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Community Legal Services of Philadelphia’s (CLS) Youth Justice Project (YJP) has just received national recognition by being named a model program by the American Bar Association Homeless Youth Legal Network. CLS’s YJP was one of twelve...
Have you ever been arrested? Are you under age 25? Have you ever lived in HUD, Section 8, or Public Housing? If so, contact Community Legal Services at 215-981-3785 to get free and confidential legal help with: Expungement of juvenile...
Public Benefits, SSI
A new policy from the Social Security Administration (SSA) went into effect on August 1st to allow foster youth of all ages with disabilities to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits six months before they leave care. This...