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Supportive Services Links

 

GreatSchools is the country's leading source of information on school performance. With listings of 200,000 public and private schools serving students from preschool through high school and more than 800,000 parent ratings and reviews, GreatSchools has become the go-to guide for parents aiming to make a smart school choice. http://www.greatschools.org/

Center for Victims is the most comprehensive and inclusive provider of services, advocacy and education for victims of all crimes. 24 Hour Hotline 1-888-644-2882; Pittsburgh Office:  5916 Penn Avenue,  Pittsburgh, PA  15206, phone: 412-482-3240. http://www.centerforvictims.org/

Lutheran Service Society is a non-profit, faith-based provider of social services that enhances the quality of life and promotes the dignity and independence of persons in need. The Center is open Monday through Friday, except major holidays to provide a nutritious lunch and health and wellness programs. www.lsswpa.org

The Jewish Association on Aging serves the older population of the Greater Pittsburgh Community, their families, and their caregivers. Our mission is to assure and coorinate a comprehensive network of quality services and facilities emphasizing Jewish values and maximizing the independence of the aging population we service. www.jaapgh.org

The mission of Bethany House Academy is to prepare the children, youth, and adults of Northview Heights and St. Clair Village academically, socially, economically, and spiritually for lifelong learning, achievement, health, and prosperity. www.bhaweb.org

The aim of Family Resources is to reduce the prevalence of child abuse in Western Pennsylvania by providing innovative and comprehensive services that change public behavior and policy and intervene with families at risk. www.familyresourcesofpa.org

North Side Christian Health Center is a Christian ministry that provides comprehensive primary health care to underserved and uninsured persons on the Northside and surrounding neighborhoods. www.nschc.org

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force vision is to be the leader in providing innovative support services that improve the health and quality of life for all individuals living with HIV/AIDS and to be relentless in preventing the spread of the virus. www.patf.org

The YouthPlaces mission ensures that underserved, high risk youth ages 12-18 engage in quality after-school programs within their own neighborhoods that are shaped by the community and youth leaders in order to develop the skills of youth and increase their opportunity for success. www.youthplaces.org

Ursuline Senior Services: Our Mission: ... helping older adults age with dignity. www.ursulineseniorservices.org

UPMC Living-At-Home Program utilizes a proactive preventive approach to geriatric care, which provides optimal care for all clients, regardless of health or debility. www.upmc.com

FamilyLinks is here to help individuals and families who are struggling with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, addictions, abuse, behavioral problems, illnesses and other life challenges. www.familylinks.org

City of Pittsburgh, Parks and Recreation – Senior Healthy Active Living Program The Senior Centers in Bernice Crawley Glen Hazel High Rise and Northview Heights are open Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., except for major holidays to provide free nutritious lunch and health and wellness programs. http://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/

Pennsylvania College Access Program is a nonprofit statewide educational workforce development outreach program working to provide assistance to individuals completing applications for college, business and technical schools. PA CAP also assists in completing the FAFSA form, financial aid papers, student loans and scholarship research for individuals who might otherwise never have the opportunity to attend or graduate from college. www.pa-cap.org

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is working toward our mission to feed the hungry in southwestern PA and mobilize our region to end hunger! www.pittsburghfoodbank.org

Primary Care Health Services, Inc. provides primary and preventive health care services to medically underserved and indigent populations in Allegheny County regardless of ability to pay. www.pchspitt.org

YouthWorks has been helping youth in the Greater Pittsburgh area become work-ready and career-focused. We specialize in creating a level playing field for youth from the most disadvantaged communities. Our goal – no youth's potential should be overlooked. Our region can't afford it! www.youthworksinc.org 

The Mesothelioma Group is small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families. http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/ 

Cerebral Palsy is a name given to a set of nerve disorders which affect muscle coordination and body movement. Each year roughly 10,000 babies are born with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries. https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/