To create an accessible, culturally competent, integrated, and comprehensive human services system that ensures individually tailored, seamless, and holistic services to Allegheny County residents - especially vulnerable population.
AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
AmeriCorps members serve with more than 2,000 nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based and community organizations. Since 1994, more than 400,000 men and women have provided needed assistance to millions of Americans across the nation through their AmeriCorps service.
Auberle has been dedicated to the mission of caring for and healing abused, neglected and troubled children throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania for over 50 years. We have been able to help thousands of children and their families through our residential care, foster care, emergency shelter, in-home intervention, education and community programs. Family preservation, the reuniting of families in a positive home environment and preparing children to be responsible adults are the ultimate goals of Auberle.
Building on a long standing tradition, Circle C Youth and Family Services provides a safe environment and therapeutic relationships for children and families at risk. With a focus on strengths, we are committed to assisting children and their families in building solid foundations and supports within their own family and the community.Our goal is to instill personal growth and positive values and achieve permanency for each child.
KidsVoice provides a voice for rights, and a voice of experience for children who otherwise cannot speak for themselves. KidsVoice vigilantly guides each child through the court process and ensures that every agency involved meets the full range of the child’s needs. Through in-depth investigation, KidsVoice delivers informed recommendations and advocates in court for the child's best interests –in court and beyond— making a dramatic difference in the lives of children, parents and the community at large.
KidsVoice ensures that the most appropriate services are in place to protect children from future harm, with the ultimate goal of providing a safe and permanent home for every child.
The Hill House serves clients through five strategic program areas: early learning and child development, youth services, family and workforce development, senior services and neighborhood services. In addition, the agency offers complementary health and human services to its clients through 10 tenant agencies that reside on the Hill House campus.
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Forceis dedicated to saving, sustaining, and empowering the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and preventing the spread of infections. Through compassionate and caring work, the PATF provides seamless services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force fights to break the cycles of prejudice, apathy, and denial that are leading to increasing rates of HIV infection, AIDS, and death.
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania believes in the natural right of each individual to manage his or her fertility regardless of the individual's income, marital status, age, national origin or residence.
Planned Parenthood also believe that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary
and preserve the individual's right to privacy.
The University of Pittsburgh Independent Living Project, or ILP, is a Title IV-E, federally-funded, state-administered program to prepare foster care youth, ages 16-21, for their transition from foster care to independence; e.g. when they will no longer be under the care of a local Children and Youth agency and must have the skills ot live on their own.
Ward Home is a pioneer for independent living programs for displaced teenagers looking to make the transition from the social services system to adult life.
Ward Home strives to enable youths to maximize their potential as human beings and grow into responsible, self-reliant adults. Today we operate three independent living facilities (Supervised Independent Living) for teen girls, teen boys and teen parents as well as an in-home service (Ward Independent Skills Enhancement) that teaches disadvantaged teens, living on their own or with foster parents, the life skills they need to succeed in the adult world.
Pennsylvania CareerLink is a cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services to job seekers, employers and other Interested Individuals. These services are also available in your local Pennsylvania CareerLink office or participating agency.
To support human service provider organizations committed to assisting individuals and families who are in transition, or crisis, and are disconnected from their support system.
The Educational Opportunity Center is a Federal TRIO program. It is designed to provide information and counseling to adults who would like to go to college or other post secondary education institutions.
The Pittsburgh Job Corps Center opened its doors in 1972. The Center currently serves approximately 850 young men and women. Operated by ResCare Inc., the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center encompasses residential, educational, career & technology training, off-center training, social skills counseling, recreation and wellness services. The Pittsburgh Job Corps Center is a place where you can learn a trade, get an education and be placed on a job. Job Corps is a stepping stone to meaningful employment that can support you throughout your life.