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What You Should Know About Human Trafficking in Pittsburgh

When people in Pittsburgh hear the term human trafficking, they often think of it as being something that happens only in other countries. But trafficking happens anywhere and can happen to anyone, depending on the circumstances. And yes, it happens right here in Pittsburgh. At JFCS, we’ve worked with trafficking…Read More

Housing & Utility Assistance

housing and utility assistance

At this time, it is very important for residents to have secure housing and utilities available. To avoid or delay eviction, there are measures being put into place to ensure that residents can remain in their homes until the threat of COVID-19 has subsided. Utility providers in our region are…Read More

412 Futures Student Receives Science Award

412 futures student receives science award

Congrats to one of our JFCS Career Development Center 412 Futures students, Roshna Bhatterai, who was awarded the James E. Lewis Science Scholarship! Here's what Roshna (pictured playing soccer, in the middle) had to say about participating in 412 Futures, receiving this award, and looking to the future: "With 412…Read More

Sprouts at the Food Pantry!

Thanks to one of our community members, the pantry has received cherry tomato and plum tomato plants to distribute to clients throughout springtime. We will be receiving a fresh batch every week and distributing one plant per family every day while supplies last. Here are two tips for growing tomato…Read More