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SeniorLAW Center, Exelon Legal, PECO and Blank Rome LLP Life Planning Legal Clinic for Hispanic Seniors

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, SeniorLAW Center partnered with Exelon Legal, PECO, Blank Rome LLP and other volunteers to serve Hispanic seniors in their own language and community at our 8th Annual Hispanic Seniors Life Planning bilingual legal clinic. 35 volunteers gathered at Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. to serve SeniorLAW Center clients with the preparation of critical life planning docum… click for more

New services and outreach for Asian and LEP seniors

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
SeniorLAW Center is proud to have participated in the 11th Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration with the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (APABA-PA) as part of our commitment to serving the Asian and Limited English Proficient senior communities. The diversity and vitality of Philadelphia’s Asian Pacific American communities were showcased through dance,… click for more

Victim Services for Seniors Expand to Suburban Counties and Underserved Populations

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
We are pleased to announce that we were recently awarded five VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) grants from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to assist victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation! Thanks to advocacy by many organizations around the country, including SeniorLAW Center, the VOCA federal cap was lifted, making available millions of more dollars to assist crime vict… click for more

SeniorLAW Center thanks our 2017 Gala Sponsors

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
$3,500 Comcast NBC10 Telemundo62 Comcast Spectacor Duane Morris, LLP Eckert Seamans, LLP Fox Rothschild, LLP Montgomery McCracken Walker and Rhoads, LLP White and Williams, LLP $2,500 CHUBB Drinker Biddle and Reath, LLP Jackson Lewis Joseph Silverstein, Esq. and Felice LePar, M.D. Kline & Specter, P.C. Shelli & Bill Fedullo     $1,000 AmeriHealth Carita… click for more

See Photos from SeniorLAW Center’s Age Out Loud Gala! Thanks to our photographer Sam Zolten/Photo Facts

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
THANK YOU! Our 2017 SeniorLAW Gala was a huge success! CONGRATULATIONS to all of our honorees. CLICK HERE for photos of this fabulous event!  Huge thanks to Sam Zolten - Photo/Facts: litigation support/photography/videography/filmmaking for generously and beautifully capturing the evening! At the photographer’s request, anyone seeking professional use of these images must give credit … click for more

Media Alert: SeniorLAW Center’s Gala: Age Out Loud: Honors the Voices of Seniors and Advocates for Elder Justice

Friday, April 28th, 2017
AGE OUT LOUD: Honoring the Voices of Seniors & Advocates for Elder Justice Nonprofit SeniorLAW Center Celebrates Seeking Justice for Pennsylvania Elders, Honors Extraordinary Advocates and Partners, Features the Stories of Brave Seniors and the Attorneys Who Fought for Their Rights Read more about our 2017 Honorees here   What: This event celebrates the work of the nonprofit SeniorLAW… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Staff Participated in a Panel for Skadden’s Annual Fellowship Symposium

Monday, April 17th, 2017
On March 31, 2017, SeniorLAW Center's Skadden Public Interest Fellow, Kristen Valosky, Esq., participated in a panel for Skadden's Annual Fellowship Symposium entitled "Advocacy for High Risk Clients." At this symposium, current and incoming Skadden fellows come together to learn about each other's work, to connect with others in the public interest and Skadden communities, and to welcome those wh… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before City Council About the Landlord/Tenant Crisis in Philadelphia

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
SeniorLAW Center joined legal services colleagues and others testifying before Philadelphia City Council to bring public awareness to the Landlord/Tenant Crisis in Philadelphia, addressing the plight of senior tenants in our City. [caption id="attachment_6895" align="alignright" width="300"] SeniorLAW Center Project Director Cateria R. McCabe, Esq. pictured here with client, William Church at C… click for more

DEADLINE FOR CITY’S LONGTIME OWNER OCCUPANTS PROGRAM IS FEBRUARY 17, 2017!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
The deadline to apply for the City’s Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP) is this Friday, February 17, 2017! LOOP is a property tax discount program for homeowners who have lived in their homes for 10 years or more, experienced a significant increase in their property assessment from one year to the next, and meet income and other eligibility requirements. This wonderful program often helps l… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before the Division of Housing and Community Development

Friday, February 10th, 2017
On February 7, 2016 Beth Shay, Esq,. Director of Homeownership Rights at SeniorLAW Center, testified before the Division of Housing and Community Development about the needs of senior homeowners in Philadelphia. The need for a senior triage program in Diversion Court continues. There were 4,141 mortgage foreclosure actions filed in Philadelphia in 2015, about 20% of which came from neighborhood… click for more
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