Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness


Family Resources

AWARE: Partners in the prevention of violence
Provides emergency and family services
Hotline: 1.888.981.1457

Catholic Charities
Provides family supports
Sharon Office: 724.346.4142
Toll free: 1.800.350.2699

Community Action Partnership of Mercer County
Provides family and housing supports

Joshua’s Haven City Mission
Provides free bread and smaller items to those in need

Mercer County Assistance Office
Department of Health services

Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission
Provides needs assessments, services planning, linkage to community supports
Crisis Hotline: 724.662.2227
Central Intake: 724.662.2230

Mercer County Children and Youth Services

Prince of Peace
Provides emergency and family services

Removing Barriers

Newsletter –

Free Tutoring 

MIU IV, in collaboration with Slippery Rock University, offers FREE tutoring for children experiencing homelessness or who are in foster care to bring additional support for educational success. Tutoring can be completed during school hours, evenings, or even weekends.

How to refer:

1) Email:

2) Call MIU4: 724-458-6700 EXT. 1215

It is important to note that the education definition of “who is homeless” includes those staying with others (grandparents, family, friends) or staying in hotels due to economic hardship or other similar reasons.

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