Change in LCD Leadership – A Letter from the Board

May 17, 2024

Dear Friends of LCD,

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, it is my privilege to announce some significant changes within the leadership of the organization. While we are happy for her, we are sad to announce that we will lose Linda Peyton as Executive Director to […]

March 17th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LCD Executive Director to Retire, Successor Appointed



For Immediate Release

March 17, 2024

Contact:           Arianne Romney
Dir. of Finance and Operations
Legal Clinic for the Disabled


Executive Director Who Significantly Grew Philadelphia-based Legal Clinic for the Disabled Announces Retirement; Successor Appointed



The Board of Directors of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) announced the retirement of long-term Executive Director Linda Peyton and the appointment […]

March 17th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LCD Releases 2022 Annual Report

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 […]

December 14th, 2023|Reports, Uncategorised|0 Comments

LCD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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, […]

September 29th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LCD Releases 2020 Annual Report

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 […]

October 2nd, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PHFA Opens Applications for New Rental and Mortgage Assistance

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 […]

July 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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

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

July 6th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

This Week Isn’t About Us

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 […]

June 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Food Resources During COVID-19

May 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PEPP Impact Summary

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 […]

May 12th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments