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The tenth annual Local Government Case Competition engaged graduate students in thinking about creative solutions to employment challenges for vulnerable Allegheny County residents. They...

Fifty-three students representing 14 programs from five universities participated in the ninth annual Local Government Case Competition, focusing on transportation challenges for Allegheny County...

Creating an integrated Department of Human Services in 1997 was a herculean task. It involved combining four formerly-separate departments, geographically dispersed and structured in...

Integrating school data with the Department of Human Services Data Warehouse allows unprecedented collaboration between human services and school social workers. This group of...

An initial assessment is often a client’s first service experience, and, as such, it plays a major role in the perception, comfort and outcomes...

The high percentage of inmates with mental health and/or substance use issues presents significant challenges to the correctional system. Untreated behavioral health issues contribute...

Fiscal Year 2012/2013 saw the implementation of the Human Services Block Grant in Allegheny County, which combined a 10 percent decrease in funding from...

U.S. Government Accountability Office The U.S. Government Accountability Office examined four innovative data sharing practices (including DHS's) to determine (1) how selected states or localities...

Between 1993 and 2011, Allegheny County Department of Human Services received three SAMHSA grants to implement systems of care designed to support youth with...

DHS’s Improving Outcomes for Child and Families initiative utilized a service integration focus to serve families with multiple needs.  It was based on the...

This report details the transformational administrative and operational changes within DHS from its creation in 1997 through 2010. Click to read the full report.

Starting Early Together, a program of Allegheny County’s System of Care Initiative, was designed to serve children under six with serious emotional disturbances, and...

With the creation of the Department of Human Services in 2007, Director Marc Cherna began the process of integrating the existing Departments of Aging,...