The Allegheny Link connects people in need to available resources in an effort to maintain their independence and quality of life. The Allegheny Links assist with people who are pregnant, or parents and caregivers of children to six years of age – by referrals to home-visiting program. Services include information and referral, eligibility screening, home visiting program referrals and much more!
Home Visitor Program
This free Allegheny county service sends a nurse, social worker or fellow parent to visit the home of a mom-to-be or mom of a child under age 6. That “home visitor” answers questions and offers assistance with breastfeeding, child growth and development issues and general parenting problems, and connects them with nutrition or medical assistance. To request home visitor services, call 1-866-730-2368 or visit http://www.achd.net/childhth/index.html
The Allegheny Link accepts walk-ins, emails and phone calls for assistance.
In person at One Smithfield Street, 2nd floor, Pittsburgh 15222
Get directions to One Smithfield Street
By e-mail at Allegheny Link (especially suggested for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing)
By phone at 1-866-730-2368
For More Information: Allegheny Link Overview
Alliance for Infants and Toddlers
The alliance is available to any Allegheny County family if:
- They have concerns about their child’s development
- Their child is at risk for developing delays due to such factors as prematurity or a stay in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- If mom has postpartum mental health concerns
For more information: http://www.afit.org/
Early Head Start
Early Head Start is a childhood development program for infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families. Staff work with families to promote children’s development; assist pregnant women to access prenatal and postpartum care; support parent’s efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and help families to move forward toward self-sufficiency. Families participating in the home-based option will receive weekly visits from a home-based visitor who will work with them to promote child-parent relationships and increase the child’s skills through a variety of learning experiences.
For more information:
Travelers Aid of Pittsburgh: Mobile Moms
Travelers aid of Pittsburgh is a non-profit organization which provides help to individuals in need of transit assisstance. Mobile-Moms is designed to assist pregnant women with transportation to prenatal and other related appointments.