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Familylinks Awarded $1M Homeless Prevention Contract


Contact Information:
Lauren Galletta
Director of Development & Outreach

FAMILYLINKS AWARDED $1 MIL. HOMELESS PREVENTION CONTRACT  Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services Selects Familylinks for New Program

Pittsburgh, PA (December 16) – Familylinks announced today that the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) has selected Familylinks as the organization best suited to implement and manage a new initiative designed to prevent homelessness among families engaged in the County’s Child Welfare System. The contract, totaling approximately $1,000,000, will apply Familylinks’ expertise and long term service to this population group.

Familylinks Chief Operating Officer, Marianne DiMatteo, commented, “I am very proud of our team and their effort to prepare the winning proposal for this important initiative. This award represents recognition of the many years that Familylinks has provided compassionate and effective resources to individuals and families facing homelessness. We are grateful to DHS for the opportunity to extend our family-centered services to the community.”

Familylinks serves more than 9,500 individuals and families each year by providing a comprehensive array of family-centered services for not only the homeless but also those dealing with addiction, seniors living at home, those needing mental health services, and behavioral health programs.

About Familylinks

Familylinks is a nonprofit organization committed to building healthy communities by strengthening individuals and families through the provision of comprehensive, quality services. By believing in the worth of those served, Familylinks assures that all children, families and seniors in western Pennsylvania have the tools they need to be healthy, happy and strong for life. To learn more, visit