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Become a Foster Family 

Allegheny County is seeking individuals and families to open their homes to youth in the foster system. Find out more.

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Allegheny County Music Festival 

Join us at Hartwood Acres on Sunday, August 31 for Rusted Root and Special Guests. The music begins at 5:00 with Rusted Root taking the stage at 7:30!

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Senior Companion Program  

Provide assistance to older adults, to help them to stay living in their homes longer. Find out how.

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SummerFood Service Program 

School is out, but free snacks and meals are available during the week in county communities through SummerFood. Find locations, meal times and other information.

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PA 211 

Help is available for all your human and social service needs any hour of the day or night. Simply call 2-1-1 or visit PA 2-1-1 Southwest.

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DHS on Social Media 

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“Access” the Museums” 

Your Access or EBT card is your ticket to extremely discounted admission at any of the four Carnegie Museums. For information, click here.



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DHS in the News

When the future isn’t always bright
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 24, 2014

Hoarding reclassification shines light on disorder
Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, Monday, July 14, 2014

Sen. Casey Looks For Policy Initiatives To Help 'Sandwich Generation'
90.5 WESA, June 30, 2014

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