LCD Releases 2022 Annual Report

December 14th, 2023|

As we near the end of 2023 and begin to take stock, we look back to last year’s efforts and accomplishments. In 2022, LCD emerged from the last year of the pandemic with new partnerships in place and increased staff capacity, better equipped than ever to fight for inclusion, independence, and justice for low-income people […]

LCD Releases 2021 Annual Report

September 29th, 2022|

As this year rushes by, we look back to last year’s progress that helped us launch two new Medical-Legal Partnerships in Philadelphia this September. In 2021, LCD persevered through the second year of COVID to maintain a robust level of service to our clients. At the same time, we laid the groundwork for internal growth, […]

LCD Releases 2020 Annual Report

October 2nd, 2021|

We may be well into 2021, but we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all that LCD was able to achieve in 2020 for the people and communities we serve. Our clients have been among the most high-risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our services were needed more than ever last year. LCD […]

PHFA Opens Applications for New Rental and Mortgage Assistance

July 7th, 2020|

The Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) has opened the application process for the recently established Rent Relief and Mortgage Assistance Programs, funded through federal Coronavirus Relief Fund monies provided to the Commonwealth. The programs were included in The Fiscal Code bill enacted on May 29, 2020 (Act 10 of 2020). 

The agency, which was designated to administer the […]

Apply for Medical Assistance, Cash Assistance, SNAP, or LIHEAP

July 6th, 2020|

If you have a legal issue call 215-587-3158.

This Week Isn’t About Us

June 11th, 2020|

We have a lot to share with you this week.  Good things about clients, staff, and our community.  And we will share those with you soon.

But not this week.

We realize this week is not about us.

This week is about truth.  This week is about supporting those who are oppressed.  This week is about acknowledging systemic […]

Food Resources During COVID-19

May 13th, 2020|

PEPP Impact Summary

May 12th, 2020|

PEPP is a collaboration of: Community Legal Services, Clarifi, Legal Clinic for the Disabled, SeniorLAW Center, TURN, and Philadelphia VIP.

Help stop the 75% cut to the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Program (PEPP) in the Mayor’s budget!  If renters cannot access legal representation, the city will experience mass evictions, the threat of mass reinfection as people cannot […]

2020.05.11 PHL Rent Assist

May 11th, 2020|

The City will begin accepting applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. The deadline to apply is Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Applications are available at Residents without internet access or a smart phone can get program and application information by calling 3-1-1.

To be […]


May 4th, 2020|

LCD participates in the global movement of unity to show the power of individual giving.

This new day is organized by GivingTuesday, and is being held in addition to the annually scheduled GivingTuesday event that will still take place on December 1, 2020. In partnership with GivingTuesday’s global network of leaders, partners, communities and generous individuals, […]