AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

Mission: to provide free legal services statewide to people with HIV/AIDS and others affected by the epidemic; educate the public about AIDS-related legal issues; and work at local, state and national levels to achieve fair laws and policies.

Description: provides referrals for pro bono representation in the following areas: AIDS discrimination, confidentiality, wills, family law, debt management matters, foreclosure and predatory loan matters, immigration and social security matters; provides advice and legal representation for housing (landlord/tenant), public benefits and social security disability matters, insurance matters, AIDS discrimination, confidentiality, consumer matters, estate matters, permanency planning and immigration.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Breaches of Confidentiality, Discrimination Claims, Insurance, Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate, Torts
  • Populations Served: HIV
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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