If I Need Help

Schedule of daily services offered by Ministerium

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Contact information for Ministerium Members

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BigBurgh is a mobile-optimized website that pulls together the services that can help those having a tough time (especially the homeless or those at risk of being homeless) in the City of Pittsburgh. BigBurgh provides a platform via its website apps to a community of users to access information about services for homeless, poor, and vulnerable populations and to provide a communications forum between Outreach workers, police, and users.


PA 2‑1‑1 Southwest is part of the national 2‑1‑1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number, chat, text, and a web resource for finding health and human services – for everyday needs and in crisis situations.

Every day, highly trained 2‑1‑1 call specialists provide referrals to:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, shelters, rent and utility payment assistance
  • Physical and Mental Health Resources: crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling
  • Employment Support: financial assistance, job training, education programs
  • Support for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities: home-delivered meals, transportation, health care
  • Youth and Child Care Programs: after school programs, summer camps, mentoring, protection services
  • Regional Disaster Preparation

Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 2‑1‑1 (or 1-888-553-5778). TTY and language services are available in more than 170 languages and dialects.


Would you like to donate? Simply text “give” to 412-274-7146.