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Public Benefits
State legislators have proposed a dangerous bill (H.B. 1659) that would demonize poor families and cut off their access to help with basic needs. We need your help to stop it in its tracks.   Organizations should sign onto this letter to...
Employment
Proposals to toughen work requirements to qualify for SNAP benefits (food stamps) are all the rage.  Even in areas of high unemployment, low income people without children and who are not considered disabled would be permitted to receive...
Public Benefits
On April 21, 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that it would eliminate the asset test for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly called food stamps) on April 27.  The asset test...
The City of Philadelphia is now sponsoring BenePhilly Centers, whose counselors will help city residents figure out what benefits they’re eligible for and help them apply.  The benefits include SNAP (food stamps) and health insurance, but...
Public Benefits
Starting on November 1, 2013 everyone's food stamp (SNAP) benefits will go down. CLS created this flyer to inform people about the change and to help people maximize their benefits. For more information about food stamps, click here.