Category: News

SeniorLAW Applauds Utility Shutoff Moratorium Staying in Place

SeniorLAW Center joined forces with Community Legal Services, AARP PA and others in successfully encouraging The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to continue its moratorium on utility shutoffs. If the moratorium had bee lifted, termination notices would have gone out almost immediately with devastating effects on older, vulnerable and low-income people, families, those who have lost…

Thank you to our COVID-19 Fund for Older People Donors!

We are most appreciative of your support of our work during these critical times. Adam Wodka Amy and Dave Farurling and Jonas Asha Ramachandran Claudia and Marc Rash Cristin McKenna Dana Goldberg Deborah Khler DLA Piper Foundation Emmanuel Iheukwumere Exelon Matching Gift (from Bill Donohue) Helen White Jacob Speidel Janet Baldo Janet Cary Jason Conn…

Ways to protect your home from foreclosure during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Posted on June 28, 2020

  • News

Due to COVID-19, many families have been experiencing financial hardships. This has made it difficult for some people to pay their mortgage. Here are some important steps you can take NOW to solve your mortgage problems. 1. Find out if your mortgage is guaranteed by the United States government since these loans have important emergency…

SeniorLAW Center Celebrates Juneteenth

  • Posted on June 18, 2020

  • News

In observance of Juneteenth, SeniorLAW Center will close its offices this Friday, June 19th. SeniorLAW Center’s Co-Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Alex Deering stated, “This holiday commemorates how far we have come, but helps us remember that just like the freed people in Galveston, Texas in 1865, although we dream of a country…

SeniorLAW Center stands for justice for all

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on June 2, 2020

  • News

Today we work to honor the lives of those lost to racial violence and injustice. George Floyd and so, so many others, from the Middle Passage on. We work every day to change the historic and current disparities of poverty, housing, health, education, employment and access to justice. We stand with our clients and our…

Governor Wolf extends receipt of mail-in ballot by one week

Governor Wolf extends the mail-in ballot by one week for Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery and Philadelphia…

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