Children, Youth & Family

List of educational and recreational resources for children and families in the East End of Pittsburgh.

  • Baby Promise
    Contact Erica Lewis, Program Manager, at or (412) 365-1933
    Baby Promise is an 8-week program designed for expectant parents and parents of children ages 0-5. Parents receive training in healthy pregnancies, stages of child development, health and safety, discipline and stress management, and nutrition and healthy foods.

  • Circles Program
    Circles is a nationally-known, proven, and innovative way of connecting people across socioeconomic lines in an effort to move people & families out of poverty.

Circles East Liberty
Contact Tammy Thompson at or 412.361.8061 (ext 15)

Circles Homewood
Contact Erica Lewis at or (412) 365-1933

  • Community Empowerment Association


    CEA offers after-school programs, summer camps, behavioral children and adolescents programs

  • Family Resources
    (412) 363-1702
    141 South Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Family Resources provides the following services: Child Abuse Prevention, Community Services for Families, Treatment Services, Advocacy and Parent Education and Training.

  • Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF)
    Phone: 412-562-0154
    The Homeless Children’s Education Fund supports the educational needs of children experiencing homelessness in Allegheny County.

  • Homewood Children’s Village
    HCV serves families through a series of direct services before, during, and after school.

  • Jeremiah’s Place
    6435 Frankstown Ave., Larimer (15206)

    Jeremiah’s place, Pittsburgh’s only crisis nursery provides emergency care for children ages 0-6 for a few hours or a few days based on the needs of the family. Our primary focus at Jeremiah’s place is to keep children safe and to provide a safe and supportive solution for families in need. Jeremiah’s Place is conveniently located in the East Liberty section of Pittsburgh and is staffed by trauma informed caregivers and socials workers. All services provided by Jeremiah’s Place a free, available 24 hours a day, and most importantly, judgment free.

  • Kingsley Association
    (412) 661-8751
    6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh
    The Kingsley Association works diligently to provide comprehensive, culturally relevant, educational, recreational, and social programming that positively impacts the lives of youth, their families, and the East End communities of East Liberty, Garfield, Point Breeze, Homewood, Lincoln, Larimer, Lemington, Belmar, East Hills, Wilkinsburg, and beyond.

  • PHASE 4 Learning Center, Inc.
    PHASE 4 Learning Center, Inc.’s Diploma Retrieval and Industry Pipeline program provides job training, paid internships, and placement assistance for students.

  • YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    YWCA offers multiple services for women, girls, and families: childcare, health insurance enrollment, tax preparation, health and wellness programs, women’s empowerment, and legal assistance.