Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Emergency Housing Coming in 2022!

The Refuge for Women Emergency Housing Pittsburgh program is designed to offer women immediate access to temporary housing, crisis intervention, and other support services. The emergency housing program provides emergency shelter for female survivors of sex trafficking and sexual violence/exploitation. Our program is free to our clients; we do accept payments from Medicaid through Managed Care Organization and other third-party payments. We are unable to serve women with children that also need housing or women in need of a medically supervised detoxification program.

Events

Pittsburgh Events

Sip & Paint Fundraiser

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Pittsburgh Events

Run for Refuge Pittsburgh

Ever wanted to try a Couch-to-5K or hit a personal best time in a 10K? Are you finally crazy enough to attempt 26.2 miles in …

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Pittsburgh Events

Volunteer Training (remote)

Are you looking for a way to serve others in Pittsburgh? Looking for a way to give back by sharing your time and talents?  Refuge …

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Leadership

Theresa Golden

Executive Director

Judy Findlay

Community Engagement Coordinator

Board of Directors

  • Linda Kricher, Ph.D, Chairman, Chief Human Resources Officer, Healthcare Software Development, Kricher Consulting Group, LLC – President
  • Rocco Magnelli, Vice Chairman, Allegheny County Children, Youth & Families CSEC Case Manager
  • Carolyn Buchanan, Treasurer, Staff Accountant, Trinity Health System

  • Katie Holler, MSW, Secretary Social Work Instructor at Franciscan University

  • Annette Grimshaw, Optometrist, Hollywood Family Eye Care
  • Amber Blair, MSW, LSW, MT-BC Executive Director, TryLife Center

  • Aaron Provenzano, Oncologist, Teramana Cancer Center

  • Brian Shivler, National SVP Sales, Progeny Health

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