Family Needs & Support

  • Our family support offerings are designed to provide essential resources that support the growth of healthy families in Allegheny County.



    Adult Education Program

    The Adult Education program offers education services and employment resources to adults and families in Allegheny County.

    Penn Hills After School Program

    This program provides a safe and structured place for children of working parents in the Penn Hills area. The after school program assists children in grades K-6 with improving their academic achievement, social interaction skills, and school attendance. Children are transported to the center from their respective schools and provided with educational support, enrichment activities, recreation and cultural opportunities.

    Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness 

    The Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH) program facilitates education services for homeless children and youth in nine counties known as Pennsylvania's ECYEH Region 4: Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.

    Family Literacy Program

    Instruction, resources, and activities for families in Allegheny County to achieve their educational and employment goals.

    Family Support Centers 

    Family Support Centers are community-based sites serving families in the Clairton, Duquesne, East Allegheny, Highlands, McKeesport, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh City School, Steel Valley, Sto Rox, West Mifflin and Wilkinsburg school districts. Services include home visits, employment support, developmental assessments and transportation.

    Fatherhood Initiative

    The AIU's Fatherhood Initiative is designed to work with and support fathers as they overcome parenting and workplace challenges.

    ISAC (Immigrants, Servies and Connections)

    This immigrant-focused program utilizes experts who are well-versed in serving the growing immigrant community in Western Pennsylvania.

    Teen Parenting Program (Project ELECT)

    Project ELECT assists pregnant and parenting teens in Allegheny County K-12 schools and helps them continue their education while dealing with the challenges of having young children. Teens are encouraged to seek higher education opportunities and develop career goals.