Direct civil legal services for homeless individuals and families.
Legal Clinics at shelters and soup kitchens inform homeless people of their legal rights and provide representation. Volunteers conduct the initial interviews and see the case through to its conclusion.
Adopt a Shelter Program: HAP provides training and support to attorneys at firm/legal departments who agree to staff one of HAP’s legal clinics at a shelter on a regular basis.
Children and Families Project: HAP provides representation to homeless children and their families I the following legal matters: special education, children’s SSI, TANF benefits, child
custody and support. HAP holds their clinics in 8 shelters located throughout Philadelphia.