A Celebration to Launch Philadelphia Health Partnership

February 25th, 2018|

LCD Executive Director Linda Peyton was on-hand to celebrate and speak at the launch of the newly named Philadelphia Health Partnership. After 20 years of supporting nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia Region, the formerly known as First Hospital Foundation, the Philadelphia Health Partnership celebrated the launch of their new name and priorities with supporters and […]

Mayor Kenney Announces Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project

January 31st, 2018|

Mayor Jim Kenney announced the launch of the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project, a new set of services for tenants facing eviction.  This effort will reduce the number of evictions and provide more resources to tenants in danger of losing their home, helping to prevent homelessness in Philadelphia.

“Evictions hurt families and communities” said Mayor Kenney.  “Eviction […]

Employment Opportunity: Staff Attorney

January 30th, 2018|

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An LCD staff attorney provides high quality legal services to low-income people with disabilities in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The staff attorney will primarily staff PhilaKIDS, LCD’s Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) with St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. The staff attorney will provide on-site legal services, host community outreach and education events, and assist with […]

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

November 8th, 2017|

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. LCD provides free legal services to low-income people with disabilities and the hard of hearing in the Philadelphia region.

Occurring this year on […]

Vital LIHEAP Grants Are Now Available

November 6th, 2017|

VITAL LIHEAP GRANTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR UP TO 150,000 ELIGIBLE LOW-INCOME PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS CUSTOMERS

(Philadelphia, Pa. – November 1, 2017) – Families in Philadelphia deserve to be warm in winter. That’s why Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is urging customers to apply for free LIHEAP grants that can help with heating expenses. LIHEAP, the Low Income […]

Disability Advocates and Supporters Honored at 30th Anniversary Celebration

October 25th, 2017|

Philadelphia City Representative Sheila Hess, Nancy Glass and the Glass Entertainment Group, and Monica Kondrad, Care Coordinator at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children honored

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD), now celebrating 30 years of serving the disability community of Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, honored disability advocates and supporters at its […]

Legal Clinic for the Disabled Honors Disability Advocates and Supporters with Annual Awards

August 13th, 2017|

Philadelphia City Representative Sheila Hess, Nancy Glass and the Glass Entertainment Group, and Monica Konrad, Care Coordinator at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children honored

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD), now celebrating 30 years of serving the disability community of Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, announced the recipients of its annual awards. […]

Dedicated Support for Our Cause

May 24th, 2017|

For 30 years, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled has acted as the only nonprofit in the Philadelphia area focused solely on serving low-income people with physical disabilities, and the deaf and hard of hearing, through free legal counsel.

Much of LCD’s growth and success is due to the tireless efforts of past Executive Directors, Board […]

Helping Meet Basic Needs

April 17th, 2017|

Work by LCD staff attorneys goes beyond court filings and client representation. Our staff regularly train doctors, nurses, residents, social workers and other health care staff to identify social determinants to health that are legal in nature and impact positive healthcare outcomes. Additionally, they work with our health partners to develop best practices and insights that affect our […]

Running for a Cause: Broad Street

April 5th, 2017|

This year, 40 runners ran down Broad Street and helped raise over $15,000 in support of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled in the 2017 Blue Cross Broad Street Run on May 7, 2017.

Fundraising goes directly to helping LCD provide free legal services to Philadelphians living with disabilities. Our staff attorneys assist clients through our on-site […]