Voting Resources

Voting information and resources for the state of Pennsylvania: Register to vote with the city of Philadelphia: Apply to vote by a mail-in ballot with the state of Pennsylvania:      

Legal Name Changes

Resources: PA Law Help: Philadelphia Legal Assistance can help: Citizens' Guide to Court Procedure Court of Common Pleas Name Change: Mazzoni Center can help offset costs for the LGBTQ+ community. Basic Walkthrough A Name Change will cost at least $400.  Go to City Hall to petition for your name change with the... Continue Reading →

Legal Services – Community Based

Free or low-cost legal services in Philadelphia   Temple Law Legal Aid The Temple Legal Aid Office provides free legal representation in civil law matters to qualifying, low-income, Philadelphia residents. The Legal Aid Office frequently helps clients with issues related to: Family law (child and spousal custody and support, kinship adoption, etc.) Problems encountered... Continue Reading →

ReEntry Services and Support

Organizations, programs, and initiatives to support reentry in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA REENTRY COALITION The Reentry Coalition brings agencies and organizations working on reentry in Philadelphia together to collectively reduce recidivism. Our shared plan, Home for Good, focuses on:Increasing Communication, Facilitating Collaboration, and Building Capacity INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY JUSTICE The mission of ICJ is to... Continue Reading →

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