Employment & Financial Assistance

Allegheny County DHS Information

Allegheny County DHS Helpful Resources – How to Apply for or Renew Benefits

Allegheny County DHS Helpful Resources – Financial Assistance

Other Helpful Resources

Neighborhood Legal Services Emergency Cash Assistance Program (May 14, 2020)

IRS Economic Impact Payments – Updates

JFCS Career Development Center

  • Contact Wendy Solomon, Intake Specialist at 412-422-5627 or 412-586-3722 or email wsolomon@jfcspgh.org

LIHEAP Policy Clarification (March 30, 2020)

Mon Valley Initiative 

  • Mon Valley Initiative is assisting displaced workers remotely. Contact Dr. T. Charles Howell IV, Director at  412.464.4000 x 4027 or chowell@monvalleyinitiative.com.


  • Applications are now being accepted for the Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program. Learn & Earn is designed to provide work experience to young adults, ages 14-21, living in Allegheny County or the City of Pittsburgh. Contact Auberle Main Campus (412)673-5800 or Janeen Garancsi (412)673-5856 ext 1278.

PA CareerLink

PA Dept of Labor and Industry Unemployment Compensation

PA Office of the Attorney General – COVID-19 Unemployment Rights and Resources

The Employment Institute at Auberle

  • Call Abby Wolensky, Deputy Director at 412-673-5856 ext. 1317 to leave a voice mail and someone will get back to you.

U.S. Department of Labor – COVID-19 and the American Workplace