Basic Needs Assistance

COVID Implications Housing Survey

If you or someone that you know are having challenges paying rent/mortgage we invite you to take this brief anonymous survey to better understand the housing needs in our region.  Take the Survey.

Catholic Charities helps meet basic needs such as essential supplies, rental and utility assistance for residents in Southwestern Pennsylvania living within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline.

Allegheny County Office 412-456-6999
Beaver County Office 724-775-0758
Butler County Office 724-287-4011
Help with utility bills only, call direct:1-800-481-3653
Greene County Office 724-627-6410
Lawrence County Office 724-658-5526
Washington County Office 724-228-7722

Utility Assistance

Allegheny County

Duquesne Light Cap Assistance
Accepting applications for CAP enrollment and recertification
All requested documents must be completed before receiving service
Mandatory Documents

Walk-in service only
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Susan Zubik Welcome Center
212 9th Street
Downtown Pittsburgh


Daytime Shelter

Allegheny County

December 1 - March 20
7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

"Red Door" of St. Mary of Mercy Church
Boulevard of the Allies and Stanwix Street
Downtown Pittsburgh

More info