Crisis

Full list of Allegheny County resources.

Resolve Crisis Services

200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 1-888-796-8226.

https://www.upmc.com/services/behavioral-health/resolve-crisis-services

Everyone experiences moments of crisis in life. You might be struggling with depression or substance abuse. Or maybe you’re overwhelmed by problems at work, feeling lonely, or having a conflict with a loved one. Whether your problem is large or small, talking with someone can help. Most of all, don’t wait for a problem to get out of control. Just call resolve Crisis Services for help at 1-888-796-8226.

Child Welfare Services

http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ Office of Children, Youth, and Families’ vision is for all children and youth to grow up in a safe, loving, nurturing and permanent family and community.

Our mission is to support the provision of quality services and best practices designed to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of Pennsylvania’s children, youth, and families

Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center

P.O. Box 67
Tarentum, PA 15084
24-Hour Hotline: (888) 299-4673

https://www.akhopecenter.org/

he Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center, Inc. offers supportive services, opportunities for healing, and community education to assist victims, and end violence and abuse.

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Allegheny Link

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/About/Contact/Allegheny-Link.aspx

Phone: 866-730-2368

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.

The Allegheny Link assists Allegheny County residents

  • with any disability – find needed services
  • over the age of 60 – remain safely in their community
  • who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness – find stable housing 
  • who are pregnant, or parents and caregivers of children to six years of age – get referrals to home-visiting programs

Center for Victims

3433 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
412-482-3240
24-Hour Crisis Hotline
1-866-644-2882

https://www.centerforvictims.org/

Caring, professional staff is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week to respond to emergency needs of crime victims and witnesses, answer questions, and provide support. The hotline serves as the gateway to all of our services. Anyone can call the hotline seeking help for themselves or others, including victims and witnesses and their families or friends, law enforcement, hospitals, social workers or mental health professionals. Staff helps the caller to identify their needs and resources including those provided by Center for Victims and other community organizations.

Salvation Army

6017 Broad Street 
P.O. Box 5170 
Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Phone: 412-362-0891 

https://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/western-pennsylvania/provide-housing/

The goal of the Family Caring Center is not only to help families through difficult times, but also to enable them to find permanent housing and learn how to live productive and fulfilling lives.

Typical homeless shelters are often gender specific, allowing either women and children or men only.  The Salvation Army’s Family Caring Center accepts entire family units, offering a unique, family-focused program. The Family Caring Center has seventeen individual rooms with a total of 36 beds for families in apartment-style units allowing the family to remain together in a safe, secure environment with three meals a day and specialized programming to help them get back on their feet. 

Children’s activities are supervised while parents attend classes in parenting, budgeting, resume-building and job skills, all with the intention of transforming their lives and transitioning them back into the community.

Clients are charged a minimal fee, based upon their ability to pay. For program or volunteer information or for more information about admission, please call the Family Caring Center at 412-362-0891.

Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

24-Hour Hotline: 412-687-8005
24-Hour Text Support: 412-744-8445

https://www.wcspittsburgh.org/

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh is more than an emergency shelter for adults experiencing domestic violence and their children. It is a safe harbor that provides specialized care and support for survivors who have experienced all types of intimate partner violence from physical to emotional through Emergency Shelter, Legal Advocacy, a 24-Hour Hotline, Support Groups, and more. Women’s Center & Shelter has been a trusted and respected resource in the Pittsburgh Community for more than 45 years, offering hope and healing to survivors and children who have suffered from the devastating effects of domestic abuse.

Prevent Suicide PA

1 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-350-4472
Crisis Intervention Hotline
1-800-273-8255

https://www.preventsuicidepa.org/task-force-county-init/allegheny/

To support those who are affected by suicide, provide education, awareness, and understanding by collaborating with the community to prevent suicide, and reduce the stigma associated with suicide.