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May 2018
How Philadelphia is fighting homelessness as the weather gets warmer. HAP Executive Director Marsha Cohen took a walk down Walnut Street with FOX 29's Mike Jerrick to discuss street homelessness in Philadelphia. See video.

Birth Certificate Clinic at The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, May 2. Over 40 legal volunteers from Comcast Cable and Drinker Biddle processed 69 birth certificate applications for 55 adults and 14 kids from PA and 7 additional states. Thank you, everyone!! View Photos.

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.

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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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

  • Tuesday, June 5
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    St. Francis Inn
    2441 Kensington Avenue
  • Tuesday, June 5
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    Project HOME
    1515 Fairmount Avenue
  • Monday, June 11
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Station House
    2601 N. Broad Street MEN ONLY
  • Monday, June 11
    5:00-6:00 p.m.
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