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NORTH HILLS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 27 people are interested

Thousands of seniors are trying hard to live healthy and safe with dignity at home. But they need our help. A friendly visit. A ride to the doctor's office. Even simple help with grocery shopping.

Please join us! Volunteers are needed in every neighborhood of northern Allegheny County. From as little as an hour a month to routine weekly visits, it's amazing what can happen when you open your heart to a senior.

Volunteers opportunities include Shopper, Driver, Friendly Visitor, Telephone Caller, Safety for Seniors, Handyperson/Yardwork, TechBuddy.

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About NORTH HILLS COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Location:

North Boroughs Satellite, AGH Suburban, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202, US

Mission Statement

North Hills Community Outreach is a non-profit organization addressing the needs of people in crisis, hardship and poverty in northern Allegheny County.

Description

North Hills Community Outreach

is an organization of

People Helping People

founded in 1987.

Our programs have

grown in response to

community need, and our

primary service area now

encompasses all of northern

Allegheny County.

We have service sites in

Hampton, Millvale, Bellevue,

O’Hara and Pine.

Addressing Basic Needs

NHCO provides free services

to those who qualify under

income and residency

guidelines.

Services include:

Food Pantries in Hampton,

Bellevue, and Millvale.

Older adults who qualify

can receive additional

food through Senior

Commodities;

In Service of Seniors

volunteer caregiving to help seniors remain

safe and independent

in their own homes for as long as possible by

providing transportation

to the doctor, helping with

grocery shopping, making

friendly visits, etc.;

Free Rides for Seniors

shuttle operates weekdays

along Freeport Road

between Blawnox and

Sharpsburg;

Ask the Attorney

volunteers provide free

legal consultations on

noncriminal matters;

Community Auto

accepts donated vehicles,

has them repaired and sells them at well below fair market value to low income workers;

Utility Assistance

prevents shut-offs, restores

service and helps with

budgeting ($1 Energy,

LIHEAP and CAP program

assistance available);

Emergency Financial Assistance for housing,

transportation and prescriptions;

Seasonal Sharing Projects

such as Back to School supplies, winter coats,

Thanksgiving dinners and more;

Disaster Relief for victims of fire, flood, etc.;

Long-term Family Development program to help

individuals and families reach self-sufficiency;

Employment Assistance includes résumé

preparation and evaluation, mock interviews, job

postings, bus passes, computer literacy training

and clothing vouchers;

College Scholarships for nontraditional students.

Referrals to Others for additional help as needed.

Community
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Northern Allegheny CountyAll CommunitiesPittsburgh, PA 15202

(40.49745,-80.06034)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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