Foster Parenting

A couple years ago now, I was asked to write an article about becoming a foster parent. Here’s my two cents. I’ve also listed some of the agencies in our county for those who are interested.

Allegheny County Foster Care Agencies

A Second Chance

Auberle Family Foster Care

Bair Foundation-Pittsburgh

Bethany Christian Svcs of Western PA

  • 10521 Perry Highway Suite 310
    Wexford, PA 15090
    (724) 940-2900

Children’s Home Of Pittsburgh

Every Child

Family Hope Connection

  • 828 Hazelwood Avenue
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 422-7200

Genesis of Pittsburgh

Greater Valley Community Services, Inc.

  • 609 Jones Avenue
  • North Braddock, PA 15104
  • (412) 351-7055

Gwen’s Girls

Mon Yough Community Services

Pressley Ridge

Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh – Project Star

Three Rivers Adoption Council

Try Again Homes – Allegheny Office

Wesley Spectrum Services Foster Care


  • updated in June of 2015, but may not be comprehensive as there is quite a bit of change in agencies.