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SeniorLAW Center works with stakeholders to fight eviction in Philadelphia

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Evictions are a big problem. But we have a solution with a big impact.   Did you know that over 20,000 Philadelphians are facing a court eviction each year? That is 1 in 14 Philadelphia renters. Without access to legal help, these renters are facing a complicated legal system that, more often than not, results in them being homeless. While 80% of landlords in Philadelphia have access to an … click for more

Groundbreaking Equal Justice Center Video Promotes Access to Justice and Partnership

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
We are proud to have our team featured in this new video and we are pleased to be a part of the first-of-its-kind Equal Justice Center: A nonprofit center that will co-locate 14 of Philadelphia's legal aid organizations and change the delivery of civil legal aid in our City. Check out this video to learn more and find out how you can help make this important project possible:… click for more

Student loan debt – a challenge for all generations

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Student loan debt is no longer just a young persons’ concern.  Approximately 8.4 million 50+ Americans owe $289.5 billion in student loans according to a recent AARP study.  That’s approximately 20% of total student debt, making growth of student loan debt among older borrowers the greatest in any age group. Whether living in poverty or not, older adults must balance their obligation… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Featured in the Daily Times of Delaware County

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Elder abuse and financial exploitation impact the lives of older people tremendously. We are proud to now have five offices in the Philadelphia region to help seek justice for older people with a special focus on elder abuse and financial exploitation in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Read more about the work that Delaware county staff attorney Liz Schneider wrote focusing on th… click for more

AARP Pro Bono Partnership with COMCAST Featured in the Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Based on the meaningful pro bono work that SeniorLAW Center provides for lawyers around the community, Andrew Fisher, volunteer for SeniorLAW Center and deputy general counsel of COMCAST,  was asked to author the May 2019 “Pro Bono Spotlight” in the Philadelphia Bar Reporter. Andrew’s article, entitled “AARP Partnership Opens Opportunities to Help Seniors,” describes his work with S… click for more

TTN Giving Circle in Philadelphia selects SeniorLAW Center to receive its 2019 Award

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center is honored to be the recipient of the TTN Giving Circle’s Philadelphia Grant Award in the amount of $25,000 for our work in Kinship Care/Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. The Philadelphia TTN Chapter is a vibrant and inclusive community of professional women from across the Greater Delaware Valley, including Philadelphia, the Philadelphia suburbs and Southern New Jersey. In pa… click for more

Media Alert: SeniorLAW Center celebrates opening their 5th office in Chester County with ribbon cutting ceremony

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
For immediate release: SeniorLAW Center celebrates opening their 5th office in Chester County with ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Read the full media alert and how you can attend by clicking here.   … click for more

Reverse Mortgages Are Devastating Lives of Older Homeowners:  African American Neighborhoods are hardest hit

Monday, June 17th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center’s Housing Work Featured in USA Today.  Watch the VIDEO, highlighting SeniorLAW Center Director of Homeownership Rights Beth Shay, Philadelphia’s Diversion Court, and Councilwoman Cherelle Parker.  Read the ARTICLE, featuring our and many other brave clients who shared their stories.  SeniorLAW Center is proud to fight senior homelessness and foreclosure every d… click for more

Thank You 2019 Gala Sponsors!

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
2019 Gala Sponsors DIAMOND LEVEL SPONSORS               Gold Sponsors               Silver Sponsors             Emerald Sponsors   &nbs… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Participates in WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day)

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center is proud to be participating in WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) in several ways during the month of June. See the below events that SeniorLAW Center helped lead, present and plan! #weaad #elderjustice Legal Assistance for Older Pennsylvanians Conference SeniorLAW Center, in partnership with the PA Department of Aging and Community Legal Services, hosted PA’s first … click for more
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