Join us in celebrating our 30th Anniversary on April 2, 2020. Please click here for ticket and sponsorship information.
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, November 12, 22 legal volunteers from Comcast and Morgan Lewis assisted 73 homeless individuals (56 adults and 17 children) with their Birth Certificate applications at a HAP birth certificate legal clinic held at Project HOME!
Many thanks to all the HAP Volunteers, some of whom are pictured here.
The Homeless Advocacy Project submitted comments opposing a proposed rule that would amend regulations that implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (RIN 0945-AAll). As a legal services program dedicated to the elimination of homelessness, we are compelled to oppose the proposed action which is without justification and will undoubtedly lead to decreased […]
HAP joined an Amicus Brief in the class action lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional elimination of General Assistance in Pennsylvania. General Assistance provided a very small amount of monthly income to people with disabilities, people fleeing domestic violence, people completing treatment for substance use disorder, and children in the care of non-relatives. General Assistance ended on August […]
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 […]
HAP is closed the week of July 8, 2019. Please contact us the week of July 15. Thank you.