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March 2017
Free Birth Certificate Clinic at PECO EXELON, March 7, 9-10:30 am. Location: PECO EXELON, 2301 Market Street, (Energy Hall A & B), Philadelphia. Open to homeless individuals and families. Learn More.

December 2016
Volunteer Recognition Event. On Monday, December 5, HAP held its volunteer recognition event at Dechert where HAP's star volunteers were feted for their extraordinary work with HAP. View Photos.

October-November 2016
The City of New York has been SERVED. HAP's lawsuit against New York City for unconstitutionally depriving homeless Philadelphians of their birth certificates is profiled in One Step Away, page 4.

News Alert: HAP files suit against New York City for unconstitutionally interfering with homeless Philadelphian’s ability to obtain photo Identification. See Press Release. Read Complaint.

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Training and CLE’s

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Join us at HAP's Annual Benefit April 6, 2017 Annual Benefit Learn More In 2016, HAP served 3,050 homeless clients at one of 134 legal clinics throughout Philadelphia. Become a Volunteer Information
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Legal Clinics

  • Tuesday, April 4
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    Project H.O.M.E
    1515 Fairmount Avenue
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Wednesday, April 5
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
    38th and Chestnut Street (Rear ...
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Wednesday, April 12
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Our Brother's Place
    907 Hamilton Street MEN ONLY
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Wednesday, April 12
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
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