Help with evictions.
- If there is a threat of eviction, but no legal action, call or text RentHelpPGH at 412-534-6660 (English) or 412-530-5244 (Spanish).
- If there is a threat of eviction, and you’ve received notice of a pre-filing, contact Just Mediation Pittsburgh at 412-228-0730; please note that this program requires the participation of your landlord.
- If there has been an eviction action filed, contact Neighborhood Legal Services at 412-255-6700.
- Consider stopping by the Housing Stabilization Center at 415 Seventh Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh; Drop-in hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Get answers to questions about the eviction process and find resources to help from Eviction Lab.
- The Allegheny County DHS Housing Navigator Unit works with renters and their landlords to help keep people in safe, affordable housing. Download their step-by-step guide through the eviction process.
More housing and utilities supports.
- Allegheny Link – a team at DHS dedicated to meeting peoples’ housing needs. Call 866-730-2368 or email AlleghenyLink@ AlleghenyCounty.us.
- Emergency Broadband Benefit Program – Apply for discounts on broadband service and equipment
- The Low-Income Energy Home Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will make cash payments to your utility company. Read more about it and find out how to apply: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHEAP.aspx.
- The Low-Income Household Water Assistance (LIHWAP) to help pay overdue water bills. Find out more: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/LIHWAP.aspx.
- The Dollar Energy fund gives grants to eligible families to pay utilities. How to apply
Find food near you.
- Allegheny County Food Map – Free food distribution sites and delivery options by neighborhood.
- Family Centers of Allegheny County: There are 27 Centers throughout the County. Some offer food pantry and free diapers and formula. Search services by location.
- Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank – Drive-up food distribution, meal delivery and more. Call (412) 460-3663.
- Just Harvest – Get help applying for SNAP, Medicaid and TANF. Call (412) 431-8960(option 3) or fill out this form.
- SeniorLine – Helps seniors get access to food. Call 412-350-5460 or 1-800-344-4319 (Toll-free) TTY 412-350-2727. Complete the form to get a call back.
Get help finding a job or training.
- Partner4Work helps provide adult and young job seekers with the opportunities to find meaningful employment.
- Pennsylvania Career Link – Get help finding a job or learn new skills. Find out about PA CareerLink’s no-cost services and find a location near you (.pdf).
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