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NPLS is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the Scranton Area Community Foundation to fund office space in downtown Scranton so that our advocates can meet with clients before their court hearings.
 
 
 

We're excited to show you our ads for the Fair Housing bus awareness campaign that will run from April 1st to June 30th.  Be on the lookout for our ads across the Lehigh Valley during the next three months.  

It's tax time.  Find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC.  

The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC or EIC, is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return, even if you do not owe any tax or are not required to file. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund.  

At least 150 low-income individuals with civil legal needs will get the help they need thanks to a $60,000 gift from the Northampton County Bar Association to North Penn Legal Services.  2016 marks the fourth consecutive year that the NCBA membership has demonstrated its belief in the importance of civil legal aid in Northampton County by funding a full time staff attorney at NPLS.

On Friday, April 8, North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) and LVCIL held a press conference at LVCIL .  NPLS and LVCIL staff highlighted the vigorous local efforts to combat housing discrimination throughout the Lehigh Valley.

  We are so grateful to receive a check for $43,396.00 which represents resdiual funds from a consumer class action case - Debra Hockenberry v. People First Federal Credit Union.  Attorney Cary L. Flitter presentated a check to NPLS Executive Director Vicki Coyle at our Bethlehem office.

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