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Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project

718 Arch Street, Suite 304, Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-925-2966 (phone)
215-925-5337 (fax)
  • 215-925-2966
  • To provide free legal assistance in civil matters to low-income people who are incarcerated or institutionalized.
  • Income guidelines: 187.5% of federal poverty level; Geographic guidelines: PA residents; Other guidelines: people who are in prisons, jails, state hospitals (because of mental illness) or state centers (because of mental retardation)
  • By appointment, telephone or correspondence. Collect calls are
    accepted from current clients only, Monday through Friday from
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Due to a large volume of requests for legal assistance, Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP) has a staff person who responds to every inquiry. An assessment of legal merit is made and if appropriate, information and referrals are given.
  • Civil legal matters of incarcerated or institutionalized low-income people.
  • Direct legal services to low-income people in PA who are in prisons, jails, state hospitals, or state centers.
  • Angus Love, Esq.
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