Over the past 20 years, through HAP’s legal clinics, attorneys and paralegals at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP have volunteered their time to represent hundreds of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. From 1999 until 2012, Klehr Harrison adopted HAP’s legal clinic at Red Shield Family […]
On Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019, HAP and Morgan Lewis hosted a birth certificate clinic. 28 volunteers from law firms Morgan Lewis and Holland & Knight and companies, Prudential and Hewlett Packard processed a total of 85 birth certificate applications, including 64 for adults and 21 for children.
On behalf of Philadelphia’s homeless services provider community, on July 10, 2019, HAP submitted an Amicus Curiae brief in support of the proposed Safehouse Injection Site in Philadelphia – the first of its kind in the United States.
“For those who are already addicted to drugs, engagement and treatment are the pillars of […]
Our Closet, powered by the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS), operates free pop-up shops featuring clothing, shoes, and accessories for adults and children throughout Philadelphia. Below is their Summer 2019 schedule in English y Español. For more information, please visit https://www.ourclosetpa.org/.
On May 15, 35 volunteers from Comcast and 4 volunteers from the law firm, DLA Piper, processed 112 birth certificate applications (88 for adults and 24 for children) from nine states at Comcast’s 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Headquarters. This crucial identifying document helps our clients access employment, housing, and other services.
HAP’s Senior Staff Attorney Pat Malley and Director of Operations Tanya Rambert, with help from Dechert legal assistant Denise Neris, negotiated with the attorney for the Puerto Rico Department of Vital Records to obtain clarification of the application process to receive birth certificates from Puerto Rico. After months of HAP volunteers having their clients’ applications […]