Homeless Advocacy Project (PA)

Pennsylvania nonprofit founded in 1990 by the Philadelphia bar and the homeless services community. Addresses the unmet legal needs of the City’s homeless population.
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Primary geographic focus: Pennsylvania
Organization type(s): Provider

HAP collaborates with shelter providers, homeless advocates, community service providers and the legal community to provide homeless clients with legal representation and to connect them with other social services. HAP currently holds legal clinics at twenty-five homeless shelters, transitional housing sites, overnight cafes and soup kitchens. Since HAP’s first legal clinic in December 1990, HAP’s 350 volunteers have helped more than 42,800 homeless people. To date, HAP’s volunteers have provided more than $57 million worth of free legal services to homeless clients.

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