Community Resources

PA 211, United Way Hotline
Connects people of Southwestern Pennsylvania to housing, community, health, and disaster services. The service is available by phone or online, offers 24/7 access and is confidential.

resolve Crisis Services
Provides 24/7/365 mobile crisis, walk-in and crisis residential services that are available to any Allegheny County resident. Services include crisis counseling and support by a trained counselor, information about how to get needed services, referral to additional crisis, treatment, and other behavioral health supports.

Addison Behavioral Care
Provides culturally sensitive services to individuals and families that help them focus on their quality of life; specializing in substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment.

Allegheny County Health Department
Provides medication and immunization assistance to Allegheny County residents.

Allegheny County Drug and Alcohol Services
Information and referrals for residents of Allegheny County who are uninsured and underinsured.

Allegheny County Housing Authority
Low-rent public housing for families and senior citizens; operates units in the Section 8 Housing Program and Low Income Public Housing to provide eligible low-income families with rent assistance.

Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Families (CYF)
Intake Office: 412-473-2000
PA ChildLine: 1-800-932-0313
protects children, 18 years of age and younger, from abuse and neglect and works with families to provide a safe and loving permanent home for children.

Allegheny Intermediate Unit DART
For eligible young children who have a developmental delay, provide in-depth assessment aimed at identifying a child's individual strengths and needs, and recommend and provide appropriate early intervention services.

Allies for Health and Wellbeing
Specializes in HIV, hepatitis C, and STI testing and care, gender-affirming care, and inclusive primary care.

Angels’ Place 
Provides child care services and early childhood education programs at no cost or at significantly reduced rates to qualifying parents.

  • North Side
    2615 Norwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214
  • Swissvale
    2538 Woodstock Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Center for Victims
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 1-866-644-2882
Provides services for victims of crime, domestic violence, or sexual assault including therapy and counseling, medical advocacy, legal support, safety planning, and more.

Community Human Services
Provides residential support, housing assistance, emergency shelter, a food pantry, and mental health services for low-income families and those experiencing homelessness.

Crisis Center North
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 412-364-5556

HOPE Center - Tarentum
24-hour Hotline: 724-224-1266
Emergency 30-day shelter for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence or homelessness. Provides prevention and supportive services, legal advocacy. The Center is wheelchair accessible and open 24 hours.

Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

Mental Health America of Southwestern PA
Dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service.

Specializes in connecting people with the resources and tools they need to recover from opioid addiction and would be a valuable resource for your residents looking for recovery help.

National Institute of Mental Health

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Offers crisis intervention about domestic violence, and nationwide referrals to domestic violence programs to both victims and significant others. Hotline Advocates are available to speak to callers in both English and Spanish. Advocates also have access to translators in 139 languages.

Improves the well-being of the LGBTQ+ community in Western PA through advocacy, outreach, prevention, and training.

PGH Equality Center
Serves as a bridge that promotes education, advocacy, and social justice for all LGBTQIA+ people and allies in Western Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR)
24-hour Hotline: 1-866-363-7273
Confidential intervention and counseling for victims of sexual violence, 24 hours.

Pittsburgh Community Services Inc.- Neighborhood Safety Program
(NSP) is a crime and disaster prevention program that helps at-risk and low to moderate income families who reside in the City of Pittsburgh to have safer homes. Eligible residents may receive an array of installed home security and safety items free of charge.

The Pittsburgh Area Center for Treatment (PACT)

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh's Hunger Services
Pantry referral and emergency food provided.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Serves income-eligible and medically or nutritionally at-risk pregnant women, breastfeeding and bottle-feeding mothers, infants and children up to the age of five.

Womanspace East, Inc.
Provides emergency shelter to families with dependent children.

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
24-hour Hotline: 412-687-8005
Temporary emergency shelter, counseling, and support services for female survivors of domestic violence.

YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Provides early learning, child development, & education programs at two locations in Pittsburgh.

  • Homewood-Brushton
    6907 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
  • Propel Braddock Hills
  • 1500 Yost Blvd #3, Pittsburgh, PA 15221