Social Service Resources K-6

District Homeless and Fostering Connections Liaison - - 412-858-3421 - Contact to help assist with navigating resources including housing/displacement or in need of services.

These resource are available for any family who is in need:

Internet Resources:

Therapy/Counseling Services

  • Samaritan Counseling Guidance, Consulting is offering video and telephone therapy during the coronavirus outbreak. Visit or call 412-741-7430 for more information

Pittsburgh-Area Utility Companies

Electric Companies:

Allegheny Power 800-255-3443

Duquesne Light 888-393-7100

Penn Power 800-720-3600


Armstrong Cable 724-776-4200

AT&T Broadband 412-741-1840

Comcast Cable 800-824-2290

Sprint 800-829-8009

Verizon 800-660-2215

Verizon Fios 855-326-9185

Gas Companies:

Columbia Gas 888-460-4332

Dominion People’s 800-764-0111

Equitable Gas 800-654-6335

Water & Sewer Companies:

Alcosan 412-766-6696

Cranberry Water 724-776-4806

Deer Creek Drainage 724-265-5315

Hampton Water 412-486-4867

MTSA 412-366-8481

Oakmont Water 412-828-3388

Pennsylvania American Water 800-474-7292

Pittsburgh Water & Sewage 412-255-2423

Richland Sewer Authority 724-443-5921

Shaler Water Authority 412-486-9700

West View Water 412-931-3292

Wilkinsburg-Penn Water 412-243-6200

Trash & Hauling:

Allied Waste 800-464-2120

BFI 412-429-8009

Vogel Disposal 724-625-1511

Waste Management 800-458-4090

Unemployment Compensation

Workers that are unable to work because of COVID-19 may be eligible for UC ​​benefits or WC benefits. The following information is now available on the state’s website​:

You may be eligible if:

  • Your employer temporarily closes or goes out of business because of COVID-19
  • Your employer reduces your hours because of COVID-19
  • You have been told not to work because your employer feels you might get or spread COVID-19
  • You have been told to quarantine or self-isolate, or live/work in a county under government-recommended mitigation efforts


  • Onl​​ine– it’s the fastest and easiest way to get started

Important info:

  • If you are eligible for UC, you will receive two approval letters and a four-digit PIN
  • Your PIN will arrive in the U.S. mail – keep it in a safe, easy to remember place
  • If approved, your first benefit payment should arrive within four weeks of filing for UC

Food Services

Northside Common Ministries Food Pantry: 412-323-1170

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank: 412-460-3663

North Hills Food Bank: 412-366-7477

CHS Food Pantry: 412-246-1688

Swissvale Community Food Pantry: 412-452-2792

Fishes and Loaves Cooperative Ministries: 412-414-3125

Inter-Church Food Bank: 412-771-4088

JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry: 412-421-2708

Rosedale Food Pantry: 412-302-2509

East End Cooperative Ministry: 412-361-5549

Plum Food Pantry: 724-327-0367

Feeding Pennsylvania

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