Self Sufficiency

Are you out of work or earning less than you need to live? You may qualify for a variety of services that can help you become more self-sufficient. Get connected to the resources and support you need to achieve your goals.

Allegheny Valley Association of Churches

Brighter Future Supportive Services Program
1913 Freeport Road
Natrona Heights, PA 16065
Call 724-226-0606


Community Training and Development Programs
Contact Mary Jo Guercio
Call 412-501-0018
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Free Tax Preparation Services

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)
Find a provider near you: VITA and TCE Locator
Call 1-800-906-9887

Human Services Center Corporation

Supports for Success Program
519 Penn Avenue
Turtle Creek, PA 15145
Call 412-829-7112 or 412-436-9537

North Hills Community Outreach

Pathways Program
939 California Avenue
Pittsburgh (Avalon), PA 15202
Call 412-307-0069

South Hills Interfaith Movement

Steps to Success Program
5301 Park Avenue
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Call 412-854-9120, ext. 7

Some supports are only available to specific individuals. If you’re a young or older adult, a veteran, an immigrant or identify as LGBTQIA+, look for these lightbulbs throughout the site.



Young Adults

Independent Living Unit
If you are between the ages of 16 and 24, and in foster care or group residential care, you may be able receive services to live independently and develop life skills, while planning for your future.

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