Community Human Services

Pittsburgh, PA   |  http://www.chscorp.org

Mission

CHS empowers individuals and families to live in stable housing, connect to community resources, build relationships, and access quality food.

Ruling year info

1972

Chief Executive Officer

Adrienne Walnoha

Chief Operating Officer

Jon Hoffmann

Main address

2525 Liberty Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15222 USA

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EIN

25-1219610

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Other Housing Support Services (L80)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Housing Assistance

CHS assists individuals and families in a housing crisis obtain and remain in housing. The Housing Assistance Programs also assist individuals and families in the community stabilize their housing and prevent them from becoming homeless. CHS serves anyone over the age of 18 in Allegheny County who is either precariously housed or has lost their housing and needs to obtain new permanent housing.

Population(s) Served

The Residential Programs at CHS provide multiple levels of care for individuals living with behavioral health challenges to live independently in the communty. The programs are designed to individually support and meet the needs of each person.

Population(s) Served

Family Foundations Early Head Start at CHS provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to pregnant mothers families with children from birth to age three in the North Side and Strip District neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. In partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development, Family Foundations promotes the optimal social, intellectual, emotional, and physical development of children.

Population(s) Served

The CHS Health Programs include in-home services to individuals with disabilities living in the community, nursing clinics, and clinical behavioral health services. In-home services including light housekeeping, basic personal care assistance, chore service, meal preparation, completion of simple errands/shopping, motivation and instruction, and social activities help people remain independent in their communities as long as possible.

Population(s) Served

The CHS Community Center in Oakland offers diverse recreational, social, and nutritional programs to the public. With a community food pantry serving more than 1,100 individuals monthly, open computer lab, community café and social programs, CHS helps our neighbors to not only meet their basic nutritional needs but connect with one another in a community where all are welcome.

Population(s) Served

Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, Wood Street Commons is home to 259 residents. CHS operates several programs within Wood Street Commons that work in tandem to provide residents with options for stability, permanent housing, support services and social interaction.

Population(s) Served

Project Silk is a drop in community space for youth age 13-29 who identify as LGBTQIA. Project Silk provides STI/HIV testing on-site to increase knowledge of undiagnosed infections; implements behavioral interventions related to positive adult identity development and sexual health education; skills-based programming for youth to actualize their goals; and provides linkage to medical care and ancillary services to promote overall wellness within HIV positive as well as high risk negative communities.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Best Places to Work 2009

Pittsburgh Business Times

Financials

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Operations

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Community Human Services

Board of directors
as of 12/12/2017
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Drew Miller

Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C.

Term: 2009 - 2018

Meghan Holohan

Freelance Journalist

Vince Son

BKD, LLP

Jim Logan

Battery Giant of Pittsburgh

Heath Johnson

City of Pittsburgh

Aerion Abney

POISE Foundation

Mike Ressler

Diamond Kinetics

Holly Anderton

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Drew Miller

Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C.

Chris Berg

IBM

Karla Villatoro de Friedman

Meyer, Unkovic and Scott

Georgia Petropoulos

Oakland Business Improvement District

Kyle Crawford

Spotlaunch

Kim Walsh

First National Bank

Deborah Rubin

Chatham University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No