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Community Org/NGO

211

If you need to connect with resources in your community, but don’t know where to look, PA 211 is a great place to start. From help with a utilities bill, to housing assistance, after-school programs for kids, and more, you can dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free. Our specialists will listen to your needs, and give you information on programs in your community that might be able to help

Health Center

AHN Center For Inclusion Health

an inside look at some of the programs offered by AHN Center for Inclusion Health

Community Org/NGO

Asbestos Awareness

Cancer impacts society on multiple levels. In one way or another, entire communities are affected. This is an issue that we feel strongly about, so we have created a resource about mesothelioma, rare cancer caused by exposure to the mineral asbestos, in an effort to spread awareness.

Community Org/NGO

Beverly's Birthdays

Beverly’s Birthdays is a Pittsburgh nonprofit organization, providing birthday cheer for children experiencing homelessness and families-in-need.

Mental Health

Center for Community Resources

Center for Community Resources is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit, headquartered in Butler, Pennsylvania. Since our founding in 2002, we have and continue to be a conflict-free point of contact for individuals and families seeking supports and services for their human service needs.

Community Org/NGO

Commonwealth Hospice

At Commonwealth Hospice, your well-being is number one priority. The leadership at Commonwealth has decades of experience, they understand the challenges primary caregivers and other family members face, made their mission to provide the best possible support and education. Nurses and Aides will take time to sit with you, and craft a comprehensive care plan, and make sure you have full and complete understanding of what to expect. Medications will be discussed, any equipment, that may or not be needed. Staff are available 24 hours a day
(412)498-5893 email-info@cwhospice.com

Community Org/NGO

Direct Relief

Direct Relief works in the U.S. and internationally to equip doctors and nurses with life-saving medical resources to care for the world’s most vulnerable people.

Community Org/NGO

Focus on Renewal

An umbrella organization for much needed social services now ranging from food security, nutrition, early childhood education, support groups, mental health to art programs for all ages.

Association

Healthy Start

Healthy Start, Inc. is leading a community-engaged action planning process to address infant health equity in Allegheny County, with a goal of identifying data-driven policy and strategies to reduce infant mortality focused on racial disparities and social determinants of health.

Community Org/NGO

Life'sWork

Vocational Rehabilitation

Association

Mon Valley Providers Council

The Mon Valley Providers Council, in collaboration with individuals, families, and groups in the Mon Valley communities, will define and address mutual issues and
needs. Building upon the providers and communities, the Mon Valley Providers Council will promote agendas and develop
resources for collective action.

Trauma-Informed Care

National Healthcare for the Homeless

We support HCHs, Advocates, and Consumer Leaders through Webinars, Courses, Regional and National Training, and Conferences, as well as providing Technical Support and access to experts in the field of Health Care for the Homeless. Our Clinical team works to continually improve standards of care and help in training HCH staff.

Harm Reduction

Perinatal Hope Program

A program designed to support women with substance use disorders throughout their pregnancy, birth and through the postpartum transition.

Violence Prevention

REIMAGINE REENTRY

Reimagine Reentry program aims to address the challenges of reentrance and recidivism by providing opportunities, reducing barriers, and supporting returning citizens in a holistic way. The program follows a strengths-based approach to address the unique needs of returning citizens after they leave the corrections system.

Community Org/NGO

Sisters Place Inc.

Sisters Place faithfully provides opportunities for families and individuals to overcome poverty and homelessness through empowerment, housing, wellness, personal and professional advancement services. We believe that in order to effectively disrupt the cycles of poverty and homelessness, self-care, financial literacy, and parenting skills need to be enhanced, past traumas need to be recognized, mental health and addiction need to be managed, and home life needs to be stabilized. Our programming encompasses service pillars designed to eliminate barriers to success are made available to all clients (residential and non-residential): Empowerment: supporting clients with meeting basic needs.
Housing: supportive housing to provide stabilization, safety, and support.
Wellness: mental and physical health as well as addiction and recovery assistance and referrals.
Advancement: resources for GED prep, college, trade school, apprenticeships, workforce development and more.

Community Org/NGO

Take Action Advocacy Group

TAG’s overall purpose is to equip communities with the necessary knowledge to leverage local grassroots community organizing, to gain power & influence over decisions that directly affect them, thus creating sustainable change and increasing the conscious level of residents.

Health Center

The Midwife Center

Local birth center that also provides safe and inclusive reproductive healthcare including gyn, prenatal, and postpartum care, and IUI services.

Food Insecurity

West View Hub

Independent Library, Computer Lab, Employment Resources, Food Pantry, Community Education Classes, After School Tutoring offered free to enrich the lives of the citizens of West View.

Food Insecurity

25FortyPGH

Food insecurity is a real issue in our community, that is why we believe food Rescue and Redistribution is so important.

Our team of intercessors accept donations from local businesses and use them to fight hunger. We do this through both direct Redistribution, right into the hands of those in need , and through our little food pantry.

Health Center

AHN Positive Health Clinic

Primary and supportive care for people living with HIV.

Community Org/NGO

Auberle

At Auberle, we invest in young people and their families, believe in their potential and offer help when needed. Today, we provide more than 20 programs, including preventative and community-based services, with about 71% of our clients served in their home, school or community.

Health Center

Birmingham Free Clinic

We offer quality medical, pharmaceutical, and specialty care services to uninsured and medically underserved individuals at the Birmingham Free Clinic, with support from our volunteers, the Salvation Army, generous donations, and the Division of Internal Medicine at UPMC.

Community Org/NGO

Center for Healthcare Strategies

Data and Evaluation Considerations for Community Health Workers and Promotores Supporting Medi-Cal Member Health and Social Care Integration

Financial

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Rental Assistance Finder

If you’re looking for help with housing costs, you’re not alone.

State and local organizations are distributing federal rental assistance in their communities. The money can help landlords and renters who are struggling to keep up with rent and other bills.

Financial

Dollar For

Advocating for patients to eliminate medical debt

Community Org/NGO

Footbridge

Footbridge for Families is a secure platform that directs community donations to families facing short-term financial crises. Our goals are to 1.) protect children by relieving the stress that caregivers face in financial crises; 2.) give families an opportunity to ask for the help they need and avoid more costly interventions; and 3.) give donors a clear, trustworthy means of helping their community members’ real needs in real time.

Footbridge harnesses the desire of those who seek to give and directs it, as efficiently as possible, to the most time-sensitive financial needs that families face. The organization fills a crucial gap in our society’s prevention landscape by acknowledging that a short-term financial crisis can lead to exponentially worse circumstances and offers a solution to the financial challenges that families face. This model diverges from today’s dominant paradigm in which tax-dollars and donations meant for families in need are filtered through several levels of intermediaries and directed toward services that professionals have deemed worthwhile, rather than directly to needs and solutions offered by families themselves.

Association

Hilltop United Methodist Church

Methodist Church, we hosted a vaccine clinic here. They also have $1 clothing sales and neighborhood clean-ups around earth day

Community Org/NGO

Literacy Pittsburgh

Literacy Pittsburgh offers free educational programs for adults and families in Allegheny County and Beaver County. Literacy programs include: college and career readiness, computer skills, English language learning, citizenship classes, tutoring, and more.

Community Org/NGO

NAMI

PA NAMI-National Alliance for Mental Illness State chapter

Community Org/NGO

North Hills Community Outreach Center

Primarily helps North Hills residents with counseling, emergency food bank items, clothing and re-entry to the workforce support.

Association

Positive Steps Therapy

Positive Steps Therapy strives to be the region’s leading provider in therapy services for children and adolescents ages birth to 21. We employ passionate therapists in all disciplines including physical, occupational, speech, and developmental therapies and are consistently establishing new and innovative programs to assist children in all levels of their development.

Mental Health

Resolve Crisis Services

Resolve Crisis Services is 24/7 mental health crisis resource. The drop in center requires no appointment. A mobile team can travel anywhere in Allegheny CO to service individuals, and there is a 24 hr hotline that folks can call to access services.

Legal

Southwestern PA Legal Aid

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid offers legal advice and representation to help people who are:

Looking for work and need barriers cleared;
Trying to rebuild their credit after falling into debt;
Attempting to restore their mortgage;
Victimized by abuse or discrimination; and
Protecting their children.

Educational Institution

Temple University Harrisburg

Community Health Worker training, ongoing education, and advocacy.

Harm Reduction

The Open Door, Inc

The Open Door, Inc provides affordable, safe and supportive homes foe individuals living with HIV who are not eligible for more traditional housing programs. The also provide payee services to individuals who experience housing instability but may need the additional support of a housing program. They welcome all people including those who use substances, have mental health diagnoses and have criminal histories.

Community Org/NGO

Women for a healthy environment

Women for a healthy environment is a nonprofit environment health organization that educates residents about public health risks.

Food Insecurity

412 food rescue

Fighting hunger and waste of food via a mobile app. Volunteers can log on and find food that an organization would like to donate and someone will pick up the food and deliver it to another organization in need.

Community Org/NGO

Age Well Pittsburgh

AgeWell Pittsburgh assists older adults and their caregivers in maintaining a healthy and independent life. AgeWell Pittsburgh is a collaboration between the Jewish Association on Aging, the Jewish Community Center, and JFCS Pittsburgh. With the help of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the three agencies came together in 2004 to better serve the older adults of the greater Pittsburgh community.

Through cooperation and teamwork, the three agencies could reach more seniors in more efficient and effective ways and achieve their collective goal/mission of helping seniors stay independent in the community for as long as possible. By having one number to reach many programs and services for older adults from several different organizations, AgeWell Pittsburgh serves as the gateway to maintaining the lifestyle seniors would like to keep.
Services are: Care Services, Food & Nutrition, Programs & Support, Transportation.
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, info@agewellpgh.org, 412-442-0400

Foundation

Bartko Foundation

The Bartko Foundation is a private non- profit organization whose mission is to invest in the self sufficiency of single minority mothers. Their purpose is to assist these women in achieving goals they have set for themselves and to help them continue positive progress in their life's journey. They generally focus their support on goals related to education, transportation, housing and employment. Bartko Foundation also partners with sponsoring agencies and organizations that work with women whose needs may "fall through the cracks", side tracking them from being self-sufficient. Sponsors help Applicants through application process and help with submitting applicants story about herself. You can also contact the Bartko Found via phone: (412) 371-1142 For any further information.

Community Org/NGO

Breathe PA

Breathe PA offers a variety of community based education and prevention programs to residents of southwestern PA. They also offer income based patient assistance for respiratory patients with medical supply needs.

Trauma-Informed Care

Center for Victims

Provides 24 hour crisis hotline to support emergency needs of crime victims and witnesses.
Provides various Victim services, Domestic violence services and Sexual assault services.

Health Center

Cornerstone Care Community Health Centers

Cornerstone Care Community Health Centers offer a wide variety of services. These services include: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Dental, Vision, Psychiatry & Counseling, Chiropractic Care, Podiatry, and Outreach. Cornerstone has locations throughout Greene, Fayette, Allegheny, and Washington Counties.

Food Insecurity

East End Community Center

East End Community Center offers after school programs, assistance with food, community resources

Community Org/NGO

Goodwill SWPA

Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work. This mission continues to be supported through the items that are donated to our retail stores, which fund programs to help people find and keep jobs and obtain financial stability.

Community Org/NGO

HopeWorx, Inc

The mission of HopeWorx is to promote the continued development of a community environment which supports and believes in the expertise and passion of consumers to create and direct their own paths to health and recovery, leading to the ultimate goal of reliance of oneself or one’s own power.

Community Org/NGO

Mesothelioma Hope

Providing Hope for Mesothelioma Patients
We are committed to providing hopeful information and resources on top mesothelioma treatments, specialists, financial options, and more

Mental Health

NIMH Suicide Risk Screening Tool

The Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) tool is a set of four brief suicide screening questions that takes 20 seconds to administer.

Trauma-Informed Care

Partners in Health

We believe quality health care is a universal human right. Around the world, we fight injustice by providing care first to those who need it most.

Harm Reduction

Prevention Point Pittsburgh

The mission of Prevention Point Pittsburgh is to promote and advocate for the reduction of harms associated with injection and other forms of drug use, and to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, other blood borne infections, and overdose.

Community Org/NGO

Roar Center

MCCDA’s ROAR Center is the first sober environment center of its kind in Mercer County. It offers a safe and sober environment where people in all phases of their addiction can drop in for a meeting, a cup of coffee, and activities to engage with others who offer support to one another. The center provides opportunity for people to get involved in community activities, volunteer work, and to receive referrals to address the needs of the participant. We offer a community service through Mercer County Courthouse for those who need to complete hours as per the court.

Mental Health

Stigma

Podcast Episode 1 - Why Stigma Exists: In this episode of Let’s Talk Stigma, we will hear the voices of three different individuals who will share their perspectives on why they believe stigma with opioid use disorders exists and how we can begin to reflect on our own biases and recognize ways we need to change.

Community Org/NGO

The Big Burgh

A mobile-optimized website that pulls together services that can help the homeless (or those at risk of homelessness) in the City of Pittsburgh. Includes only services that are good, free, and welcoming of those without an address.

Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma-Informed Care Implementation Resource Hub

This website, developed by the Center for Health Care Strategies, provides resources from trauma-informed care leaders across the country to help improve patient outcomes, increase patient and staff resilience, and reduce avoidable health care service use and costs. While geared toward health care, many of these lessons from this website can be applied elsewhere, including in social services and education.

Mental Health

Women's Center & Shelter

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh is a source of hope for survivors of domestic abuse. By offering a holistic approach to healing, our programs and services provide the safety and support survivors deserve. We welcome survivors of domestic violence at different stages in their journey and work with them to meet their personal, individual needs.
412-687-8005

Mental Health

988

Dial 988 if experiencing a mental health crisis.

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States.

Health Center

Alternative YES

Alternatives.Yes offers free pregnancy testing, pregnancy/parenting classes, material assistance, referrals and many other programs.

Community Org/NGO

Bethany Community Ministries

Bethany Community Ministries is a faith based non profit whose mission is transforming lives through service. They do this through a number of programs such as their Masters Kitchen that helps to address food insecurity. The senior care coordination program provides vaccines and health screenings to underserved communities and populations. Bethany also has a summer camp and a shawl project that made masks at the beginning of the pandemic. Bethany is a wealth of resources and connects services to many underserved communities.

Governmental Agency

CDC Community Health Worker (CHW) Toolkit

Resources on this page include: Online courses, lessons learned, and best practices to help state health departments train and further build capacity for CHWs in their communities.
Training and education materials for CHWs to use within their communities.

Health Center

Centerville Clinics, Inc

Centerville Clinics, Inc. provides total healthcare to over 40,000 individuals. We have offices in Washington, Greene and Fayette counties. We offer medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Most satellite offices have a lab on site. Our main clinic offers a pharmacy that can ship medications to outside offices. For more information on services, please check our website.

Mental Health

Crisis Center North

Crisis Center North’s 24/7 hotline is free and confidential for anyone affected by domestic violence. Call to learn more about our services, schedule an appointment, or just for emotional support. We are always here to offer support. Visit the Resources page for referrals to other community resources and groups.
412-364-5556

Community Org/NGO

FindHelp.org

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic

Community Org/NGO

Green Grocer

Green Grocer is a mobile farmers market that is designed to travel into communities affected by food apartheid to provide the fresh food options that are currently missing from the landscape.

Food Insecurity

Just Harvest

Just Harvest addresses the root causes of hunger in Allegheny County through a focus on economic justice and food access.

Health Center

Metro Community Health Center

This is an FQHC clinic with a significant amount of community outreach. Primary service area is in the east of Pittsburgh with a clinic located in Swissvale. Services include traditional primary medical care, gynecology, pharmacy, behavioral health and dental services. Outreach includes health fairs in Allegheny county, transportation, vaccination clinics and patient navigators. A key population for service is the LGBT; PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) Clinic for the prevention of HIV. Same day clinic visits are offered - Just call 412-247-2310.

Association

National Association of Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers united nationally to support communities in achieving health, equity and social justice.

Community Org/NGO

Pennsylvania Healthcare Benefits Support Program

The mission of PHBSP is to provide counseling and education services to Pennsylvania residents to enable them to access high quality, affordable healthcare.

Community Org/NGO

Prince of Peace Center

POPC is An Affiliate of Catholic Charities, Diocese OF Erie. It is a non-profit social service agency dedicated to strengthening families, building community, and reducing poverty throughout Mercer County, PA. POPC can assist with and connect to resources for rent, utilities, housing, food, clothing, furniture, appliances and PA Workwear apparel provider. POPC offers AWESOME(Assistance With Education, Shelter, Organization, Money Management, and Employment) classes to those who are ready to take the next step in self-sufficiency.
POPC also offers Family Support Services case management to individuals and families in crisis. Emergency food bags are available as well as special holiday food distributions. The Soup Kitchen provides free community meals Monday & Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00.This has shifted to grab-and-go model due to COVID-19.

Community Org/NGO

Salvation Army

Second largest charity in USA. We have a presence in almost every zip code throughout the nation. The Salvation Army has been supporting those in need for 150 years. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled and elderly, temporary housing, spiritual programs, holiday assistance, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children.

Community Org/NGO

Supports for Success

Supports for Success provides participants with one-on-one case management, employment and education support services, resources, and referrals that assist in increasing self-sufficiency through the achievement of education, employment, housing, financial, and other identified goals.

Association

The EveryONE Project - Neighborhood Navigator

The site provides screening tools to identify patients’ social needs and address health equity. The Neighborhood Navigator is an interactive tool to connect patients with supportive resources in their neighborhoods. It lists more than 40,000 social services by zip code.

Health Center

Washington Health System

Providing the community with an integrated healthcare system centered around patients and families that is comprised of leading medical experts, advanced technology and innovative procedures.

Community Org/NGO

Youth Empowerment Project

America of Pennsylvania’s Youth Empowerment Project of Sharpsburg (YEP) is a new Summer Food Service Sponsor for the Lower Allegheny Valley area. With Summer Youth Café sites in Sharpsburg, Millvale, and Blawnox, YEP is feeding youth ages 18 and under who need meals this summer.

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