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Our Mission

MidPenn Legal Services is a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides high quality free civil legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in 18 counties in Central Pennsylvania.
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Our Impact In Fiscal Year 2017-2018

  • People Helped

    20,952

  • Cases Handled

    11,070

  • Economic Benefit $

    4,476,455

  • Advocate Hours

    106,909

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News & Notes

Observer-Reporter - The number of women living below the poverty line in Washington County from 2013 to 2017 was almost double the number of men. That isn’t just a trend seen just in Washington, but also Greene, Allegheny, Fayette, Beaver and Westmoreland counties, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It’s also seen across Pennsylvania.

Be Well Berks MLP Monologue - “On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States — more than 12 million women and men over the course of a year”[1]. See something, say something. Speak up and speak out. Please know that you are not alone. Please seek support and assistance.

NBCNews - Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, DEA, or the local sheriff’s department — is a ruse that’s been lucrative for years. But these imposter scams have now hit an all-time high. Here are a few of the lies these government imposters are telling. In each case, the goal is to steal your money and/or personal information: