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Phone: 412-562-0154
2100 Smallman Street
2nd Floor

Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania 15222
USA
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Target demographics: Children and youth experiencing homelessness of all ages.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: HCEF partners with homeless housing facilities throughout Allegheny County to provide educational resources and programs for children and youths who are homeless. Though, volunteer opportunities vary depending on an individuals interests, skills, and time frame.

Geographic areas served: Our direct education services are focused primarily in Allegheny County, but we work to build awareness and outreach throughout the region and the state.

Programs: When children become homeless, the uncertainties of their situation and the accompanying emotional stress may mean they do not attend school for days, even weeks. Once back in school – often not the school they had been attending – they may have difficulty adjusting to new teachers, different expectations, and unfamiliar classmates. Children who are homeless can quickly fall behind.

HCEF is committed to advocating for the educational rights of these children and to fostering within them "hope through learning." The organization does this through extensive educational programs/services, outreach events, and collaboration within the community.

We are privileged to have as our partners in this endeavor the dedicated homeless housing agency directors and after-school program staffs and HCEF volunteers.

Mission:
Our Mission: To provide advocacy, community engagement, and direct service programs that support the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in Allegheny County.

Our Vision: That all children and youth experiencing homelessness will receive the necessary educational resources, guidance and opportunities to launch them on a path of success in school and in life.
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04/16/14
As Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and as a volunteer for more than 8 years, I can't say enough about HCEF. The organization supports kids experiencing homelessness through shelters and other partners that serve them. Our goal is to ensure they have access to all they need to continue to learn... more »
04/05/13
I am a faculty member at a local university who has partnered with HCEF for service-learning classes. I am very impressed by the expertise, professionalism, and heart of the staff I have worked with at HCEF. GREAT NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION... more »
11/15/12
I've recently become associated with HCEF and I'm quite impressed with all the charitable work this organization does. The staff are all dedicated, and caring people focused on making a difference in young people's lives. Get involved...what could be better than helping to make a positive impact ... more »
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