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Our Resource Guide for Monroeville and the Pittsburgh Area

In conjunction with Monroeville Community Conversations, we have produced a one-page (PDF) to identify primary assistance contacts in the Monroeville or Pittsburgh Area (in Pennsylvania, USA). In the guide, you will find phone numbers, websites and email addresses for organizations that will assist with such things as food, housing, transportation, employment, clothing, furniture or medical assistance. If you do not find what you are looking for here, please contact us. We'd love to help!

Links to other resources can be found in the sections below:

BIGBURGH.COM is a Mobile Optimized Website

Released in 2017, this site pulls together the services that can help those who are having a hard time (especially the homeless or those at risk of being homeless) in the city of Pittsburgh. The web-app was originally developed as a tool for police, the homeless and support professionals. As of early 2017, the scope was Allegheny County. A Spanish version was in process and intended to be available early in 2017. Services are free, good and welcoming to those without an address. Emergency contacts can be quickly accessed through two buttons on the bottom of the page.

Allegheny Link – Resource Guides (Multiple Service-Related Resource Guides)

This resource includes links and contact information for service-related resources including:

  • Food assistance
  • Healthcare & health Insurance
  • Intellectual disability
  • Mental health concerns and/or substance abuse disorders
  • Group related resource guides
    • Community resource for people with disabilities
    • Family resource guide
    • Southwestern Pennsylvania resource guide for persons who are deaf, blind or hard of hearing
  • Immigrants/refugees

Allegheny County Family Caregiver Resource Guide

This guide is designed to provide valuable information for caregivers in taking care of an older adult, individuals with a disability, and themselves.

Allegheny County Resource Guide (from pa.gov) is a PDF file with MANY links to information/guides

This guide was created as a resource for those in Allegheny County, PA, related to:

  • Children and youth with special healthcare needs and their families 
  • Women who are or might be pregnant 
  • Individuals with traumatic brain injury and their families 
  • Immunization/Vaccination information/assistance 
  • Legal advice for the disabled 
  • Transportation assistance for the disabled

Allegheny County Community Information and Referral Guide - DHS

This comprehensive resource guide was created by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) to assist human service professionals and the community at large in connecting individuals and families they serve with the assistance they need.

American Red Cross’s booklet Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs

The above is a link to a PDF file which gives tips on getting informed, making a plan, assembling a kit, and keeping your plans up to date.