Get Assistance Through Our Programs

Non-profit organizations working in partnership to address the needs of individuals and families in our neighborhoods, Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania. ~

Use the links below to find organizations in our area that provide funding, workshops, social services counseling and support programs for women in transition, single-parent families in need of assistance, and children and youth.

Help and Support

United Way 211 providing call-in assistance, by zip code, to service organizations near you.

Allegheny Link The mission of the Allegheny Link is to simplify and streamline access to services and supports in an effort to help individuals and families maintain their independence, dignity and quality of life.

Union Aid Society emergency assistance for Quaker Valley residents.

North Hills Community Outreach emergency assistance for North Hills residents.

Bartko Foundation assisting minority single women with self-sufficiency.

Hebrew Free Loan Association

HLFA of Pittsburgh offers interest-free loans on a nonsectarian basis to residents of Allegheny County who may not qualify for assistance through other institutions. Interest-free loans, instead of charity, help people achieve their goals while retaining financial stability and independence.

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

JF&CS is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization. Services are provided and referrals are made without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, handicap or disability.

The Center for Women

The Center for Women provides programming, services, and referrals to women in transition with the goal of financial literacy and economic independence.

Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time
APOST Youth Portal lists events and activities in our area to keep youth busy and having fun year round, along with a list of resources in the community, and online, to help you get the most out of after-school time.

Fresh Starts

Light of Life Women and Children
embraces single mothers and their children whose lives have been ravaged by homelessness, addiction and abusive relationships.

Hearth provides transitional housing for women with as many as four children, helping them become independent and economically self-sufficient..

Benet Woods is a development that will provide attractive, permanent, affordable rental housing below market rates for working individuals and families. There will be 6 new duplexes in Ross Township.

Self-Development of People  is an organization of “people helping people” through grants to promote economic mobility.

Goodwill Employment Training Center preparing individuals for new careers.