Pittsburgh Community Service, Inc.

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Pittsburgh Community Services, Inc. (PCSI) was established in 1983 as the designated Community Action Agency (CAA) for the city of Pittsburgh and serves as the anti-poverty agency for the city.



PCSI's mission is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities in Pittsburgh by bridging the gaps from poverty toward sustained prosperity!

Our mission is accomplished through advocacy, strategic collaborations, partnerships, case management directed services ... and innovative solutions that affect systemic change!


PCSI is recognized as the innovative Community Action leader in reducing the impact of poverty in Pittsburgh through direct service, advocacy, mobilizing resources, sustainable economic empowerment, and effective institutional change.

Services and Programs

PCSI provides comprehensive Case Management Services for people in need and operates three programs:

Food Assistance Program: PCSI funds several food distribution centers in the city of Pittsburgh. We also provide food and nutrition assistance directly to people in crisis at our on-site food pantry.

Training and Workforce Development: PCSI provides clients with assessment and/or counseling services and provides referrals to partner agencies, supporting clients to overcome a variety of employment obstacles.

Work Ready Program: PCSI helps individuals who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) transition to the Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) program to secure and retain employment.

Oakland Office:
249 North Craig St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Southside Office:
50 South 7th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

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