Resources 

Other Resources for You and Your Family

Please take a look at these other family support services and resources in Allegheny County.

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ACHIEVA

www.achieva.info
ACHIEVA is a leader in the field of disabilities, an organization known for its innovative programs and steadfast dedication to children and adults and adults with disabilities and their families

711 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 995-5000

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AddictionCenter.com

www.addictioncenter.com

AddictionCenter.com is a web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options.  Pennsylvania’s drug-induced mortality rate is alarmingly higher than the national average. Our goal is to increase awareness of the addiction epidemic spreading through the state.

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Allegheny Children's Initiative

www.pfq.org
ACE is committed to advocating for and coordinating community-based, family-oriented mental health services to children and adolescents for whom interventions and supports have been limited, not available, or unproductive.

2304 Jane Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 431-8006

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Allegheny Valley Association of Churches

www.avaoc.org
Allegheny Valley Association of Churches provides a variety of social services such as a food bank, emergency assistance, summer camp scholarship, MLK scholarship, supportive services, energy assistance and Hospitality Homes.

1913 Freeport Road Natrona Heights, PA 15065
(724) 226-0606

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Bethlehem Haven

www.bethlehemhaven.org
Bethlehem Haven does more than provide shelter for its clients. The organization acts as a gateway to community, healthcare and services necessary to meet the end goal of permanent housing.

Each year, the organization helps thousands of homeless women through services ranging from street outreach and housing to health care and employment support. Bethlehem Haven ensures every woman it serves regains the self-respect and confidence needed to be on her own again.

1410 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh
(412) 391-1348

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Bradley University-Online Masters of Arts in Counseling Program

http://onlinedegrees.bradley.edu/resources/infographics/mental-health-in-america/
In 2014 alone, about 43.6 million Americans 18 years or older (18.1 percent of the U.S. adult population) experienced some form of mental health problem. (Our) mental health system is in need of an overhaul, and the U.S. is experiencing a shortage of mental health workers.
Infographic created by Bradley University’s Online Master of Arts in Counseling Program. To learn more, click on the link above.

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Cerebral Palsy Guidance

https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/
We are a comprehensive informational website on cerebral palsy whose mission is providing quality cerebral palsy information and assistance to families in need.

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Cerebral Palsy Group

https://cerebralpalsygroup.com
The Cerebral Palsy Group provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy.

400 Putnam Pike. Suite J #242
Smithfield, RI 02917

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The CP Lawyer, A Cerebral Palsy Law Firm

http://www.thecplawyer.com/our-firm

With more than 30 years of experience fighting for the rights of children with Cerebral Palsy and their families, we know what options are available for your family to pursue, and what measures need to be taken to pursue all the compensation available under the law.

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Community Human Services Corporation

www.chscorp.org
Community Human Services Corporation seeks to enhance people's lives and strengthen communities by providing opportunities to develop individual potential and by delivering comprehensive services that maximize the health and well-being of those it serves in South Oakland and the greater Pittsburgh area.

372 Lawn Street, Pittsburgh
(412) 621-4708

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Consumer Health and Safety

www.consumersafety.org/
www.consumersafety.org/drugs/
ConsumerSafety.org strives to make information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products accessible to everyone in a transparent, easily understandable way.

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Department of Human Services-Children's Team

www.alleghenycounty.us
DHS OBH Bureau of Children's Team offers trainings to anyone interested in acquiring additional information on services like the Student Assistance Program, Individualized Educations Plans for students with special needs or on special education legislation and regulations for DHS and provider agencies serving children in Allegheny County.

One Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 350-6611

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Department of Human Services-Office of Children, Youth and Families

www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/cyf
CYF provides a wide range of preventive, protection and supportive services to work with children and families, with emphasis on family preservation. These direct services are done through caseworkers, caseaides, and a network of contracted agencies

One Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 473-2000

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Dress for Success

www.dressforsuccess.org
The mission of Dress for Success Pittsburgh is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by helping them gain and retain meaningful employment.

332 5th Ave # 510, Pittsburgh
(412) 201-4204

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The Drug Center
www.drugcenter.com

The Drug Center is devoted to providing comprehensive, trusted information on many popular drugs and devices. We offer the latest news on recalls, research studies and safety communications within the pharmaceutical industry.

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Drug Rehab.com

www.drugrehab.com/
Is an organization that provides answers to the questions that people have about addiction and substance abuse. The is an informational resource for those impacted by alcohol and drug dependence. Resources include extensive information on commonly abused drugs, support groups, help guides for teens, parents, and college students.

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Drug Rehab Connections

www.drugrehabconnections.com
An informational website that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together by providing available information and support on different addictions and recovery resources.

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Drug Dangers

www.DrugDangers.com
Drug Dangers was developed to educate the public and lend a hand to people who have been affected by defective drugs and medical devices. Our goal at Drug Dangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently available on the market today.

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Family Resources

www.familyresourcesofpa.org
Family Resources provides the following services: Child Abuse Prevention, Community Services for Families, Treatment Services, Advocacy and Parent Education and Training.

141 South Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 363-1702

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Family Services of Western PA

www.fswp.org
Family Services provides programs for people with emotional problems, mental health, intellectual disabilities, or drug or alcohol problems, including outpatient services; adult daily living education; crisis intervention; individual and family counseling; drug and alcohol counseling; and marital counseling. We also provide prevention services for those at risk of emotional, social, or substance abuse problems through several area school systems and at our community locations.

6401 Penn Ave # 2, Pittsburgh
(412) 661-1681

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Family Support Centers

www.alleghenycountyfamilysupport.org
Family Support Centers serves primarily families with children ages birth to five years and provides a core of services. They are community-based and are governed by participants.

One Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 350-5701

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Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

www.goodwillswpa.org
We reuse and recycle your donations to help us improve job and educational skills, careers and lives. Our well known stores, which are vitally important, are just part of the big picture. Goodwill is a widely recognized leader and community partner in helping people gain the many benefits of work to improve their quality of life. With the financial support of our stores and other funding sources, we provide expert services to help people overcome physical, mental, educational, social and economic barriers that stand between them and having a meaningful job.

2600 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh
(412) 481-9005

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Grace Period

www.graceperiod.org
Grace Period wants to offer you a reasonable solution for all of your cash needs. We are a non-profit organization started with donated funds and partnered with local Pittsburgh, PA churches. Grace Period can help you gain access to funds you need and have resources in place for your next time, and isn't there always a next time!?

632 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh
(412) 489-4529

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Homelessness / Tuck Sleep

https://www.tuck.com/sleeping-homeless/
Tuck Sleep maintains a portal to help increase awareness and help those affected by homelessness. The portal contains complete directory of all emergency shelters in the US, organized by stare, with contact information (phone, web and address) as well as the services they offer.

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Human Services Administration Organization

www.hsao.info
HSAO provides individualized, specialized, and enhanced service coordination to both children and adults with behavioral health needs.

2801 Custer Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(412) 884-4500

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Invisions Human Services

www.invisionhs.org
InVision Human Services is a family of companies that provide services and products designed to transform the lives of people who are experiencing significant life challenges. Founded in 1992, InVision’s family of companies supports adults with services and products available through our subsidiaries. InVision Customized Services, our flagship company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides very customized supports for people of all ages with intellectual, physical, neurological and other disabilities. InVision Foundation is also a 501(c)(3), and is InVision’s vehicle for receiving and disseminating contributions for our subsidiaries. InVision Integrated Behavioral Health is our most recently incorporated 501(c)(3) and is uniquely designed to consider both the intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD) as well as the mental health concerns.

12450 Perry Highway, Wexford, PA 15090
(724) 933-5100

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Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh

www.jfcspgh.org
The professional staff at JF&CS is dedicated to helping you successfully cope with lifecycle transitions and crises. We help thousands of people every year, offering services within an environment of caring and respect for human dignity, privacy and diversity.

5743 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh
(412) 422-7200

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Kingsley Association

www.kingsleyassociation.org
The Kingsley Association works diligently to provide comprehensive, culturally relevant, educational, recreational, and social programming that positively impacts the lives of youth, their families, and the East End communities of East Liberty, Garfield, Point Breeze, Homewood, Lincoln, Larimer, Lemington, Belmar, East Hills, Wilkinsburg, and beyond.

6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh
(412) 661-8751

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Law office of Jennifer O. Price

www.jenniferpricelaw.com
Attorney Price handles matters in criminal defense, juvenile delinquency, and special education, and children with disabilities. “Protecting rights in the Courtroom and Classroom”.
3950 William Penn Highway
Suite 6
Murrysville, PA 15668
Office: 724-519-7587
Fax: 724-519-7588

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Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net
MHA provides programs and services that support the health of mind and body and work to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and addiction for all.

1945 5th Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 661-7860

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Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

https://www.mesothelioma.com/mesothelioma/
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance provides information on the disease and its cause, links people to doctors, cancer centers and clinical trials in their area, as well as emerging treatment options and survivor stories.

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NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania

www.namiswpa.org
We believe all adults, children and adolescents affected by mental illness, as well as their connected family members and involved health care professionals, need a collective voice that promotes improvements in quality of care and cultivates the development of, and access to, resources encouraging recovery efforts. Staff, board members and volunteers are dedicated to meeting these goals by:

105 Braunlich Drive, Pittsburgh
(412) 366-3788

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North Hills Community Outreach

www.nhco.org
NHCO serves individuals and families all of northern Allegheny County. Their services include: two food pantries, utility assistance, emergency financial help, college scholarships for nontraditional adults, support groups and more.

1975 Ferguson Road Pittsburgh, PA 15101
(412) 487-6316

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Pennsylvania Families Incorporated

www.pafamiliesinc.org
PA Families Is a statewide network that shares the common concerns about children and their special needs, bring groups together and uses the power of all families to bring about change in the community, county and state.

431 Dever Hollow Road
Templeton, PA 16259
1-800-947-4941

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Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

www.paar.net
PAAR's mission is to respond to survivors of sexual violence with crisis intervention and counseling, educate the community to prevent sexual violence, and advocate for systems to respond to and prevent sexual violence. PAAR's hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1(866) END-RAPE.

81 South 19th Street, Pittsburgh
(412) 431-5665

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The Recovery Village

www.therecoveryvillage.com
We are here to help. Our expertise draws from the real life experiences of our founder and staff. We’ve been there, and we can help you get out. We treat addictions  to alcohol, cocaine, opiates,methamphetamines, prescription drugs, as well as co-occurring disorders and eating disorders.

888-680-9803

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Rx Dangers

www.rxdangers.com/
Easy to navigate online database is constantly being updated with drug recall news, and provides comprehensive, unbiased information about serious side effects, complications, and interactions of commonly prescribed drugs.

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Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Inc.

www.tcv.net
Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR provides a continuum of services, care and support that empowers individuals, families and communities with behavioral, mental health, substance abuse and/or developmental issues to sustain their recovery and achieve the important possibilities in their lives.

723 Braddock Avenue Suite 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15104
(412) 351-0222

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Urban League-Greater Pittsburgh

www.ulpgh.org
Esther L. Bush is President and CEO of one of the most accomplished affiliates in the country, with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh earning 5 out of 5 in the most recent review by the National Urban League. The Pittsburgh affiliate offers education, employment and housing programs to more than 28,000 individuals each year as well as programs tailored to specific needs such as helping formerly incarcerated parents find jobs, encouraging African American adolescent men to set high standards and challenging goals for themselves, preparing prospective buyers for homeownership, getting families with pre-schoolers ready for school success, and more.

610 Wood St, Pittsburgh
(412) 227-4802

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Vehicles for Veterans

www.vehiclesforveterans.org
You can help disabled veterans by donating a car, truck, boat, RV, ATV, or motorcycle, whether the vehicle runs or not. Your vehicle donation helps us support veterans' programs that provide strength and encouragement to the disabled veterans who have served our country.

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Wheels for Wishes, Benefiting Make A Wish, Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia

pittsburgh.wheelsforwishes.org/pittsburgh-pennsylvania/
Wheels For Wishes is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit car donation program established to benefit charities such as the local chapters of Make-A-Wish®. Since our founding in 2009, Wheels for Wishes has donated over 25 million dollars to the chapters of Make-A-Wish helping them grant thousands and thousands of wishes for children across the country who have been diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. No matter where you live, you can donate a car to benefit your local chapter of Make-A-Wish. The vehicles we receive are either auctioned to new owners or recycled, and the proceeds from their sale stay local and benefit your local Make-A-Wish chapter.

Pittsburgh US Steel Tower, 600 Grant Street, Suite 660, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
1-855-244-9474

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