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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

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
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