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Winter Coats Needed and More ant NHCO

NHCO Winter Coat Collection

North Hills Community Outreach is collecting new and gently used winter coats for local families in need through October 31. Children’s and adult XL and XXL are especially needed. Coats should be clean and have working zippers. Donations can be dropped off at NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101, Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm, and at the food pantry behind the building on Saturday, October 5 from 9am-noon. For more information, please contact Vicki at or 412-487-6316opt 1.

 NHCO Seeking Senior Companions for County Program

Are you 55 or older? Are you interested in helping vulnerable older adults by visiting them in their homes? Can you serve between 15 and 40 hours per week? Consider becoming a Senior Companion!

North Hills Community Outreach, an Area Agency on Aging Senior Companion Program Volunteer Station, is seeking Senior Companions for northern Allegheny County. Senior Companions will earn a tax-free hourly stipend, meal allowance and mileage reimbursement for related travel, plus pre-service orientation, monthly training and supplemental accident and liability insurance while on duty. Senior Companions must meet certain income guidelines.

The next Senior Companion Orientation is October 28-31. Please apply early to be eligible to attend.  For more information, contact Kerry Mulhern at 412-449-0151

 WorkAble Employment Help

WorkAble offers free employment services to unemployed and underemployed people all over Allegheny County. Services include monthly workshops in resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and networking, as well as job fairs, social media training, an online learning center and computer lab, and more.  For more information, call Harriet at 412-487-6316 opt 2 or WorkAble is a partnership between North Hills Community Outreach, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, and South Hills Interfaith Ministries and funded by United Way.

Vehicle Donations Needed for Local Working Families!

Community Auto, a program of North Hills Community Outreach, accepts vehicles in any condition, has them repaired, and sells them at below market value to local working families who need them to get to work. Please consider donating your unused or unwanted vehicle to Community Auto. You could change a life! And you could get the maximum tax deduction. FREE pickup, towing and notary! Call 724-443-8300 or visit

 Volunteer Information Sessions at NHCO

Learn about volunteer opportunities at North Hills Community Outreach like teaching computer literacy classes, driving the senior shuttle, doing data entry, answering phones, sorting and distributing coats and other items, taking seniors to doctor appointments, and so much more! A Volunteer Information Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. October 10 in NHCO Millvale and at 10 a.m. November 7 in NHCO Allison Park. To register, contact Linda or 412-487-6316 opt 2.

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