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May 2018
Free Birth Certificate Clinic at The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, May 2, 9-10:00 am. Location: The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, Suburban Station Concourse, 1701 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia. Open to homeless individuals and families. Learn More.

April 2018
HAP Annual Benefit, April 5, 2018. HAP held its Annual Benefit at the Sofitel Philadelphia, presented by Lincoln Financial Foundation and Morgan Lewis. Many thanks to all of HAP's Sponsors and Supporters. View Benefit Photo Gallery.

March 2018
Birth Certificate Clinic at PECO/EXELON, March 20. 42 volunteers from 6 corporations (Comcast, Farmers Insurance, PECO/Exelon, PNC Bank, Subaru and Wawa) and one law firm, Blank Rome, helped 77 people submit applications for vital identifying documents. Volunteers processed birth certificate applications for 73 adults and 4 children from PA and 6 other states. Go team! View Photos.

February 2018
HAP executive director weighs in on the shelter housing crisis. Marsha Cohen, executive director of HAP, said that it's not just disabled people who are having a hard time finding shelter space. She said that dozens of families with children get turned away daily. Read Article.

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Training and CLE’s

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HAP's Annual Benefit April 5, 2018 Annual Benefit, Thank You to HAP's Sponsors In 2017, HAP served 3,021 homeless clients in 125 legal clinics throughout Philadelphia. Become a Volunteer Information
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Legal Clinics

  • Thursday, April 19
    4:00-5:00 p.m.
    Achieving Independence Center (AIC)
    1415 N. Broad Street
    AIC Members Only
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Wednesday, April 25
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Snyder House
    1425 Snyder Avenue
    SNYDER HOUSE RESIDENTS ONLY
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
  • Friday, April 27
    2:00-3:00 p.m.
    St. John's Hospice
    1221 Race Street
    NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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