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Introduction to Citizenworks Webinar - May 23

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 7:37am
Immigration Advocates Network is holding a webinar on May 23 to provide information about Citizenshipworks, a free, multilingual online platform designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of naturalization application assistance. Organizations with and without legal capacity can use Citizenshipworks to enhance service delivery.

PUC Highlights National Electrical Safety Month, Urges Contractors and Homeowners to be Aware of Dangers and Address Hazards

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:43am
In conjunction with National Electrical Safety Month, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today urged contractors and homeowners across the state to learn more about electrical hazards at work and at home, and to take steps to avoid possible accidents and injuries.

Driver’s License Restoration Clinic - May 11 (Norristown)

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 9:40am
State Senator Daylin Leach and Legal Aid of Southeastern PA will be holding a Driver’s License Restoration Clinic on Thursday, May 11 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., at the Carver Center, 249 Jacoby Street, Norristown, Pa. Pre-registration is required.

Free Birth Certificate Clinic in Levittown - May 5

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:24am
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania will be holding a free birth certificate clinic, with sponsorship from Penn Community Bank and Hill Wallack LLP, on May 5 in Levittown. Registration is required at 215-781-1111 ext 200.

IRS Provides Tips on Determining If It’s Really The IRS At Your Door

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:44pm
The Internal Revenue Service has created a special new page on IRS.gov to help taxpayers determine if a person visiting their home or place of business claiming to be from the IRS is legitimate or an imposter.

IRS Reminder: Use IRS.gov for Fast Answers as April 18 Deadline Nears

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 7:26am
With the tax deadline fast approaching, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they can use IRS.gov to find fast answers to tax questions, use free online tools and find key tax forms and publications.

Attorney General Shapiro warns of tax scams

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 3:40pm
With the deadline looming to file tax returns, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is urging Pennsylvanians to beware of scam artists looking to steal their money and financial information as they prepare to file their returns.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - April 12

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 3:20pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on April 12, 2017 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

PUC Offers Tips on Door-to-Door Sales by Energy Suppliers; Encourages Consumers to Be Aware of Rights & Shopping Options

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 10:43am
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission offers consumer tips on door-to-door sales and marketing activities by agents of competitive electric and natural gas suppliers, reminding consumers of their rights as well as their options when it comes to shopping for and selecting a competitive supplier for gas or electric service.

Commission on Crime and Delinquency Announces New Mobile App to Assist Victims of Crime

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 9:49am
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has unveiled a new mobile application designed to assist victims of crime in Pennsylvania. The new mobile application will allow victims of crime to more easily find the services available to them.

PUC Urges Preservation of Federal Funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Weatherization Assistance Program

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 9:29am
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission encouraged members of the Commonwealth’s Congressional delegation to continue federal funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Weatherization Assistance Program. Recommendations to eliminate funding for both of these programs are included in the President’s preliminary budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018.

Free Expungement Clinic in Philadelphia - March 25

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:40pm
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding a free expungement clinic on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Called To Serve CDC, Zion Baptist Church, 3600 N Broad St. in Philadelphia.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - March 27

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:06pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on March 27, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Webinar: Protect Your Community with Immi

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:40pm
Webinar on March 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm Eastern. Immi is a free online platform in English and Spanish that safely and simply screens for immigration options, provides plain language know your rights and community education resources, and connects users to over 1,000 local nonprofit immigration legal providers

IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:59am
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry warned both tax professionals and taxpayers of last-minute phishing email scams, especially those requesting last-minute deposit changes for refunds or account updates.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro warns Pennsylvanians about Price Gouging Following Winter Storm

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 1:09pm
Attorney General Shapiro encouraged consumers with questions or concerns about price gouging to call OAG’s Bureau of Consumer Protection hotline at 800-441-2555 or go to www.attorneygeneral.com to file a complaint.

Philly Eviction Crisis - Public Hearing: March 20

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 9:32am
Philadelphia City Council will be holding a hearing on the Eviction Crisis & related issues on March 20 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. The hearing is open to the public.

Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 9:21am
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to be cautious and protect personal, financial and tax information, particularly at tax time.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - March 8

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:35pm
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on March 8, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

Free Expungement Clinics in Philadelphia

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 1:24pm
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and several community partners will be conducting free criminal record expungement clinics at various locations around Philadelphia during February and March.