What is this report about? 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. […]
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 […]
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.
Data available from 2017 to 2021. Updated annually.
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.
Allegheny County established a coordinated entry system to prioritize the most vulnerable homeless clients to get them into housing as quickly as possible.
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.
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.
Data available from 2019 to 2021.
Data available from 2021 to 2022.
This report and dashboard describe accidental overdose deaths that occurred in Allegheny County, with a look at trends in numbers of deaths, demographics, and substances involved.
During the pandemic, the Allegheny County Jail released eligible older and health-compromised individuals and low-risk individuals awaiting trial. This data brief explores the decrease of the Jail population and the recidivism of people who were released.
Data available from 2018 to the present. Updated daily.
DHS developed a set of “strategic initiatives” to focus on in 2019 and 2020. A report presents these initiatives and examples of how DHS has worked with our community partners to continually improve.
This dashboard displays information about the performance of homeless system providers in Allegheny County. Dashboard users can select a system-level view or explore particular program types to see how providers are meeting performance benchmarks.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Allegheny County, the Department of Human Services responded, streamlining processes that helped feed, educate, house, protect and serve thousands of clients and residents of the County.