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Emergency Help

Contact for help now


Bill Burns: or 724-678-5466


Crisis Hotlines

24 hour Prayer: 1-888-388-2683

Mental Health Crisis: 1-877-225-3567 or 911

Rape Crisis: 1-800-656-4673

Emergency Homeless/Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Child Abuse: 1-800-932-0313

Adult Protection/Elder Abuse: 1-800-537-2424

Domestic Violence: 1-724-223-9091

Drug and Alcohol Crisis/Substance Use Disorder: 1-800-GET-HELP

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255  Press 1


Housing/Emergency Shelter Programs & Resources

Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services 

If you are homeless Contact Debbie Thomas 724-229-4306

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The Goodwill Welcome Center

Community Support Services strive to meet basic needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. Supportive Housing helps individuals and families who are homeless transition to permanent housing. Housing program for individuals or couples who are experiencing homelessness: All referrals must use Allegheny Link* to be referred to these programs: 1-866-730-2368

Housing programs for families with children under the age of 18 who are experiencing homelessness.

All referrals must use Allegheny Link* to be referred to these programs: 1-866-730-2368


Emergency Shelter for Men and Women

The City Mission, 84 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA  15301:

10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., 7 day stay limit, 35 degrees or colder.

Year Round Shelters City Mission 

Women: Avis Arbor Women’s Shelter and Women and Children’s Shelter:

The City Mission, 84 W. Wheeling Street, Contact Nettie Ledbetter at 724-222-8530 ext. 214 or Amber Miller at ext. 226.

City Mission Men’s Shelter:  724-222-8530 ext. 210. 

Family Shelter:  724-229-4306


Salvation Army

60 E. Maiden Street, Washington, PA  15301   Call: 724-225-5740

Available M-T 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Emergency Food Pantry. Rental Assistance, if already have housing. No shower facilities available at this time.  


The Center of Excellence  

75 E. Maiden Street, Suite 100, Washington, PA  15301.  724-470-9776. 

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Small food pantry available. Shower and Laundry Facilities



Emergency Clothing 


Catholic Charities

Clothing for adults and children. Pregnancy Program for both parents up to age They have diapers and wipes. Contact Number: 724-228-7722. Due to Covid 19, they are now working remotely.  

Call 211 or text 898211 for lots of resources and helps.


The Clothing Bank at Arise Christian Fellowship

682 Broad St, Washington, PA 15301 Contact Number: 724-683-4647

Contact Ashley Maurer through their Facebook page All Ages, Free clothing by appointment.


Our Kids Kloset

550 S. Main St. Washington PA 15301

Contact Kimberly Piatt through their Facebook page for Children’s Clothing, Free by appointment



Food Help/Services

Greater Washington County Food Bank

909 National Pike West, Brownsville Pa 15417   724-632-2190

Local free Food Pantry information

Sign up for food Assistance, SNAP “Food Stamps”

Emergency Food SVC


Samaritan Care Center

Samaritan Care hours are Tues & Thu 10:00 am. – 3:00 p.m. at 84 W. Wheeling Street, Washington, PA 15301.  For questions,  724-222-8530


Department of Human Services

167 N. Main Street, Washington, PA  15301.  724-223-4300.

Apply online for Food Stamps at

If there are children, may qualify for cash assistance and medical.  

Washington Christian Outreach

119 Highland Avenue, Washington, PA  15301   724-222-0750.

One meal a day between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Also has a little food pantry. Able to walk in and get clothing, shoes, etc. on Monday, Tuesday and Friday between 11:00 and 1:00 p.m.      


Community Circle Food Pantry

69 E. Pine Avenue, Washington, PA  15301 724-225-1540, Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-Noon. Call for appt.


Pregnancy & Emergency Child Services:

The Genesis of Pittsburgh, Washington Location

87 East Maiden St, Washington PA 15301


Phone: 724-225-6701 x402
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Pregnancy and Infant Svcs. Including free testing, Counseling, Adoption Services 


Miscellaneous Services:

South Western PA Legal Aid

10 W Cherry Ave,

Washington Pa. 15301


Or call 724-225-6170

Free community Legal Services


Beyond Survival Ministries

460 Valley Brook Road Suite 1A
McMurray, Pa. 15317

Or call 888-868-3603

Dealing with the Trauma of Rape, Sexual Abuse, and Sex Trafficking


BluePrints: (Rental Assistance, Wic, Headstart, Utility Assistance)

150 West Beau Street,

Washington Pa 15301 


Or call 724-225-9550

Enabling families and individuals of Greater Washington County to attain the skills, knowledge, motivations, and opportunities to become self-sufficient.


Harmony Life Center

47 North Main St.

Washington Pa 15301


Or call 724-202-4768

Addiction Services, Counseling, and resources

Library/Computer Services

Citizens Library, 55 S. College Street, Washington, PA 15301

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday – Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Thursdays 3:00 pm to 7:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday.

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