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PLEASE NOTE: All housing requests must go through Allegheny Link (1-866-730-2368,TTY 412-350-5205). YWCA Greater Pittsburgh is not able to accept direct housing requests. 

Providing safe, affordable transitional & permanent housing.

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh offers supportive and affordable housing programs for homeless low-income individuals and their children. The YW also offers affordable housing options for low-income families who meet certain income criteria. The objective of the YW’s Housing Program is to help families establish safe, affordable, permanent housing as an important foundation for self-sufficiency and economic stability.

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Chrysalis-Shelter plus care

Permanent, supportive housing for homeless individuals with a substance abuse and/or mental health diagnosis or HIV/AIDS. This programs is for single individuals and individuals with children.

WISH (Women In Supported Housing)

Permanent, supportive housing for dually diagnosed individuals (those struggling with both drug/alcohol addiction and mental illness), and their children.

YW Homes, Inc.

YW Homes, Inc. is a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. The purpose of YW Homes, Inc. is to create affordable housing choices for low-income families in those communities that do not provide such options.


The recent events of violence by white nationalist in Charlottesville is in opposition to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s mission and core more

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