Family Support



Child Care and Respite Care

Special Needs Child Care

Resource Contact Information

Children's Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center/Child's Way
Adoption, pediatric specialty hospital, daycare for children with medical needs.
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Child care information services.

Respite Care

Whether it is for a few hours or a few days, respite care (temporary relief from caregiving) provides the support and relaxation many caregivers need.

Resource Contact Information

Alliance for Community Respite Care (ACRC) of CLASS (formerly Allegheny County Respite Care Coalition)
Regional resource that links family caregivers to respite services, information and funding.  Maintains online database of local providers and links to the statewide cross-age/cross-disability network of respite agencies.
Access to Respite Care and Help (ARCH) National Respite Locator Service
Helps parents, family caregivers and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.
ACHIEVA
The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh
CareBreak
Day and overnight respite
Care Unlimited
The Emmaus Community
Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox Neighborhood Corp.
Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh
Liken Health Care, Inc.
Mainstay Life Service, Inc.
PLEA
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Child care information
VNA HealthCare Services