Guild Food Stamp Clinic
The Guild Food Stamp Clinic (GFSC) is a partnership of students from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Philadelphia Legal Assistance. GFSC’s student advocates assist people in applying for food stamps and appealing terminations or reductions in food stamp benefits.
Practice Areas: Food StampsIntake Procedure:
GFSC is staffed by full-time law students and is therefore closed from mid-December through early January and is also closed from mid-April through mid-May. During the Summer, the Clinic is staffed full-time from Mid-May through Mid-August.
Therefore, if you are having a problem applying for food stamps in Philadelphia or if you’d like help in appealing a decision by the County Assistance Office:
- In the winter, from December 1 to January 24, contact PLA's telephone intake line for assistance from PLA's Public Benefits Unit;
- In the spring, from April 15 to May 15, contact PLA's telephone intake line for assistance from PLA's Public Benefits Unit;
- At all other times, call 215.523.9502.
Same as Public Benefits Unit.Funded By: Legal Services Corporation