Allegheny County Department of Public Welfare

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District Offices

If you want to apply for cash assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, or energy assistance, you can go to one of the offices listed below. You may want to call first, to make sure that the office serves the area where you live. You can also now apply for benefits online through COMPASS (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Application for Social Services).

Allegheny County Assistance Office Headquarters
Piatt Place
301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 470
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

Alle-Kiski District
909 Industrial Boulevard
New Kensington, PA 15068-0132

Institution Related Eligibility District (IRED) 
Piatt Place
301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 420
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

Liberty District
914 Penn Avenue, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2513

Three Rivers District
Warner Center
332 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

Greater Pittsburgh East District 
5947 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3844
412-645-7400 or

Southeast District
220 Sixth Street
McKeesport, PA 15132-2720
412-664-6800 or

Southern District
332 Fifth Avenue, Suite 230
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

914 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
LIHEAP (Cash) 412-562-0330 
LIHEAP (Crisis) 1-800-622-3527

  • Testimonials

    Well into her nineties, Mamie gave her grandson Power of Attorney and authorized him to receive her Social Security checks and pay her bills. The grandson failed to pay the rent and convinced Mamie that the landlord was lying when he alerted her to the problem.  ...Read More Here