Borough Resources

Wilkinsburg Social Workers

The “A Hand Up!” Social Services Program is run by the Wilkinsburg Police Department and is staffed by two professionals who are ready to help connect you to assistance. If you need help, call today.

Office: 1-412-244-0578

Dr. Mary L. Buckley (Director): 1-412-576-4498 (Cell)

Seasonal and Rotating Opportunities

Whole Home Repair Program

The Whole-Home Repairs Program will be accepting applications starting 10-16-2023 @ 8:00 am through 11-17-2023 @ 4 pm.  You can submit applications on-line at Action Housing, or request a paper application @ 412-281-2102.  If you have any questions please call the Social Services office at the Wilkinsburg Police Department, 1-412-244-0578.

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is open for applications from Oct. 1st through Nov. 20th online only.  Approval or Disapproval e-mails will go out Nov. 23rd. Find all of the details on the local Toys for Tots website.

Toys for Tots

Salvation Army Christmas Programs

Families need to contact the neighborhood Salvation Army Offices directly.  The East Liberty (412-361-3614) and Homewood Brushton (412-242-1434) offices are closest to Wilkinsburg.  Case Workers and volunteers will help the families apply.

Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh Free Clinic

Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh are sponsoring a Free Dental, Hearing and Vision Clinic, October 27th and 28th @ the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  Doors open @ 6:00 am – first come first served.  Veterans are prioritized.

EmployHER Pittsburgh Opportunity Fair

EmployHER Pittsburgh Program Kick Off & Opportunity Fair is Monday, October 30:  Noon-6 pm at the University of Pittsburgh Community Engagement Center Homewood at 622 N Homewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

You will be able to update your resume, and your professional head shot for your LinkedIn profile.  Work with professionals from The Adecco Group and Job Corps to enhance or create a resume then work with Ulta Beauty for hair and makeup touch ups ahead of your professional headshot with Chad Isaiah.  All complimentary!  The following Hiring Partners will be onsite:  The Adecco Group, First Commonwealth Bank, Pittsburgh Mercy, Pittsburgh Regional Transit, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Health Plan.

Regional Resources

Home Displacement

Domestic Violence

Emergency Food

Senior Care & Support