In response to this crisis, Trying Together and partners have developed several new platforms and resources to support the continuity of care and education for families in Southwestern Pennsylvania and to support the early learning professionals who provide these services. Visit to learn more about the new platforms and resources.
United Way’s Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time supports quality out-of-school time programs in Allegheny County. Visit our site to find highlights of quality program offerings for young people.
The Summer Dreamers Academy is a no-cost, all day, premier summer learning camp for Pittsburgh Public School students that offers high-quality academic lessons in the morning and engaging enrichment activities in the afternoon. Visit their website to learn more and apply for the 2020 year.
To find a Summer Food Site near you, you can text “FOOD” to 877-877 or Call 2-1-1 for the United Way Hotline to hear site locations. All kids 18 and under can visit any site during its specified serving time to receive a free meal. No registration is required to participate. To learn more and view the hundreds of locations, check out the website here.
The Citiparks team is constantly coming up with new programs to entertain and educate our youngest residents and their caregivers. Check out their website here to learn more about CitiCamp, the Roving Art Cart, or to find a Recreation Center or Spray Park near you.
Participating in a summer reading program can help kids and teens retain the skills they have gained during the school year. Studies have shown that when kids and teens read during the summer, they are more likely to succeed when the new school year begins. Pittsburgh households, check your mailboxes in June for a build-your-own Summer Reading mailer!
Allegheny Child Care is a free search tool developed in response to COVID-19 and provided to caregivers of young children to locate available child care spots in REAL TIME.
Kidsburgh.org features a robust calendar of kid-friendly events throughout the region and a directory of child-serving organizations, as well as hundreds of kid focused news stories. Check out their website and event listing.
A+ Schools Pittsburgh serves as a resource and catalyst for change by collecting and distributing critical information and providing specific ways for the community to help make Pittsburgh’s schools great.
As part of the Creative Learning Network’s COVID-19 relief efforts, our region’s teaching artists have created a wide variety of fabulous, free resources for #ArtsLearningAtHome. Check out the live events, video, and virtual workshops!
Remake Learning Days Across America is an innovate learning festival for families and youth! These hands-on and engaging events are designed for kids of all ages. Stay tuned for more information, as Remake Learning Days Across America has been postponed.