Children of Incarcerated Parents
Allegheny County sought to update a 2008 analysis examining the demographics and needs of children who have had a parent incarcerated at the Allegheny County Jail. There are other children […]
Community Violence Reduction Initiative
This details the County’s plan, including strategies and investments, for implementation of the Community Violence Reduction Initiative. Overview: Working in partnership with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Office of […]
Allegheny County Opioid Settlement Projects
Overview: Beginning August 31, 2022, Allegheny County received its first payment related to the settlement of litigation against manufacturers, distributors, and associated consultants for the opioid industry. Together, the litigation settlement will […]
University of Pittsburgh’s Aging Services Landscape Scan
This report was created by University of Pittsburgh and describes services offered by county Area Agency’s on Aging to help inform local strategies. What is this report about? This report […]
Child Fatalities and Near-Fatalities
What are Child Fatalities and Near-Fatalities? The County is required by state law to review each death or near-death of a child and use the information to improve practice and […]
Allegheny County Discounted Fares Pilot Program
Overview: This pilot will examine how lowering the cost of public transportation affects individuals’ travel patterns, employment and earnings, healthcare utilization, and other socioeconomic outcomes. We will provide discounted public […]
Eviction Cases in Allegheny County
Allegheny County wanted to learn more about evictions in the region. A data report details numbers of cases filed, who is winning the cases, and how evictions affect low-income tenants.
Older Youth Pandemic Relief
What is this report about ? From June to October of 2021, Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) provided a cash assistance program for transition-aged youth called Older Youth […]
Latinx Needs Assessment
The Latinx population in Allegheny County grew 80% between 2010 and 2020. This most recent community assessment report found several clear themes and opportunities for better serving the Latinx community.
Point-in-Time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness: Annual Reports
Each year, Allegheny County participates in a federally required national effort to count the number of people experiencing homelessness on a single night in January. Allegheny County also performs a […]
Frequent Utilizers of Services in Allegheny County
What are these reports about? Nationally and locally, policymakers and practitioners are interested in the people who frequently use publicly funded services, particularly crisis services. Most people who use crisis […]
Homicides in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh
Homicide data from 2016 to 2021 is analyzed by location, weapons used and victim demographics among other factors in order to understand what contributes to community violence.
Safety and Justice Challenge: Reports from Allegheny County
Allegheny County was awarded a grant to reduce the Jail population by 20%. This series of annual reports describes the first 3 years of the project.
Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare: Interactive Dashboard
Data available from 2017 to 2021. Updated annually.
COVID-19 and Employment of Human Services Clients
Analysis of employment and earnings of people who rely on the public services of Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services.
Needs Assessment of Economic Security
In this 2021 report, less than half of survey respondents were satisfied with their ability to meet their family’s everyday basic needs.
COVID-19 Community Learning Hubs
This report provides data about community-based learning hubs that were created in response to school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Impacts of Housing Displacement on the Residents of Bethesda-Homewood Properties
In October 2017, more than 200 residents of predominantly Black neighborhoods in Pittsburgh’s East End were told that their rental subsidy would end within a month. This report looks at the impact of forced displacement and what types of social supports can help.
Improving Crisis Prevention and Response
Researchers and public representatives met to address challenges that persist throughout our crisis system. They developed a set of 16 recommendations.
Data-Driven Efforts to Improve Housing Coordination for People Experiencing Homelessness
Allegheny County established a coordinated entry system to prioritize the most vulnerable homeless clients to get them into housing as quickly as possible.
Calculating Unit Costs: A Resource for Justice System Decision-Making and Policy Analysis
Allegheny County completed a cost analysis of parts of the criminal justice system, including the cost of an arrest, the cost per day of incarceration, and the cost per day of probation supervision.
Veterans in Allegheny County’s Homeless Services System
The number of Veterans entering homeless assistance programs in Allegheny County consistently declined from 2014 through 2018. This report looks at details on demographics, housing program types and involvement with other County services.
Older Adult Protective Services Program Data: Interactive Dashboard
Data available from 2019 to 2021.