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Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Room 278 City Hall wheelchair accessible entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: (215) 686-7027, (215) 686-7028, (215) 686-7029
Fax: (215) 686-7055
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, Walk-in or by Appointment 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center ("The Center") is a court-based resource center for seniors, located at Philadelphia City Hall, to provide services for persons age 60 and over involved in legal proceedings or in need of legal services or resources.
The Center addresses the unique needs of this growing population by offering the following:
Direct assistance that will provide support to seniors for navigation through the court system and with assistive equipment.
Referrals to agencies that will provide seniors with legal services
The Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center staff can provide legal information, but not legal advice.
Legal information includes answering questions about how the court works, and the different options available to you.
The Center Staff cannot help decide what you should do, or predict what will happen in a case.
The Center Staff may provide information to all parties in a case, but cannot act as your attorney.
If you are a Pennsylvania Attorney in good standing and are interested in volunteering with the Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center please contact Erica Bray at 215-686-7027 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.