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Foster Parent Resources

Foster Parent Resources

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services contracts with a network of non-profit agencies to recruit, train and approve foster parents in Allegheny County. ... Read more »

412 Youth Zone: Downtown Drop-In Center

412 Youth Zone:  Downtown Drop-In Center

Youth ages 16-23 aging out of the Foster Care System and/or experiencing homelessness can seek help at the 412 Youth Zone. Whether it is knowing who are reliable su ... Read more »

Independent Living October 2017

Independent Living October 2017

Independent Living October 2017: Check out all of the happenings & events going on. Call to sign up or find out more! ... Read more »

 

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Foster Parent Resources

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services contracts with a network of non-profit agencies to recruit, train and approve foster parents in Allegheny County. Current foster parents are under contract with one of these agencies. ... Read more »

412 Youth Zone: Downtown Drop-In Center

Youth ages 16-23 aging out of the Foster Care System and/or experiencing homelessness can seek help at the 412 Youth Zone. Whether it is knowing who are reliable supports, finding a job, earning a GED, securing affordable housing--learning how to be independent can be difficult. Auberle's 412 Youth ... Read more »

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Arts & Culture

Now in its 13th season, the popular Market Square Farmers Market is a great opportunity for local vendors to promote their goods while providing the Downtown community with a unique and convenient shopping experience. ... Read more »

ABOUT US

HealthShack was designed in 2009 with the help of Youth Ambassadors who know exactly what it's like to start taking charge of your life. HealthShack is named for an actual shack at Wind Youth Services in Sacramento, California, where youth can go to receive sound advice and other basic things they need.
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What is HealthShack? HealthShack

HealthShack™, is the place to keep life records – everything from your birth certificate to social security card to medical history. It’s a secure and simple-to-use site developed for youth like us, by youth like us, to store documents that are super important, yet easy to lose.