After a stroke several years ago, and many smaller strokes since, Tanya was left feeling unsteady on her feet as well as fearful of when her next stroke would come. She lived with her brother and his girlfriend who moved in with Tanya after serving time in prison. They were abusive and destructive toward Tanya. […]
LCD, which partners with Family Practice Counseling Network in the first nurse run MLP in the nation, has contributed to a new guide co-written by the National Nursing Centers Consortium, LCD, and the Family Practice and Counseling Network. The guide is intended to help health care and legal institutions establish medical-legal partnerships in nurse-led health care settings. It […]
Thomas J. Duffy, Esq., founder of Duffy + Partners, has renewed his support of the “Duffy Fellowship” at LCD. Theresa Brabson is this year’s recipient of the Fellowship, which supports a staff attorney’s salary. In 2012, LCD became the first recipient of a Duffy Fellowship and applauds Tom Duffy’s generosity toward the non-profit legal services community.
Theresa is the […]
On Friday, April 29 LCD hosted a training on handling trauma for the LCD staff and staff from other agencies. The training was provided thanks to a Building Capacity for Innovation Micro-grant from The Barra Foundation. LCD applied for the grant in order to provide training on Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy. LCD hired Beth Weinstock […]
It was a rainy and chilly day as 10,000 runners took off down Broad Street for the 2016 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Forty-nine of those runners generously trained, fundraised and ran in support of LCD and its clients. We can’t thank the runners enough as well as those who donated to help them […]
Grace, a mother of three children with asthma, was living in horrific housing conditions. A visit to her home revealed a significant roach infestation, trash in the hallway, as well as urine, feces and crack smoke in the hallway. The living conditions were having such a serious impact on the children’s health that one child took three different medications […]