The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is a non-profit, public interest organization whose mission is to provide free legal aid and counseling to homeless individuals and families, and to non-profit community groups developing affordable housing and other services for the homeless.
HAP Staff

Help in the Philadelphia Area

Emergency Intake Shelter Sites

COURTS

Child Custody Unit
Family Court
34 S. 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 686-9101

Pro Se Unit
686-3516
Divorce Unit, Family Court
34 S. 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 686-9206

Child Support Unit
34 S. 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 686-9101

Bankruptcy Court
900 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4299
(215) 408-2800

IMMIGRATION

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 832-0900

STUDENT LOANS

PHEAA
1-800-692-7392

TAXES

Internal Revenue Service
1-800-829-1040

CRIMINAL

Defender Association of Philadelphia
1441 Sanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 568-3190 (Criminal Matters)

FOOD BANKS/SOUP KITCHENS

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
1725 Fairmount Avenue, Unit 102
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 430-0555

Food Stamp Hotline
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
(215) 430-0556

OUTREACH

Outreach Coordination Center
1515 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19130
(215) 232-1984

WOMEN/CHILDREN

Child Protective Services
(215) 683-6100 (To Report Abuse)

Maternity Care Coalition

2000 Hamilton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 972-0700

Women Against Abuse
P.O. Box 13758
Philadelphia, PA 19101
(215) 686-7082

Abuse Hotline
(215) 386-7777

DRIVER'S LICENSE

Bureau of Driver Licensing
P.O. Box 8272
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8272
(800) 932-4600

HOUSING

Philadelphia Housing Authority
Central Admissions/Conventional
8642 North Broad Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 684-4300

Philadelphia Housing Authority
Section 8 Program
642 North Braod Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 684-4370

PUBLIC BENEFITS

Department of Public Welfare
County Assistance Office
(215) 560-2547

Food Stamps
1-800-692-7462

Food Stamp Hotline
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
(215) 430-0556

Social Security Administration
General Info
1-800-772-1213

Veterans Administration Center
1-800-247-2323 or 1-800-827-1000