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PLA is Open Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are here for all Philadelphians to provide trusted information and compassionate legal advocacy. 

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Legal Aid is Justice

We are able to provide essential legal aid services to Philadelphians in need with the generous support of our donors and supporters. Consider donating to PLA this Giving Tuesday.

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Innovative Justice: Ensuring Access to Legal Aid During Crisis

Our annual report reflects on 2020 by sharing how PLA used its strengths to develop creative and innovative solutions to overcome the challenges brought on by the global pandemic

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UCHELP.ORG HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED!

Check out UCHelp.org - a new online resource, created by Philadelphia Legal Assistance, for workers in Pennsylvania. It has the most current and accurate information about Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

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COVID-19 Updates

Enforcing and protecting the rights of individuals and families by providing accessible, creative and high quality legal assistance and working collaboratively for systemic change.

Special Projects

Medical-Legal-Community Partnership

PLA partners with Health Centers around the city to meet the socio-legal needs our community.

Pennsylvania Farmworker Project (PFP)

PLA works with farmworkers across Pennsylvania to advocate for workplace safety, health standards, and fair wages.
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Our Mission

Enforcing and protecting the rights of individuals and families by providing accessible, creative and high quality legal assistance and working collaboratively for systemic change.