Effective Options for Change

December 24th, 2018|

LCD’s MLP at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center (SKWC), a collaboration between LCD and Project HOME, launched in 2015 when Project HOME opened SKWC— a 28,000 square foot healthcare facility located in North Philadelphia. In partnering with Project HOME, the MLP addresses the health-harming legal needs of SKWC’s patients, including landlord-tenant issues, housing and income […]

Direct Service, Maximum Impact

December 24th, 2018|

Founded in 1987, LCD opened its doors at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in 1990. LCD’s partnership with Magee formed one of the first MLPs in the country. At Magee, LCD attorneys work closely with physicians, residents, nurses, and case managers to ensure effective solutions to legal issues that impede positive healthcare outcomes and that may prevent […]

Partnering for Change: 2017 Annual Report

December 16th, 2018|

In 2017, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled marked its 30th Anniversary―an occasion celebrated with a sense of accomplishment and pride. We have come a long way since our humble origin when one attorney served one client at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Over the past 30 years, with the support of Magee, LCD has grown and […]

Coordination is key

December 14th, 2018|

During the summer of 2018, the attorneys at LCD were fortunate to have assistance through Jesse Grainger, a Social Work intern from the University of Pennsylvania. While Jesse was invaluable over the course of his internship, one case best illustrates the need for this type of assistance and collaboration.

Nicole came to LCD through its Landlord/Tenant […]

A Holiday Thank You from our Board President

December 11th, 2018|

Dear Friends of LCD,

As 2018 comes to an end, we reflect upon the year and give thanks for everything we have received and everyone who has touched our lives. I am thankful to serve as Board Chair for the Legal Clinic for the Disabled. I am humbled by the remarkable staff, clients, partners, friends, and […]