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Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:26
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019.

Drivers License Restoration Clinic (Harrisburg) - Oct. 25

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:55
This Drivers License Restoration Clinic is a collaboration between the Dauphin County Bar Association, MidPenn Legal Services, PA CareerLink Capitol Region, and UUPLAN. Pre-registration is required.

Expungement and Re-Entry Clinic (Harrisburg) - Oct. 18

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:40
An Expungement and Re-Entry Clinic will be held on October 18, 2018 from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM at PA CareerLink in Harrisburg.

Unemployment Compensation Workshop in Exton - Sept. 21

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:49
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania will present a free workshop on unemployment compensation Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Financial Stability Center, 479 Thomas Jones Way, Suite 500, Exton. Registration is required.

PUC Encourages Eligible Customers to ‘Stay Connected’ During Lifeline Awareness Week

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 08:01
Sept. 10-14 is Lifeline Awareness Week. Learn about the Lifeline program that provides low-income consumers with discounted voice and internet service.

Free Expungement Clinic in State College - Oct. 25

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:16
The Centre County Bar Association and MidPenn Legal Services will be holding an Expungement Clinic in State College on October 25, 2018.

Webinar: What Restoration of General Assistance Means for Pennsylvanians and How You Can Help

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:50
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding a webinar on September 14, entitled "What Restoration of General Assistance Means for Pennsylvanians and How You Can Help" from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM.

PUC Launches Annual ‘Be Utility Wise’ Consumer Education Campaign; Hosts Eight Statewide Events, Including New Lehigh Valley Forum

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:38
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has announced that it will host eight consumer education events across the Commonwealth as part of this year’s “Be Utility Wise” campaign.

Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - September 17, 2018

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:26
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on September 17, 2018 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Expungement Clinic in Pittsburgh/Garfield - Sept. 11, 2018

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 09:00
Neighborhood Legal Services Association and the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation will be hosting a Expungement Clinic, "Removing Barriers to Employment" on Tuesday, September 11, from 11 am - 1 pm at the BGC Activity Center in Pittsburgh.

Social Security Fast-Tracks Decisions for People with Severe Disabilities

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:52
Social Security has announce five new Compassionate Allowance conditions that will meet Social Security's standards for disability benefits. Claims based on these conditions are often allowed based on a confirmation of the diagnosis alone.

Aug 28: The Importance of SNAP for Pennsylvanians Enrolled in Medicaid (Webinar)

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:15
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project will hold a webinar on Aug. 28 at 10:00 AM on the importance of SNAP for people enrolled in Medicaid.

Sworn Statement for Ownership Verification Approved by FEMA

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 14:22
The Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed to reconsider applications for disaster assistance from those victims of Hurricane Maria who are owners of their property but who lack a formal title or the documents to verify ownership.

IRS offers guidance on recent 529 education savings plan changes

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:50
The Internal Revenue Service and Department of the Treasury have announced their intent to issue regulations on three recent tax law changes affecting popular 529 education savings plans.

Veterans owed refunds for overpayments attributable to disability severance payments should file amended returns to claim tax refunds

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:54
The Internal Revenue Service advises certain veterans who received disability severance payments after January 17, 1991 that they may be able to claim a credit or refund of overpayments attributable to the disability severance payment.

Workshop - Cash Assistance: TANF (Philadelphia)

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:31
The Philadelphia Benefits Access Coalition is offering a training session on Cash Assistance: TANF on August 2, 2018 from 2:00 pm-4:30 pm in Philadelphia.

Webinar: Preparing for Your Community HealthChoices Appeal

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:16
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project will be holding a webinar entitled, "Preparing for Your Community HealthChoices Appeal" , on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm Eastern.