Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) - Legal Services to Help Break the Cycle of Poverty and Homelessness in Philadelphia
Homeless persons who have civil legal problems are encouraged to visit any of the following clinics to receive free legal assistance; they may either go directly to a clinic or call HAP for an appointment at 1-800-837-2672 or 215-523-9595. Volunteer attorneys and paralegals can provide help with a wide variety of legal matters, including child custody, credit issues, landlord-tenant and public benefits.
Birth Certificate Clinic
Homeless persons who have civil legal problems are encouraged to visit any of the following clinics to receive free legal assistance; they may either go directly to a clinic or call HAP for an appointment at 1-800-837-2672 or 215-523-9595. Volunteer attorneys and paralegals can provide help with a wide variety of legal matters, including child custody, credit issues, landlord-tenant and public benefits.

Legal Clinic Schedule

FREE LEGAL HELP FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE

Please note that the Homeless Advocacy Project cannot provide representation in criminal matters, and cannot bring a lawsuit against anyone.

Jan     Feb     Mar     Apr     May     Jun     Jul     Aug     Sep     Oct     Nov     Dec    

JANUARY 2016   
Friday, January 8
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, January 12
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Families Forward
111 N. 48th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, January 13
8:00-10:30 a.m.
Project HOME: PA Birth Certificate Clinic
1515 Fairmount Ave
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PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES ONLY
Wednesday, January 13
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, January 20
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, January 21
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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FEBRUARY 2016   
Tuesday, February 2
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project Home
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, February 8
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Red Shield
715 N. Broad Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, February 10
9:30-10:15 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamilton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, February 11
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Achieving Independence Center (AIC)
1415 N. Broad Street
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AIC MEMBERS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, February 16
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Perimeter
213 - 17 North 4th Street
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VETERANS ONLY
Tuesday, February 16
10:00-11:00 a.m.
St. Francis Inn
2441 Kensington Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, February 18
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, February 26
2:00-3:00 p.m.
St. John's Hospice
1221 Race Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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MARCH 2016   
Tuesday, March 1
9:00-10:30 a.m.
PECO: Birth Certificate Clinic
2301 Market Street
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BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUESTS ONLY
Tuesday, March 1
6:30-7:30 p.m.
ECS St. Barnabas Mission
6006 West Girard Avenue
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, March 8
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Stenton Family Manor
1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 9
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 9
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Snyder House
1425 Snyder Avenue
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, March 11
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 16
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 16
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, March 17
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 23
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, March 24
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Impact Housing
124 East Indiana Avenue
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VETERANS ONLY
Monday, March 28
6:00-7:00 p.m.
DRUEDING CENTER
413 W. Master St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, March 30
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
 
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APRIL 2016   
Tuesday, April 5
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, April 6
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC - St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, April 11
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Red Shield
715 N. Broad Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, April 12
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Perimeter
213-217 N. 4th Street, 3rd Fl. (4th and Florist)
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, April 13
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamilton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, April 13
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC- St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, April 14
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Achieving Independence Center (AIC)
1415 N. Broad Street
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AIC MEMBERS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, April 20
6:00-7:00 p.m.
UCHC- St. Agatha/ St. James Church
38th and Chestnut Street (Rear Entrance)
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, April 21
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, April 29
2:00-3:00 p.m.
St. John's Hospice
1221 Race Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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MAY 2016   
Tuesday, May 10
9:00-10:30 a.m.
People's Emergency Center: PA Birth Certificate Clinic
325 N. 39th Street
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PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES ONLY
Tuesday, May 10
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Families Forward
111 N. 48th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, May 10
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Stenton Family Manor
1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
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CANCELED
Wednesday, May 11
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, May 13
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, May 18
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, May 19
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, May 24
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Jane Addams Place
25 S. 43rd St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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JUNE 2016   
Tuesday, June 7
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Saint Francis Inn
2441 Kensington Ave
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, June 7
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, June 8
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamilton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, June 13
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Red Shield
715 N. Broad Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, June 14
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Perimeter
213-217 N. 4th Street, 3rd Fl. (4th and Florist)
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, June 16
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, June 24
2:00-3:00 p.m.
St. John's Hospice
1221 Race Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, June 28
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Drueding Center
413 W. Master St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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JULY 2016   
Friday, July 8
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, July 11
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Snyder House
1425 Snyder Avenue
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Snyder House Residents Only
VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, July 12
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Families Forward
111 N. 48th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, July 12
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Stenton Family Manor
1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, July 13
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Project HOME: PA Birth Certificate Clinic
1515 Fairmount Ave
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BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUESTS ONLY
Wednesday, July 13
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, July 14
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Achieving Independence Center (AIC)
1415 N. Broad Street
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AIC MEMBERS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, July 19
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Saint Francis Inn
2441 Kensington Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, July 19
6:30-7:30 p.m.
ECS Saint Barnabas Mission
6006 W. Girard Ave
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, July 20
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, July 21
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, July 29
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Impact Housing
124 East Indiana Avenue
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VETERANS ONLY
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AUGUST 2016   
Tuesday, August 2
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, August 9
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Perimeter
213-217 N. 4th Street, 3rd Fl. (4th and Florist)
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, August 10
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamilton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, August 18
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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SEPTEMBER 2016   
Friday, September 9
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, September 13
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Stenton Family Manor
1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, September 14
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, September 20
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Drueding Center
413 W. Master St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, September 21
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, September 22
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, September 27
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Jane Addams Place
25 S. 43rd St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
 
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OCTOBER 2016   
Tuesday, October 4
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Snyder House
1425 Snyder Avenue
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, October 4
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, October 6
9:00-10:30 a.m.
PECO: Birth Certificate Clinic
2301 Market Street
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BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUESTS ONLY
Tuesday, October 11
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Perimeter
312-217 N. 4th Street, 3rd Fl. (4th and Florist)
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, October 12
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamiton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, October 13
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Achieving Independence Center (AIC)
1415 N. Broad Street
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AIC MEMBERS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, October 17
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Red Shield
715 N. Broad Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, October 20
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, October 28
2:00-3:00 p.m.
St. John's Hospice
1221 Race Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
 
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NOVEMBER 2016   
Tuesday, November 1
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Families Forward
111 N. 48th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, November 4
10:00-11:00 a.m.
RHD Woodstock
1981 N. Woodstock Street
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, November 9
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Station House
2601 N. Broad Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, November 15
10:00-11:00 a.m.
St. Francis Inn
2441 Kensington Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, November 15
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Stenton Family Manor
1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, November 16
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Thursday, November 17
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, November 29
6:30-7:30 p.m.
ECS Saint Barnabas Mission
6006 W. Girard Ave
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
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DECEMBER 2016   
Thursday, December 1
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Impact Housing
124 East Indiana Avenue
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VETERANS ONLY
Tuesday, December 6
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount Avenue
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, December 6
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Project HOME
1515 Fairmount
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All Matters, Including Birth Certificates
Thursday, December 8
6:00-7:00 p.m.
House of Passage
111 N. 48th Street
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HOUSE OF PASSAGE RESIDENTS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, December 12
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Red Shield
715 N. Broad Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Tuesday, December 13
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Perimeter
213-217 N. 4th Street, 3rd Fl. (4th and Florist)
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VETERANS ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Wednesday, December 14
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Our Brother's Place
907 Hamilton Street
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MEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Friday, December 16
2:00-3:00 p.m.
St. John's Hospice
1221 Race Street
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NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Monday, December 19
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Drueding Center
413 W. Master St.
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WOMEN ONLY
NO PA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
 
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