COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Senior Services

Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging provides information and services that can benefit older adults.

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/About/Offices/Area-Agency-on-Aging.aspx

 

Allegheny County Health Department

The Health Department offers different services, programs, and resources to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Allegheny County residents.

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/healthdepartment/index.aspx

 

Allegheny County Senior Resource Guide

 

The resource guide contains various programs and services available to older adults categorized and indexed.

https://issuu.com/pghseniornews/docs/2021acsrg_final

 

Access Transportation

ACCESS is a coordinated, shared-ride paratransit service, which provides door-to-door, advanced reservation transportation in Allegheny County

https://myaccessride.com/

 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Senior Box Program

The program supplements seniors’ diets with a monthly package of nutritious USDA commodities.

https://pittsburghfoodbank.org/what-we-do/individuals-families/senior-boxes/

 

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh provides home improvements, repairs, and referrals for low-income homeowners to create safe and healthy homes.

https://rtpittsburgh.org/

 

AARP

AARP focuses on issues affecting those over the age of fifty.

https://local.aarp.org/pittsburgh-pa/

 

Family Engagement Services

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Provides emergency financial assistance for families experiencing hardship with making rental payment.

https://www.dhs.pa.gov/ERAP/Pages/ERAP.aspx

 

LIHEAP

Provides grant funding toward utility assistance.

https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx

 

Dollar Energy

Provides up to a one-time $500 grant funds to support with utility assistance.

https://www.dollarenergy.org/need-help/pennsylvania/

 

YWCA

Provide resources for women for social justice and help families and strengthen communities.

https://www.ywca.org/

 

Steel Smiling

Mental health services and workshops.

https://www.steelsmilingpgh.org/

 

SNAP Benefits

Provide support to register and sign up for SNAP benefits.

https://pittsburghfoodbank.org/what-we-do/individuals-families/snap-and-life-stabilization-services/

 

PCSI Housing List

A monthly updated housing list with units available throughout Allegheny County.

https://www.pghcsi.org/copy-of-training-and-workforce-deve

 

House Then the Car

Assists African American families with education around home buying.

https://housethenthecar.com/

 

St Vincent De Paul

One time assistance for rent, utilities, or other financial needs.

https://svdppitt.org/

 

Neighborhood Legal Services

Offers free or low-cost legal options.

https://www.nlsa.us/

 

Financial Empower Center

Offers free financial counseling.

https://pittsburghpa.gov/fec/

 

Adult Engagement Services

Black AIDS Institute

HIV awareness, education and prevention information specifically focused on engaging the black community on a national level.

www.blackAIDS.org

 

Allies for Health + Wellbeing

STI testing and care along with full service medical clinic.

www.alliespgh.org

 

AIDS Free Pittsburgh

Resource hub for HIV prevention and testing sites, PrEP navigation and latest local HIV statistics.

www.AIDSfreepittsburgh.org