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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Agency
Counseling and Consultation Services: Licensed therapists offer confidential counseling services to individuals, couples and families; psychotherapy and psychological testing to children and adolescents provided through Gusky Child Guidance Clinic. Teen outreach helps teens, parents and those who work with teens to address and resolve teen-specific issues. Services for Older Adults: AgeWell Pittsburgh information and referral, care management, Caregiver Connection for caregiver referral, counseling & support groups, ElderAlert emergency personal response system, Holocaust survivor services. Adoption: pre-adoption consultation; home studies; domestic, waiting child and international placements; post adoption counseling and support groups, birthparent services and community outreach. Special Needs: Case management, information and referral and advocacy to families who have hildren with special needs. Guardianship: Comprehensive care and/or financial management services provided to individuals who are no longer legally competent to make decisions regarding their health, welfare, or finances. Also Power of Attorney and/or financial management for individuals who are less disabled. Kosher SuperPanty: Supplemental food to individuals and families in need who meet basic financial eligibility criteria who live in 15217 or outside zip but require kosher food. Career Development Center: Career counseling and job search assistance, college counseling, scholarships and loans program administered for the United Jewish Federation, services for employers including group and individual career management counseling, outplacement services, recruiting services and relocation assistance programs. Pittsburgh Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center: Assists refugees with help meeting social, educational, vocational, medical and economic needs. Immigration lawyers and JF&CS Accredited Representatives (by the Board of Immigration Appeals of the Department of Justice) provide consultation and assistance with immigration issues including adjustment of status, petitions for alien relatives, asylum, naturalization, affidavits of support, and other legal issues; assistance with filling out forms and filing applications for immigration benefits; and representation when feasible. Also provides medical translation, naturalization assistance and career counseling and job search assistance through our CDC.
JFCS is directly on the Squirrel Hill bus line.
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and United Way of Allegheny County; and also receive funding from the government, foundations and generous individual and corporate contributors.
Member International Association of Jewish Vocational Services; member Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies; national Affiliate Elder Support Network
Licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for Adoption, Foster Care and Private Child and Youth Services; as a Home Care Registry.
Nonprofit - Corporated
Hours of Operation
JFCS - Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 9:00am to 12:30pm Monday, 5:00pm to 7:00pm 24 hour telephone emergency service