afford to pay for an attorney, the following groups may be able to help: We are able to provide basic legal aid services to Philadelphians in need with the generous support of our donors and supporters. Help us start the new year with a gift of justice. We are here for all Philadelphians to provide reliable information and compassionate legal advocacy. Legal service providers often face the challenge of providing complex and evolving legal advice to a variety of people. Provides advice and support to low-income families with custody issues. The clinic is led by law students from the University of Pennsylvania at the APL. To make an appointment, candidates must call 215-981-3838 on Monday or Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Save Your Home Philly Hotline: Funded by the City of Philadelphia, the hotline operates 24/7 as a central point of access to a variety of services to help Philadelphia residents avoid foreclosure. Provides legal advice, brief legal services and referrals to housing consultants and lawyers. 215-334-HOME (4663) APL attorneys provide direct legal services through individual representation of clients in the following practice areas: mortgage foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, child custody, child support, abuse protection, unemployment benefits, TANF, food stamps, cash assistance, and Medicaid. In addition, the LPA manages the following projects: The MLCP is based on the nationally recognized integrated care medical-legal partnership model. This program integrates lawyers in Health Centers #3 and #4, which are operated by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Patients at the health centre are referred to local lawyers to meet a wide range of legal requirements, using a generalist approach to the administration of justice. Lawyers work with health care providers and social workers to address patients` unhealthy legal needs. Provides support or representation to people who wish to receive or keep food stamps.
The Guild Food Stamp Clinic is run by law students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. For dates and times of operation, call 215-981-3800. As a government-funded program, Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) is required to use non-federal funds to conduct certain legal and advocacy work on behalf of low-income clients. The Philadelphila Bar Foundation`s support remains the only reliable and unrestricted source of funding for PLA, allowing the organization to serve its clients as fully and efficiently as possible. Montgomery County Women`s Center (800) 773-24248080 Old York RoadElkins Park, PA 19027Domestic and Family Violence Find Philadelphia Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services by Practice Area. Are you behind on your water bill? DHS`s new water assistance program can help! Domestic water help for low-income people. NAACP Bucks County Branch (215) 364-1057PO Box 224Bensalem, PA 19020Civil Rights, Employment and Real Estate Regional Housing Legal Services (215) 572-73002 ext. Easton RoadGlenside, PA 19038Municipal & Real Estate Click here to see the full list of employment-related issues we help our clients with. Family Law: Custody and Domestic Violence.
We do not currently accept admission for support, and admission for divorce is limited to individuals who have previously been sued for divorce in Philadelphia County, and applicants must apply online. NAACP Darby Area Branch (610) 461-0552151 North 19th StreetDarby, PA 19023Civil Rights. Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania (267) 419-8918P.O. Box 558Fort Washington, PA 19034Civil and Real Property Rights Click here for the full list of utilities we support our clients with (including SNAP, health insurance, etc.). Housing: Residential property preservation, mortgage foreclosure, property tax seizure, predatory loans and bankruptcy. Click here to see the full list of our criminal record services, including: Finding benefits, employment and expungement Laurel House (800) 642-3150PO Box 764Norristown, PA 19404 SeniorLAW Center (215) 988-12441500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1501Philadelphia, PA 19102Elder. The EAP is a student-run clinic supervised by the People`s Liberation Army to represent individuals at unemployment benefit hearings. Labor Justice (412) 636-24736101 Penn AvePittsburgh, PA 15206 Represents migrant workers throughout Pennsylvania in employment and housing. Admission is on a statewide or toll-free basis to agricultural labor camps by calling (888) 541-1544.
Our annual report reflects 2020 and explains how the PLA has leveraged its strengths to develop creative and innovative solutions to the challenges caused by the global pandemic Women`s Rights Project (412) 227-0301425 Sixth AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15219Civil Rights Click here to see how we can help you with utilities, LIHEAP and bad weather.