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October 2016
Michael Taub honored with Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award. On Thursday, October 20, 2016, HAP’s staff gathered to celebrate HAP Staff Attorney Michael Taub's receipt of Rutger's Law School Mary Philbrook award in honor of his superb work representing homeless veterans. View Photos.

Veterans Clinic to Provide End of Life Planning Documents. HAP is partnering with Duane Morris to provide homeless veterans with free end-of-life documents at the VMC (Perimeter) on Thursday, November 10th at 11:00am. For more information email

News Alert: HAP files suit against New York City for unconstitutionally interfering with homeless Philadelphian’s ability to obtain photo Identification. See Press Release. Read Complaint.

Birth Certificate Clinic at PECO Exelon, October 6. 59 legal volunteers from 10 Corporations (Cigna, Comcast, Chubb, Independence Blue Cross, Lincoln Financial, Merck, PNC, Subaru and Wawa) and the law firm Pepper Hamilton helped 111 homeless individuals and families to obtain birth certificates. Learn More.

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Training and CLE’s

Ethical Considerations in Representing Homeless Clients
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Hogan Lovells US LLP
1835 Market St., 29th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
Save the Date for HAP's Annual Benefit April 7, 2016 Annual Benefit Learn More Become A Volunteer Become a Volunteer Information
HAP participating in Philadelphia rally

Legal Clinics

  • Friday, October 28
    2:00-3:00 p.m.
    St. John's Hospice
    1221 Race Street
  • Tuesday, November 1
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Families Forward
    111 N. 48th Street
  • Wednesday, November 2
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
    38th and Chestnut Street (Rear ...
  • Friday, November 4
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    RHD Woodstock
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