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SeniorLAW Center Awarded 2017 GSK Impact Award

Monday, November 6th, 2017
SeniorLAW Center is proud to be the recipient of a 2017 GSK IMPACT Award for our work improving the lives of older Pennsylvanians, protecting their legal rights and promoting health, shelter, protecti3in from abuse, violence and exploitation. Awardees are selected through a highly competitive grant application process, and 10 nonprofits were selected in the Philadelphia Region. IMPACT means: I… click for more

Bravo to OUTstanding Voice Larry Felzer!

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Congratulations to our Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Larry Felzer, who was named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as an OUTstanding Voice in its Business of Pride October 27, 2017 feature. The Journal identified 10 local business leaders to share insights into their own challenges and what it takes to make a difference advancing LGBT equality in the workplace and beyond. We are pr… click for more

SeniorLAW Center at the 2017 National Aging and Law Conference!

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
[caption id="attachment_7428" align="aligncenter" width="483"] From l-r: Michael Benvenuto, Vermont Legal Aid, Karen C. Buck, Esq., SeniorLAW Center, Lance Robertson, Administrator, ACL and U.S. Asst. Secretary of Aging, Keith Morris, Elder Law of Michigan, Center for Elder Rights Advocacy, Wendy Bookler, SeniorLAW Center, Bill Benson Health Benefits ABCs , Edwin Walker, ACL, Omar Valverrde, ACL, … click for more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events: 10/4/17- Staff Attorney, Rebecca Meschio and Legal Advocates Tara Saunders and Ivy Goldstein will be participating in Women Against Abuse IPledge event which is the kickoff for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. http://www.womenagainstabuse.org/events/ipledge. 10/5/17- Director of Victim Services Dana Goldberg and Legal Advocate Tara Saunders will be … click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s work in domestic violence in later life changes lives. Read the article in Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s Milestones

Monday, October 9th, 2017
Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October, shines a light on domestic violence, including abuse between spouses and other intimate partners. SeniorLAW Center (SLC) is also shining a light on a particular aspect of this abuse: its older victims. “Older adults are a hidden population within the domestic violence community, and they can face some unique barriers,” said Dana Goldberg,… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Cateria R. McCabe, Esq. presents at the 4th Biennial Kinship Conference

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Cateria R. McCabe, Esq. SeniorLAW Center’s Director, Veterans, Kinship Care & Tenants Rights, was pleased to partner with DHS, Turning Points for Children, the Support Center for Child Advocates, and other organizations and leaders serving kinship caregivers at the 4th Biennial Kinship Conference to recognize the contribution of grandparents and others relatives raising children who are… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Kinship Program Featured in the Legal Intelligencer

Monday, September 18th, 2017
SeniorLAW Center has been a leader in the fight for grandparents' rights over the past three decades, providing legal representation, education and advocacy. In addition to representing hundreds of grandparents, great-grandparents and other elders raising young children and educating thousands on their rights and the legal system, in Fausey v. Hiller , 851 A.2d 193 (PA Super. 2… click for more

Equifax Data Breach: Important information about how you could be impacted

Monday, September 11th, 2017
Recently, the Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC reported that 143 million American consumers had sensitive personal information that was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s top three major credit reporting agencies. The breach lasted from mid-May through July. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Housing Programs Featured in Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s News Bulletin

Monday, August 14th, 2017
SeniorLAW Center was recently featured in Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's News Bulletin about the reverse mortgage foreclosure crisis taking place with senior homeowners. To read more about reverse mortgages and how you or your family member or loved one can get the help they need click here. SeniorLAW Center launched its Homeowners Assistance Program over 20 years ago to address the legal… click for more

New Water Payment Program Available for Low Income Philadelphia Residents

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Starting July 1, the Philadelphia Water Department will offer the Tiered Assistance Program (TAP), a low-income assistance program that will offer payments based on household income, not water usage, making monthly bills more affordable and consistent. To be eligible, residents must be under 150% of the federal poverty level. Those individuals who have a special hardship, but whose household incom… click for more
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