How to Get Housing Help

If you are currently homeless or about to become homeless, please call Allegheny Link at 1-866-730-2368 for referrals to shelters and housing programs, both at CHS and at other agencies.

If you are experiencing housing difficulties, like a utility shutoff or eviction notice, or you currently do not have a safe place to live, we have options to help.

How to apply:

Please call our intake team at 412-246-1640 to speak with a staff member to discuss your situation. If your situation is something that we might be able to assist with, we will schedule an in-person appointment for further assessment and intake.

The CHS Intake and Coordinated Assessment team is located in the Strip District at 2525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Please enter the parking lot off 26th Street, and the entrance of the building is located within the parking lot. Many buses, including the 86, 87, 88, 91, and 54 stop within one block of the building.

To help us assist you, please bring the following documents:

  • Photo ID for all adults living in the household

  • Social Security Cards for all adults AND children living in the household

  • Birth certificates for all children living in the household

  • Proof of income, including paystubs dated within 30 days of intake, SSI or SSDI statements for any household members, child support statement, proof of Department of Public Welfare benefits, including TANF or Food Stamps

  • Housing or utility information, including eviction notice, letter from landlord with eviction date, letter from agency on letterhead that you are living in shelter or transitional housing, utility company shut-off notice, and a copy of your lease

For more information please contact:
2525 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.291.3009 fax