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News & Updates

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at NPLS, you’ve come to the right place.

Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news and updates.

Pennie helps to connect Pennsylvanians to health coverage at the lowest costs. January 19th is the final deadline for 2024 Health Coverage!

Starting in March, you will only get your regular SNAP payment loaded to your EBT card in the first half of the month. There will be no second payment later in the month. View the flyer to learn more and see what you can do.

Do you live in Lackawanna County and behind on your rent due to COVID-19? The Lackawanna County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (Lackawanna ERAP) may be able to help!

NPLS wishes to recognize our many pro bono volunteers who take the time to represent clients in civil legal cases, participate in clinics, and serve as volunteers on our Board of Directors. Last year, 98 private attorneys accepted 317 pro bono cases for NPLS. Click the blog link above and see a list of our 2020-21 volunteers!

NPLS Managing Attorney Scott Williams received "Unsung Hero Award" as a part of an Hispanic Heritage Month.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Moratorium on residential evictions now is extended to July 31, 2021.

Important tips to know about Social Security Disability in the time of Covid-19.

Tax Day is April 15th … usually. But this year, that deadline has been extended until May 17, 2021. If you or your clients do not normally file tax returns because they are not required to due to limited earnings, this may be the year to do so! This is so important to show that you are eligible to receive the federal stimulus payments and expanded child tax credits signed into law on March 11, 2021, as part of the American Rescue Plan.