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Community Org/NGO

Auberle

At Auberle, we invest in young people and their families, believe in their potential and offer help when needed. Today, we provide more than 20 programs, including preventative and community-based services, with about 71% of our clients served in their home, school or community.

Community Org/NGO

Center for Healthcare Strategies

Data and Evaluation Considerations for Community Health Workers and Promotores Supporting Medi-Cal Member Health and Social Care Integration

Community Org/NGO

HopeWorx, Inc

The mission of HopeWorx is to promote the continued development of a community environment which supports and believes in the expertise and passion of consumers to create and direct their own paths to health and recovery, leading to the ultimate goal of reliance of oneself or one’s own power.

Community Org/NGO

Prevention Point Pittsburgh

The mission of Prevention Point Pittsburgh is to promote and advocate for the reduction of harms associated with injection and other forms of drug use, and to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, other blood borne infections, and overdose.

Community Org/NGO

Salvation Army

Second largest charity in USA. We have a presence in almost every zip code throughout the nation. The Salvation Army has been supporting those in need for 150 years. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled and elderly, temporary housing, spiritual programs, holiday assistance, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children.

Association

The EveryONE Project - Neighborhood Navigator

The site provides screening tools to identify patients’ social needs and address health equity. The Neighborhood Navigator is an interactive tool to connect patients with supportive resources in their neighborhoods. It lists more than 40,000 social services by zip code.

Community Org/NGO

Aunt Bertha

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic

Governmental Agency

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Rental Assistance Finder

If you’re looking for help with housing costs, you’re not alone.

State and local organizations are distributing federal rental assistance in their communities. The money can help landlords and renters who are struggling to keep up with rent and other bills.

Association

National Association of Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers united nationally to support communities in achieving health, equity and social justice.

Community Org/NGO

Prince of Peace Center

POPC is An Affiliate of Catholic Charities, Diocese OF Erie. It is a non-profit social service agency dedicated to strengthening families, building community, and reducing poverty throughout Mercer County, PA. POPC can assist with and connect to resources for rent, utilities, housing, food, clothing, furniture, appliances and PA Workwear apparel provider. POPC offers AWESOME(Assistance With Education, Shelter, Organization, Money Management, and Employment) classes to those who are ready to take the next step in self-sufficiency.
POPC also offers Family Support Services case management to individuals and families in crisis. Emergency food bags are available as well as special holiday food distributions. The Soup Kitchen provides free community meals Monday & Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00.This has shifted to grab-and-go model due to COVID-19.

Legal

Southwestern PA Legal Aid

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid offers legal advice and representation to help people who are:

Looking for work and need barriers cleared;
Trying to rebuild their credit after falling into debt;
Attempting to restore their mortgage;
Victimized by abuse or discrimination; and
Protecting their children.

Health Center

Washington Health System

Providing the community with an integrated healthcare system centered around patients and families that is comprised of leading medical experts, advanced technology and innovative procedures.

Community Org/NGO

Beverly's Birthdays

Beverly’s Birthdays is a Pittsburgh nonprofit organization, providing birthday cheer for children experiencing homelessness and families-in-need.

Community Org/NGO

Direct Relief

Direct Relief works in the U.S. and internationally to equip doctors and nurses with life-saving medical resources to care for the world’s most vulnerable people.

Community Org/NGO

North Hills Community Outreach Center

Primarily helps North Hills residents with counseling, emergency food bank items, clothing and re-entry to the workforce support.

Community Org/NGO

REIMAGINE REENTRY

Reimagine Reentry program aims to address the challenges of reentrance and recidivism by providing opportunities, reducing barriers, and supporting returning citizens in a holistic way. The program follows a strengths-based approach to address the unique needs of returning citizens after they leave the corrections system.

Community Org/NGO

Supports for Success

Supports for Success provides participants with one-on-one case management, employment and education support services, resources, and referrals that assist in increasing self-sufficiency through the achievement of education, employment, housing, financial, and other identified goals.

Governmental Agency

CDC Community Health Worker (CHW) Toolkit

Resources on this page include: Online courses, lessons learned, and best practices to help state health departments train and further build capacity for CHWs in their communities.
Training and education materials for CHWs to use within their communities.

Community Org/NGO

Green Grocer

Green Grocer is a mobile farmers market that is designed to travel into communities affected by food apartheid to provide the fresh food options that are currently missing from the landscape.

Community Org/NGO

Pennsylvania Healthcare Benefits Support Program

The mission of PHBSP is to provide counseling and education services to Pennsylvania residents to enable them to access high quality, affordable healthcare.

Community Org/NGO

Roar Center

MCCDA’s ROAR Center is the first sober environment center of its kind in Mercer County. It offers a safe and sober environment where people in all phases of their addiction can drop in for a meeting, a cup of coffee, and activities to engage with others who offer support to one another. The center provides opportunity for people to get involved in community activities, volunteer work, and to receive referrals to address the needs of the participant. We offer a community service through Mercer County Courthouse for those who need to complete hours as per the court.

Educational Institution

Temple University Harrisburg

Community Health Worker training, ongoing education, and advocacy.

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