CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH  – PASTORAL CARE COMMITTEE

LIST OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

 

CRISIS HOTLINES       All   answer 24/7

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

Women’s Center and Shelter                                            412-687-8005

UPMC Crisis Network for

Mental Health   Re:Solve                                                 1-888-796-8226

    Mental Health and Substance abuse Counselors

POISON CENTER                                                         1-800-222-1222

UPMC MERCY       Detoxification                                  412-232-4080

 

Allegheny County information, referral and

Information, Referral and Emergency Services                              412-350-4457

 

 

ALLEGHENY COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING

SENIORCARELINE:  Personal Care,

    Housekeeping, other services                                                          412-350-5460

seniorline@dhs.county.allegheny.pa.us

Transportation:   ACCESS                                                                  412-562-5353

    Older Persons Transportation (OPT)

    For medical appointments                                                                412-350-5460

    Guardianship, Orphans Court Referrals                                            412-350-4045 or 412-345-0144

Kane Hospitals, admissions                                                                 412-422-6800

Meals on Wheels, Lutheran Service Society

    To locate area kitchens                                                                    412-366-9490

Protective Services, report abuse,

    neglect of elderly persons                                                                412-350-6905 or 412-683-0400

Senior Centers:

Jewish Community Center                                                                   412-521-8010

Morningside Center                                                                            412-665-4342

East Liberty Vintage                                                                            412-361-5003

Homewood                                                                                        412-244-4190

    Please call the SeniorcareLine for senior centers in other areas.

 

FINANCIAL ISSUES

URSALINE  SUPPORT SERVICES                                                 412-224-4700

Guardianship services

Bill-paying and representative services

Cart to Heart shopping service,

Also Daily wellness calls, Good Grief Center        

 

SOCIAL SECURITY                                                                        800-772-1213

 

MEDICARE                                                                                      800-633-4273


APPRISE                                                                                           412-661-1438

Insurance questions, Medicare

 

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSING FINANCE                                        412-429-2842 or 1-855-827-3466

Foreclosure Counseling; or                                                                 www.phfa.org

No-cost home ownership counseling

VETERANS’ SERVICES                                                                  800-827-1000

    

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EMERGENCY SERVICE                         412-350-4456   or   9-1-1

Drug and Alcohol Services Information                                                412-350-3328

 

GERONTOLOGY EVALUATION, TREATMENT AND INFORMATION

St. Margaret Geriatric Classic Care                                                     412-784-5050

Benedum Geriatric Center                                                                   412-6692-4200

Shadyside Hospital Senior Care                                                          412-623-2700

 

COUSELING SERVICES FOR ALL AGES:

UPMC Crisis Network   RE:SOLVE                    

24-hour HOTLINE                                                                            1-888-796-8226

 

Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute                                                                 412-661-1239

Interfaith counseling

 

MERCY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH                                                    1-877-637-2924

www.mercybehavioral.org

NAMI Southwestern PA                                                                     1-888-264-7972 or 412-366-3788

Mental Health Support groups, courses                        www.namiswpa.org/content/index/php

 

MEDICAL HEALTH CLINICS

Allegheny County Health Clinics                                                          412-578-8081 www.achd.net

Alma Illery Clinic, Lincoln-Lemington                                                  412-244-4700

    Dental services available

East Liberty Health Clinic                                                                    412-361-8284

    Dental Services available 

              East End Community Health, 117 N. Negley Ave.                 412-404-4000                                                      

Squirrel Hill Health Clinic, Brownsville Rd.                                          412-422-7442

 

HUNGER SERVICES

East End Cooperative Ministry                                                            412-361-5549

    Food Bank, Meals on Wheels, Soup Kitchen

Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank                                                             412-460-3663

Light of Life, North Side                                                                     412-258-6100

Squirrel Hill Food Bank                                                                      412-421-2708

Lutheran Services Meals on Wheels                                                    412-734-9330

    Locate MOW kitchens

Ursaline Services                                                                                412-345-0144

    Cart to Heart shopping for homebound Seniors


HOME HEALTH CARE
Skilled services covered by insurance (Medicare, Security Blue, etc)

Family Home Health                                                                           1- 800-245-0084 or 412-572-8800

Heartland Home Health                                                                      412-919-5699

Landmark Home Health                                                                     412-781-4713

Medi Home Health                                                                             412-283-5800

 

 

SELF-PAY HOME CARE SERVICES

Care Registry*                                                                                   412-421-5202

Care Management Services available

Comfort Keepers*                                                                             412-457-0880

Home Instead                                                                                    412-264-4700 or 412-517-8337

Silver Linings Senior Care*                                                                412-708-9888

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers                                                            412-345-7420

Services free of charge

Helping Hands                                                                                   412-561-8181

Care Connections                                                                              412-963-6737

ResCare (recommended by Forbes Hospice)                                     412-937-8791

 

 

HOSPICE AND END OF LIFE ISSUES

Allegheny Health Network Hospice                                                    412-325-7200 or 800-381-8080

Formerly Forbes Hospice

Bethany Hospice                                                                                412-921-2209

Good Grief Center  (Ursaline Services)                                               412-224-4700

For bereavement support

Our Clubhouse   (Gilda’s Place)                                                          412-338-1919

2816 Smallman St., 15222

Cancer support

 

 

PERSONAL RESPONSE SYSTEMS

America’s Peace of Mind                                                                    1-877-343-0461

Life Alert                                                                                            1-800-805-6589

Medical Alert                                                                                      1-800-320-0586

 

 

DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

wheelchairs, walkers, portable commodes, etc.

(often covered by insurance with a doctor’s prescription)

Blackburn’s Pharmacy                                                                        800-472-2440

(very good, esp. for special orders)

Klingensmith                                                                                       412-781-2444

(also good for special orders)

Mosso Medical Supply                                                                       412-242-4223

 

*Recommended by other parishioners

 

OTHER CONDITIONS OR ILLNESSES

AIDS/HIV HEALTH AND SUPPORT

Persad Center, 5150 Penn Ave.                                                           412-441-9786

    Services for LGBT people

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force,

    5913 Penn Ave.                                                                               412-345-7456

Shepherd Wellness Community

    4800 Sciota St.                                                                               412-683-4477    

Alzheimers Association                                                                        412-261-5040 or 800-272-3900

    Also other dementias

Arthritis Foundation                                                                             412-566-1645

American Cancer Society                                                                    412-919-1100

American Diabetes Association                                                            412-824-1181

American Heart Association                                                                 412-208-3550

American Kidney Foundation                                                              800-653-227

 

BLINDNESS AND LOW VISION

Blind & Vision Rehab Services                                                            412-368-4400

Carnegie Library, 4724 Baum Blvd.                                                     412-687-2440

    Recorded Books & magazines, large print books

 

DENTAL CLINICS

Free or reduced fees for dental care

See also Medical Health Clinics   

Allegheny County Health Dept., Hill District

and South Side                                                                                    412-578-8378

Alma Illery Clinic                                                                                 412-244-4700

East Liberty Family Health                                                                   412-345-7845

Catholic Charities                                                                                412-456-6911

University Of Pittsburgh Dental Medicine                                             412-648-8616  

 

HEARING

Center for Hearing & Deaf Services                                                    412-281-1375

Hear Now (provides hearing aids)                                                       1- 800-328-8602

National Multiple Sclerosis Society                                                      800-542-2413 or 412-261-6347

American Stroke                                                                                 412-824-3122 or 888-478-7653

Parkinsons Disease                                                                             412-441-4100 or 800-908-2732

United Ostomy Association                                                                 412-261-3937

 

CHILDREN’S ISSUES

Children’s Hospital                                                                             412-687-5902

POISON CENTER                                                                           1-800-222-1222

Children’s Institute                                                                              412-420-2400

Child Protection:

              Report child abuse or neglect                                                412-473-2400

Allegheny County Health Clinics                                                          412-687-2243

Lead Poisoning Prevention                                                                  412-350-4048

Penna Children’s Health Insurance                                                      1-800-986-5437

Easter Seals                                                                                        412-281-7244 or 412-652-9015      

Programs and services for children and adults

With special needs; Adult Day Care


 

Watson Institute

Schools & guidance for special needs children

Psychiatric, psychology, medical and other services

Provided during the school day

    Friendship Academy                                                                        412-361-2801

    Sewickley                                                                                       412-741-1800

Friendship Circle                                                                                 412-224-4440

5872 Northumberland St., 15217

Free programs for special needs children and young adults

    With disabilities

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

Lutheran Service Society                                                                     412-734-9330

 

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living                                         412-371-7700

www.trcil.org

 

Pittsburgh Senior News                                                                       412-367-2522

www.pittsburghseniornews.com/documents

Click on picture of guide

 

Allegheny County link to resource guides

www.alleghenycounty.us.dhs/guides/aspx

 

 

Updated 5/01/2016