Help in Hard Times
See also: Financial Crisis
Books, DVDs and Databases for Financial Help
The library offers a wealth of books on budgeting and personal finance, as well as databases to help you find a job.
Check here for organizations that help with clothing in the Pittsburgh area.
Finding a Job in Pittsburgh
If you got laid off, these links to major employers and job searches in Pittsburgh might help you find a new job.
Links to local agencies like the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank as well as to state assistance programs
- Housing Assistance
Local, state, and national organizations that provide housing assistance
Save money while eating fresh, nutritious food by starting your own vegetable garden. The library has many books to get you started.
Making Home Affordable
Making Home Affordable is a key part of the Obama Administration's effort to help homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Pennsylvania's Here to Help Portal
From meeting basic needs for food and shelter to upgrading professional skills to find a new job in a high-demand industry, the commonwealth has a wide variety of programs to help people get through the tough times.
Social Services Agencies
Check here for local social service agencies that can help you through the hard times.