Civil legal aid is a powerful tool. Get involved today to help people living in poverty build a foundation of stability so they can create a better future for themselves, their families, and our communities.
We are grateful for the support of our donors, whose generosity and commitment have helped us provide high quality free civil legal services, rebuilt lives and strengthen communities across Central Pennsylvania.
Workplace Giving Program:
If your company takes part in the United Way program or SECA program, you can designate MidPenn Legal Services to receive a tax-deductible gift through your company’s automatic payroll deduction.
If you’re interested in seeing what’s going on, visit our News and Events.
Featured Program: The Medical-Legal Partnership of Lancaster County
When you visit a health care clinic, you do not expect to meet a lawyer. The reality is that many people suffering from chronic illness can find their health improved with the help of a public interest lawyer. Many elderly, disabled and low-income individuals and families have problems that adversely effect their health, which could be resolved through legal advocacy. The MidPenn Medical-Legal attorney in Lancaster County tackles problems that the health care team could not otherwise easily solve—intervening with landlords to ensure home repairs are made; restoring utility services; securing food stamps, health insurance coverage, and Social Security income for patients whose benefits have been denied or terminated.