Community Resource Center
The Community Resource Center provides a community of choice, hope and purpose where all neighbors can thrive.
The Community Resource Center is a welcoming and safe space which provides opportunities for active transformation for our neighbors to reach their full potential.
Person Centered—Mutual Respect—Accountability-- Innovation
We see ourselves as one community working together to achieve a common vision with common values.
We are a dynamic, flexible, multi-agency team working together to both integrate and innovate seamless service delivery.
We meet people where they are and help them recognize their potential and inherent self-worth by connecting them to available resources to help them thrive mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually
We adapt to the needs of the community through open communication, coordination and collaboration to ensure excellent customer service and hospitality.
- We hold ourselves accountable to our neighbors, each other, and our funders.
Roles and Services Provided
Chartiers Center: Administrative Case Management, service coordination, psychiatrist and social worker will be at healthcare site. Will provide a behavioral health case manager at the CRC, site based and outreach in community, case manager will be mobile. We provide linkages rather than a direct provider of services.
Focus On Renewal: Collaborator, Convener, will provide coordination and administration, will serve as landlord, offering hospitality, Will demonstrate shared leadership, while providing concierge and linkage services. Will have on site a part-time program assistant and full time CRC Director.
North Hills Community Outreach: Will provide a holistic approach of Intensive case management, to help individuals recognize strengths and look at all aspects of their life. The goal is to improve the overall quality of life and support the program participant in working on goals to achieve self-stability and self-reliance. Program requirements- participants must be less than 125% poverty rate, with employment or education goal achievement as the primary aim.
McKees Rocks CDC focuses on four pillars: Economic Development, Economic Independence, Health/Wellness, and Education. While they focus on the first directly, they work the other three pillars through partnerships and through capacity building and integration with community partners. They provide the funding for the Ready to Work program. Their funds support one full time outreach and support work readiness liaison.
Allegheny Children’s Initiative: Offers service coordination to help families find services they need for housing, food, education and work with the entire family to assist development of the child or transition aged youth. The goal is for our case manager to be working with 30 families on the road to self-sufficiency. We will be offering counseling on site for children and their family members.
Sto-Rox Family Health Center: Will serve as a primary linkage partner in the community to meet the physical and health needs of families or individuals participating in programs at the CRC.