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LIHEAP Helps Pennsylvania Families Stay Warm and Safe in the Winter! Families struggling to keep up with their bills must often choose between buying food and heating their homes in the winter....
Senate Bill 9 would require all Pennsylvanians who are applying for many public benefits, to provide government-issued ID and to sign an affidavit attesting to their U.S. citizenship or lawful...
Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney has voiced strong support for policy initiatives that can help improve the lives of Philadelphians with criminal records.  Community Legal Services (CLS) suggests this...
The following comments were submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services on July 31, 2015. Community Legal Services provides free legal services to the low-income community of...
Protect Welfare Access for Women in Recovery - Oppose PA House Bill 222 Take Action HERE: www.bit.ly/HB-222    HB 222 would bar individuals with certain felony drug convictions from...
If you get SSI, you can work and keep more than half of the money you earn. There are a few things to keep in mind: Report your earnings right away! If you do not report your income, you could...
What is Section 301? Section 301 requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to continue providing benefits for SSI and SSDI recipients even when recipients no longer meet the SSA disability...
You have the right to be served in your language when you deal with the Social Security office.  They are required to provide free interpretation for people who don’t speak or understand English...
What is a Social Security/SSI overpayment? An “overpayment” is when the Social Security Administration (SSA) gave you benefits when they shouldn’t have or paid you more than they were supposed to...