Guide to Resources in Pittsburgh

Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in Pittsburgh

Resources for Youth in the Pittsburgh, PA area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

Use the Icons to identify which resources fit your needs:

Community Support

Health & Wellness


Jobs & Training






Organization Name

Services Offers


The Employment Institute at Auberle

Aurberle offers housing services, workplace development, residential and shelter programs.

A+ Schools

Through our various programs, we seek to engage and elevate voices from those communities most at risk and provide opportunities for involvement at multiple levels.

Amachi Pittsburgh

Amachi Pittsburgh offers one-on-one mentoring, family strengthening and reunification supports, and they also have a youth leadership program.

Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania

The Boys and Girls Club is a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day

Gwen's Girls

Gwen’s Girls has been empowering girls and young women. We enrich their lives with programs and services that expose them to all of the world’s possibilities.

Strong Women Strong Girls

In its first year, SWSG engaged six women and they mentored 30 girls. Since that time, requests from parents, schools, and community members have driven the program’s rapid growth.

Urban League of Greater Pennsylvania

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh offers housing counseling, Youth Leadership Development, and Economic Reliance.

Pittsburgh Cares

Pittsburgh Cares' mission is to effectively act as a liaison between volunteers of all ages, nonprofits, and businesses by matching volunteers year round with compatible one-time and recurring volunteer opportunities to meet the most critical needs of the community, essentially making volunteering easy.

Youth Media Advocacy Program

The Youth Media Advocacy Project (YMAP) empowers teens to express their own voices, particularly on education reform and the school environment, through the media.

PGH Equality Center

PGH Equality Center offers a local mental health center run by and serving the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community.

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc

YAP provides youth and their families with intensive support in their homes, school and community through our wraparound-advocacy model.

Neighborhood Legal Services Association

NLSA strives to ensure access to justice by providing free “civil” legal services to low income individuals and families


KidsVoice represent children involved in the child-welfare system in Allegheny County’s Juvenile Court.

Pittsburgh Prep

Pittsburgh Prep offers tutoring for SAT and ACT exams

Goldstein Test Prep

Goldstein Test Prep offers tutoring for SAT and ACT exams

Axios Tutoring

Varsity Tutors - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tutors offers Test Prep & Academic Tutoring

Women's Center and Shelter Greater Pittsburgh, PA

Women’s Center & Shelter also provides free legal and medical advocacy to all victims of abuse

Bethlehem Haven

Offers services mainly for single women. Their services include: emergency shelter, transitional housing, drug & alcohol treatment, and supportive services.