20 Years Strong – HAP + Klehr Harrison

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 […]

By |2020-01-09T17:44:42-05:00November 21st, 2019|Blog|

HAP Receives a GSK IMPACT Award

For 23 years, GSK has honored outstanding nonprofit organizations that are improving health in and around its U.S. corporate campuses with GSK IMPACT Awards. The name “IMPACT” is an acronym capturing the six guiding principles of the awards. […]

By |2020-01-15T12:03:44-05:00November 20th, 2019|Blog, HAPpenings|

HAP and Comcast Co-Host a Birth Certificate Clinic

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.

By |2019-11-12T16:24:55-05:00November 12th, 2019|HAPpenings|

HAP Opposes Proposed Rule That Would Allow Discrimination in Healthcare

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 […]

By |2019-08-13T14:43:58-04:00August 13th, 2019|HAPpenings|

HAP Joins Challenge Against Elimination of General Assistance in Pennsylvania

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 […]

By |2019-08-03T10:33:09-04:00August 3rd, 2019|HAPpenings|

HAP and Morgan Lewis Co-Host a Birth Certificate Clinic

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.

By |2019-07-16T13:56:26-04:00July 16th, 2019|Blog|