Welcome to the Community Resources area listing
local information and special programs.
Carnegie Borough incorporated on March 1, 1894, when Chartiers and Mansfield merged to become one. The Library & Music Hall was Andrew Carnegie’s legacy gift to the town that took his name. The ACFL&MH and the Borough share a very special relationship.
The Borough of Carnegie website provides a wealth of community information, forms and permits, local ordinances, business listings, and more.
- Allegheny County food assistance programs
- Free Food and Resource Distribution Sites in Allegheny County
- Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
- Bagged breakfasts and lunches are available for all children ages 18 and younger on weekdays from 11 AM to 12 PM at the Carnegie Borough Building (1 Veterans Way); from 11:15-12:15 at the Carnegie Boys & Girls Club (630 Washington Ave); and from 4 to 5 PM at Saint John (601 Washington Ave).
- Weekend bags of groceries are available at all three of the Carnegie sites on Fridays.
- Finding Your Way in PA
- Allegheny Link, or call 1-866-730-2368
- Allegheny County Homeless Services
Pennsylvania’s Office of Unemployment Compensation is the place to apply for unemployment benefits.
Allegheny Link connects you with people who can help with your unemployment application.
UCHelp.org includes information on contacting legal aid services to appeal a denial of unemployment benefits.
American Education Services helps you explore careers, search for schools, learn about student aid, and find grants and scholarships.
College Board offers a comprehensive listing of grants and scholarship information.
Fastweb.com is a personalized scholarship search engine that lets you sort and track scholarships.
College Scholarships provides a large database of scholarships and grants for you to search.
SeniorHousingNet provides detailed information for families and senior citizens who are looking for senior living and care options, including information on financial support.
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured on the Administration for Community Living, AARP, Forbes, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the internet.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age.
UPMC Resolve Crisis Service A crisis can be anything from feeling lonely and needing to talk, to feeling overwhelmed with life. Stress and problems — both large and small — fill each of our lives and we all have moments of crisis. No matter how big or small these problems seem, it helps to talk with someone.
Mental Health Emergency Services 412-350-4457
If you are having a physical health emergency call 911
If you are in need of emergency services related to a mental health crisis, emotional distress or use/abuse of drugs or alcohol, and need to speak to someone immediately call resolve Crisis Network 1-888-796-8226 (1-888-7-YOU-CAN)
Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging
The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) assists Allegheny County residents, 60 years of age and older, to live safe, healthy and, when possible, independent lives. AAA is the front door to find services for yourself, a spouse, a relative or a friend. Carefully review the page to find information about all the ways we are ready to help and how to contact us to get started.
Life Span Resources and Services for Seniors
We are a non-profit agency providing critical support services for residents of Allegheny County 60 and over. Programs and services include: Care Management, Family Caregiver Support, Home Delivered Meals and Senior Community Resource Centers. The Administrative/Care Management Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (unless a scheduled holiday). If you should need assistance during non-operational hours, please call the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging at 412-350-4234 for assistance.
Allegheny County Senior Line
Whether you wish to receive services or you are just looking for information that can benefit older adults, the SeniorLine information and assistance call center may be a great place to start. SeniorLine staff members are highly-skilled care managers who will answer your questions, or help you begin the process of receiving services.
Virtual Senior Academy
The Virtual Senior Academy is a free program that connects adults age 50 or older in the Pittsburgh region through interactive courses online that are offered throughout the day. If you’re looking to expand your horizons and make new friends, the Virtual Senior Academy is for you!
We offer live learning experiences using video chat software that cover topics like health and wellness, arts and music, book clubs, history, current events, and much more. Class facilitators are community members like you who want to share their passion and knowledge with other Pittsburghers.