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A Holiday Thank You from our Board President

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 […]

December 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

LCD Honors Disability Advocates & Supporters

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD)—the only nonprofit exclusively dedicated to serving people with disabilities, and the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the Philadelphia region—announced the recipients of its annual awards. This year, attorney Tom Duffy, Esq., Founder of Duffy + Partners, was honored with the Special Recognition Award.  Additionally, Katie Samson, Spokesperson for the Katie […]

October 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Using Technology to Improve Services

For the second time, LCD partnered with Azavea—a B corporation that uses geospatial technologies to answer complex questions—to better inform the conversation regarding the correlation between health, social and legal needs, and geography in the Philadelphia region.

For the project, LCD sought to create visualizations of the correlations between health status, income status, legal and social […]

October 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Volunteers in Action

LCD and our clients rely on our pro bono partners to educate and reach more people in-need. Recently, pro bono volunteers (both attorneys and non-attorneys alike) from Comcast participated in a planning documents clinic at Inglis House. The clinic was part of LCD’s outreach to people with disabilities, lawyers, medical professionals and social services agencies to […]

September 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Remembering Jennifer McHugh, pro bono partner

LCD is mourning the loss of attorney and LCD volunteer Jennifer McHugh. Jennifer was a supporter of our mission, our clients and the disability community. She gave countless hours to provide pro bono assistance to those in need. We mourn her loss and send our condolences to her family, friends, and all those whose lives […]

August 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

LCD Announces Recipients of Annual Awards

Tom Duffy, Esq., Founder, Duffy + Partners; Katie Samson, Spokesperson, Katie Samson Foundation; and, Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired honored

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD)—the only nonprofit exclusively dedicated to serving people with disabilities, and the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the Philadelphia region—announced the recipients of its annual awards. This year, […]

August 26th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Granting a Mother’s Last Wishes

Not all client stories have happy endings. Sometimes they end when the client’s last wishes are fulfilled. 

This was the case for Diane—a mother of two with end-stage cancer—whose hospice case manager assisted her with a call to LCD. Confined to bed, Diane wished to appoint her aunt to act as a financial and healthcare agent. […]

August 14th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

New Tenant Resource Guide Released

LCD and our partners are excited to release the Philly Eviction Prevention Project Tenant Resource Guide!  The PEPP Tenant Resource Guide contains information on housing resources, including where to go for emergency shelter, legal assistance, and rental assistance, how to prepare for an eviction hearing, and how to address housing discrimination.  You can access the […]

July 26th, 2018|News, Publications|0 Comments

Buy One Give One

Now you can support LCD and directly give to a person in need. Your purchase of an LCD t-shirt from ChariTees goes to supporting LCD and our services, as well as giving a t-shirt to a person in-need via Project HOME.

July 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Standing By to Help with Healthcare

Larry was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 10 years ago. When his disease progressed to a point that made daily tasks without assistance difficult, he moved to Inglis House.

Larry recently suffered from other health ailments, and as a result frequently experiences changes in his cognitive impairment. One of his conditions needed surgery for several months. However, […]

June 14th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments