Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Below is a list of support services and local resources compiled by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Sickle Cell Program staff to assist parents who have concerns about housing, utilities or employment. The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America provides additional information about support services for families dealing with sickle cell disease.
Children’s sickle cell social worker will assist families of children with sickle cell disease find adequate housing through agencies such as the office of Housing and Urban Development. Verification of medical diagnosis may be needed. For more information, contact Tia Martin, MSW, at 412-692-6072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If meeting your utilities bill is a concern, first talk directly to your utility carrier. Next, the public utility commission may offer additional options at www.puc.state.pa.us/
Remember: think ahead. Call before your service is terminated. Options are limited once service is turned off. Contact Tia Martin, MSW, at 412-692-6072 or email@example.com if you require further assistance or proof of medical diagnosis.
Employment issues may cause extra stress for patients and families dealing with sickle cell disease. Be proactive. For the best outcome, discuss your situation in advance with your employer. Children’s Sickle Cell Program staff can assist you with employment concerns, such as applying for Family or Medical Leave (FMLA). For more information, contact Tia Martin, MSW, at 412-692-6072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
No child should be without health insurance. In the state of Pennsylvania, options include Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as well as social security/disability benefits. For more information about the option that best suits your needs, contact Tia Martin, MSW, at 412-692-6072 or email@example.com.
During times your child may be hospitalized, please view our list of overnight accommodations for parents and siblings.
Counseling and Family Services:
Catholic Charities of Diocese of Pittsburgh
Magee-Womens Behavioral Health
Day Care Information:
Domestic Abuse Help:
Women’s Center and Shelter
Domestic Violence Hotline
Allegheny County Housing-sect 8
Infant/Maternity Clothing Support:
Welcome Little Ones
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Neighborhood Legal Services
Legal Advocacy Office
Parenting Classes and Support:
Family Resources Warmline
Parents Without Partners
Healthy Start Male Initiative
Reduced Price Entertainment:
Tickets for Kids
Residential services for women with children (bridge housing):
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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