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HAP will be closed from April 24-29 in order to move to our new office at 1429 Walnut Street, 15th Floor, Phila.  HAP will reopen in our new location on Wed., April 30.


March 2015
Birth Certificate Clinic at Project HOME, March 18, 2015. Open (and free of charge) to homeless individuals and families and those at risk of homelessness. Read More.

January 2015
Hub for Hope, homeless center, searches for a home underground. HAP’s Executive Director Marsha Cohen weighs in on the City’s delay in getting the Winter Initiative, to help the chronically homeless, up and running this year. Read the article.

Support HAP by Shopping at Whole Foods on January 5th. On Monday, January 5th, the Whole Foods Market – Callowhill store is donating 5% of store sales to HAP, to support our mission to provide free legal services to homeless individuals and families in Philadelphia.

November 2014
Pepper Hamilton Community Service Award. Congratulations to HAP's Michael Taub who received Pepper Hamilton's Community Service Award in recognition of his work at HAP. Attorneys from Pepper Hamilton partner with HAP to provide free legal aid to the veterans living at Impact Services in North Philadelphia. View photo.

Volunteer Attorneys Help Indigent Philadelphians Get Government ID. On November 3, a Birth Certificate legal clinic was hosted by PECO. About 60 attorneys, including about 25 provided by PECO, helped homeless Philadelphians apply for a birth certificate. Read the CBS Philly article.

In April 2014 HAP moved its office from 42 S. 15th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia to 1429 Walnut Street, 15th Floor, Philadelphia. Also, HAP staff have new email addresses, see HAP staff page.

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Clinic Schedule

  • Wednesday, April 1
    9:30-10:30 a.m.
    Our Brother's Place
    907 Hamilton Street MEN ONLY
  • Wednesday, April 1
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    HELP Philadelphia
    4910 Wyalusing Ave
  • Wednesday, April 1
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    UCHC - St. Agatha/St. James Church
    38th and Chestnut Street (Rear ...
  • Tuesday, April 7
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    Project H.O.M.E
    1515 Fairmount Ave
  • Wednesday, April 8
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    UCHC - St. Agatha/St. James Church
    38th and Chestnut Street (Rear ...
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