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March 2018
Free Birth Certificate Clinic at PECO/EXELON, March 20, 9-10:30 am. Location: PECO EXELON, 2301 Market Street, (Energy Hall A & B), Philadelphia. Open to homeless individuals and families. Learn More.

January 2018
Congratulations to HAP volunteer attorney Brock Wittmeyer. Brock, an Associate at Blank Rome, won over $25,000 in back SSI benefits for a homeless woman who had been trying to prove that she was disabled and unable to work for three years. Brock has advocated on behalf of HAP clients for several years through HAP's SOAR project, but this was his first SSI appeal hearing. Thank you, Brock, for all of the work you've done over the years to help people experiencing homeless and disabling conditions access the income they need to move forward with their lives.

Sparer Symposium at Penn Law, January 19. HAP attorneys Michele Levy and Laura Kolb attended the Sparer Symposium which brings together legal academics and practitioners to provide insight into the dynamic relationship between scholarship and practice in the area of poverty law, merging theory and practice. This year’s Symposium focused on reparation movements.

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

  • Wednesday, February 21
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral (Formerly UCHC Clinic)
    23 South 38th Street
  • Friday, February 23
    2:00-3:00 p.m.
    St. John's Hospice
    1221 Race Street
  • Monday, February 26
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    Dreuding Center
    413 W. Master Street
  • Tuesday, February 27
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    St. Francis Inn
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