FOCUS Free Health Clinic:

412- 502-5024





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2228 Centre Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Hours of Operation: 

Weekdays- 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturdays-11:00 AM  to 2:00 PM


Sundays-  CLOSED

St. Moses the Black Orthodox Mission:


Saturday- Vespers 5 PM

Sunday- Orthros 9:30 AM; Liturgy 10:30 AM

McAuley Ministriess, Pittsburgh Mercy's grant-making foundation, has awarded 24 grants for $967,550 to 22 nonprofit organizations.

The grants support affordable housing, community and economic development, education, health and wellness and workforce development, among...

Stomping slush from their shoes after a morning of work, 45 people entered the Grace Memorial Church basement covered in grime, dust, plaster smears, wood shavings and dirt and began systematically emptying boxes of pizza. On a day off for many, Martin Luther King Day...

In many of our communities in Allegheny County, there is a largely unrecognized contagious disease killing our children. Our communities are being exposed every day to this terrible disease, and we don’t have enough resources, advocacy or treatment to help prevent its...

For several months, Rev. Paul Abernathy, executive director of FOCUS Pittsburgh, has been working to put together a Trauma Response Team that would provide mental and behavioral health services in the wake of neighborhood homicides. Reverend Abernathy would team up wit...

Packed inside the back of an RV in the Hill District, a dozen volunteers pulled the tags off bright orange safety vests, slipped the vests over their coats and zipped up, preparing to step into the cold, dark street.

This was just a drill.

The volunteers are in the final...

The sights and sounds of crime scenes are familiar to residents in the Pittsburgh neighborhoods hit hardest by gun violence.

Yellow crime scene tape looped around trees and fences, uniformed officers stationed along the perimeter, neighbors sitting out on porches. The w...

Almost one year ago, the 2900 block of Webster Avenue had a street workshop that looked like a party. It was the beginning of an experiment that started with 10 households, then grew to 15 and then to 25.

Staff from FOCUS Pittsburgh (Food, Opportunity, Clothing, Underst...

Pittsburgh community organizer Thelma Lovette is a legend in the Hill District. A civil rights monument stands at the corner where she and her neighbors hopped on a bus to the nation’s capital to participate in the 1963 March on Washington. Back then, it was already kn...

The 2900 block of Webster Avenue in the Hill District doesn’t look like it’s suffering. Most of the properties are in decent shape, and day in and day out, it’s fairly quiet.

Rhonda Lockett, a lifelong resident except for a stint in Washington, D.C., said most of her ne...

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