Health and Healthcare Links

re:solve Crisis Network – provides 24 hour mental health crisis intervention and stablization services in Allegheny County.
Toll-free:
888-796-8226 (888.7.YOU.CAN)

Allegheny County Department of Human Services – provides an extensive range of prevention, early intervention, crisis management and after-care services.
One Smithfield Street
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Toll-free (800) 862-6743
Website: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/dhs/index.htm

Disability Law Project – provides free legal assistance and other services to individuals with diabilities, their organizations, their families and their advocates.
1901 Law and Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1505
Voice (412) 391-5225
TDD (412) 467-8940
Website: www.dlp-pa.org

Family Health Council, Inc – provides care for the health and well-being of women and their families throughout Western Pennsylvania.
960 Penn Avenue
Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 288-2130
Website: www.fhcinc.org

Family Planning
15 West Washington Street
Olde Post Office Complex
New Castle, PA 16101

Operation Safety Net – medical outreach program of Mercy Hospital which provides direct medical care to the homeless of Pittsburgh.
Mercy Hospital
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 232-5739
Website: trfn.clpgh.org/safenet

Pennsylvania Health Law Project – assists in obtaining access to healthcare and helps monitor the quality of care and service given at various health care programs.
650 Smithfield Street
Suite 2130
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 434-5779
Statewide Toll-free Hotline (800) 274-3528
Website: www.phlp.org
This site also has a program called “QuickScreen” which can help determine eligibility for Pennsylvania health care programs – www.phlp.org/quickscreenwelcome.asp.

United Way HelpConnections – connects website visitors with over 4900 health and human service agencies in the local area.
Website: www.unitedwaypittsburgh.org

Free Mammograms Available through Allegheny General Hospital

2-1-1 is a free resource and information hub to connect people with a variety of services that they need in 11 counties in SW PA.
Website: pa211sw.org/

FREE Medical Clinics – are opened in Allegheny and Butler counties. The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh  opened a downtown clinic at 212 Ninth Street. The Community Health Clinic of Butler County is also opened. Both facilities are nonprofits and will have retired doctors and dentists to provide care for the indigent.

Free Health Care Clinic – at Jubliee Soup Kitchen, 2005 Wyandotte Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15219. The phone number to call for a physical is 412-261-5417.

Pharmacy Assistance – Pennsylvania residents who do not participate in any other state or federally funded prescription program may be able to receive free or low-cost prescriptions. If you have a prescription discount card, you may still qualify. Call 1-800-955-0989 for The Pennsylvania Patient Assistance Program Clearinghouse or go to pacecares.magellanhealth.com/. The Clearinghouse will help you apply for free or low-cost prescription medicines available from drug manufacturing companies and other sources.

The Medicine Program – patient advocacy organization helping individuals and families all across America get access to up to 2,500 prescription medications available today for free or nearly free of charge through Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs).
Website:
www.themedicineprogram.com

Allegheny County Mental Health Emergency/Crisis – licensed telephone and mobile behavioral health crisis intervention services for residents of Allegheny County.

Allegheny County Department of Human Services – an extensive range of prevention, early intervention, crisis management and after-care services. Community Referral Packet – a resource guide for social service professionals.
One Smithfield Street
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Toll-free (800) 862-6743
www.county.allegheny.pa.us/dhs/index.htm

Allegheny County Health Care Resources –
“Underinsured or Uninsured: A Guide to Health Care Resources in Allegheny County”
“How to Obtain Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Services in Allegheny County”

American Red Cross Lawrence County Chapter
222 North Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16101-2227
(724) 652-7724

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – Pennsylvania’s program to provide quality health insurance for children of working familites who otherwise could not afford it. Applications for the CHIP program can be made online through the PA Department of Public Welfare’s COMPASS website at www.compass.state.pa.us. Services include emergency coverage; immunizations and well-baby care; prescription coverage with no copayment; and dental.

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (formerly Disability Law Project) – provides servicess to individuals with diabilities, their organizations, their families and their advocates.
1901 Law and Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1505
Voice (412) 391-5225
TDD (412) 467-8940
https://www.drnpa.org/

Drug and Alcohol Community Treatment Services, Inc. (D.A.C.T.S., Inc.) – provides a variety of drug and alcohol treatment services for adults and adolescents.
332 Highland Avenue
New Castle, PA 16101

Focus On Renewal (F.O.R.) – health and social services to the Sto-Rox Community; is currently sponsoring a legal clinic two evenings per month.
701 Chartiers Avenue
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Hazelwood Comprehensive Health Initiative – connecting residents of Hazelwood, Glen Hazel, Glenwood and Riverside with health and social services.
HI HOPE
5001 Second Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15207

Human Services Center – provides mental health counseling and services.
Human Services Center (North)
111 East Maitland Lane
New Castle, PA 16105

Uni-Center
720 Lawrence Avenue
Ellwood City, PA 16117
(724) 658-3578

Jubilee Association, Inc. – services include soup kitchen, medical clinic, job corner, jail ministry, food pantry, adult education, computer training, child center and housing.
Jubilee Association, Inc.
2005 Wyandotte Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Jubilee Pantry
3103 Brereton Avenue, Polish Hill
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 683-0739

Soup Kitchen
(412) 261-5417

Educational Program
(412) 261-0373 ext. 109

Job Center
(412) 261-0373 ext. 106

John Heinz Family Center

Medicare Prescription Drug Program – offers help with prescription drug costs. The new program gives you a choice of prescription plans that offer various types of coverage. You may be able to get extra help to pay for the premiums, annual deductible, and co-payments related to the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program – an average of $2,100 in extra help.
Website for more information: www.ssa.gov/prescriptionhelp/

Operation Safety Net – medical outreach program of Mercy Hospital providing direct medical care to the homeless of Pittsburgh.
Mercy Hospital
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 232-5739
www.operationsafetynet.net

Pennsylvania Health Law Project – assistance in obtaining access to healthcare and monitoring the quality of care and service given at various health care programs.
650 Smithfield Street
Suite 2130
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 434-5779
Statewide Toll-free Hotline (800) 274-3528
Website: www.phlp.org
“QuickScreen” – to help determine eligibility for Pennsylvania health care programs www.phlp.org/quickscreenwelcome.asp.

United Way HelpConnections – connects website visitors with over 4900 health and human service agencies in the local area.
www.unitedwaypittsburgh.org

United Way of Lawrence County – fund raising for a variety of health and human services agencies in Lawrence County in an effort to impact the community in a positive manner. Contributions have helped support more than 40 non-profit agencies in Lawrence County.
232 North Mercer Street
Suite 101
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: (724) 658-8528