City of Pittsburgh Council District 2
Welcome to Pittsburgh City Council District 2!

Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith welcomes you to Pittsburgh City Council District 2. District 2 is home to some of the friendliest  neighborhoods the city has to offer. From the wonderful people, the caring communities and beautiful landscape, we are proud to call District 2 home. For updates and events visit us on Facebook.

District 2 Serving You!

District 2 serves the neighborhoods of
Banksville, Beechview, Chartiers City, Crafton Heights,
Duquesne Heights,East Carnegie, Elliott,
Esplen, Fairywood, Mt. Washington,
Oakwood, Ridgemont, Sheraden, South Shore, West End, Westwood, and Windgap.

Love Your Block Improves District 2's Memorials


Love Your Block Program gave grants to Veteran Memorials in Crafton Heights, Mt. Washington, The West End, Elliott, Oakwood, and Sheraden. All these projects were a  great way to honor our veterans throughout the District.

Contact Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith

Telephone: 412-255-8963
Fax: 412-255-8644


510 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh PA 15219

Cellone's Bakery

Cellone's Italian Bread Company celebrated the opening of a 111,900 suqare-foot bakery on May 28. The new facility, which nearly doubles the bakery's capicity, is located in the industrial park on Napor Boulevard in East Carnegie.

Crisis Hotlines
Woman's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
(412) 687-8005

Adult Mental Health Services
(1 888) 796-8226

Youth Mental Health Services
(412) 690-6902

White Lily Baptist Church revitalizes Garden at Charties Playground

On Saturday May 30th a large group of volunteers worked to plant shrubs and flowers around existing signs at Chartiers Playground.

West End Alliance Beautifies a Green Space with Love Your Block

On Sunday September 21, residents of Fairywood came together to turn an overgrown vacant lot at the community entrance into a beautiful garden and usable green space. The project was supported by the City of Pittsburgh;s Love Your Block program.

posted 7/17/15 @ 12:00 am

The West End Alliance is a new CDC founded by Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith. The Alliance has brought together 14 out of our 16 neighborhoods, excluding Mt. Washington and Duquesne Heights, which are currently working with the MWCDC. This alliance marks the first time the 14 neighborhoods are working together. Through several committees the alliance is making District 2 a stronger place to live, work, play and invest!

posted 6/17/13 @ 12:00 am

After a lot of hard work from CAPture Production Studios, our District 2 commercial is finally finished and ready to be viewed. The commericial captures beautiful views of our District and highlights every neighborhood. Click the link below to view it!

posted 6/17/13 @ 12:00 am
Ream Recreation Center

After shutting down in 2010 the Ream Recreation Center re-opened on January 17, 2013 to the youth of Mt. Washington and nearby communities. Ream Recreation is offering 18 after school recreational programs that are available to all District 2 residents.

Click on the link below to read an article about the re-opening:

posted 4/03/13 @ 4:01 pm

"Learn and Earn" Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program

The Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP) is a program from the City of Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office, and managed by the Pittsburgh Partnership. Six weeks of work experience are offered to participants in one of two employment tracks. These two choices being either internships or conservation crews restoring parks and public spaces. 

PSYEP offers up to 30 hours a week and $7.25 per hour pay. Applicants must be between the ages of 14 and 21 and legal residents of the United States or of legal United States work status.

For more information, click the link below:

posted 4/03/13 @ 3:38 pm
West End Works Employment Center

West End Works Employment Center

On December 14, 2012 the West End Works re-opened the employment center. Located in the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Elliott. Their facility offers laptop computers and internet access. Assistance in resume building, job training, and use of the facility is offered to all residents of District 2. Their hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

posted 4/03/13 @ 3:30 pm

510 City County Building | 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-8963 | Fax: 412-255-8644

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