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Frequent Utilizers of Services in Allegheny County

What are these reports about? Nationally and locally, policymakers and practitioners are interested in the people who frequently use publicly funded services, particularly crisis services. Most people who use crisis […]

Homicides in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh

Homicide data from 2016 to 2021 is analyzed by location, weapons used and victim demographics among other factors in order to understand what contributes to community violence.

Safety and Justice Challenge: Reports from Allegheny County

Allegheny County was awarded a grant to reduce the Jail population by 20%. This series of annual reports describes the first 3 years of the project.

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COVID-19 and Employment of Human Services Clients

Analysis of employment and earnings of people who rely on the public services of Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services.

Latinx Needs Assessment

The Latinx population in Allegheny County grew 80% between 2010 and 2020. This most recent community assessment report found several clear themes and opportunities for better serving the Latinx community.

Needs Assessment of Economic Security

In this 2021 report, less than half of survey respondents were satisfied with their ability to meet their family’s everyday basic needs.

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COVID-19 Community Learning Hubs

This report provides data about community-based learning hubs that were created in response to school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Impacts of Housing Displacement on the Residents of Bethesda-Homewood Properties

In October 2017, more than 200 residents of predominantly Black neighborhoods in Pittsburgh’s East End were told that their rental subsidy would end within a month. This report looks at the impact of forced displacement and what types of social supports can help.

Improving Crisis Prevention and Response

Researchers and public representatives met to address challenges that persist throughout our crisis system. They developed a set of 16 recommendations.

Data-Driven Efforts to Improve Housing Coordination for People Experiencing Homelessness

Allegheny County established a coordinated entry system to prioritize the most vulnerable homeless clients to get them into housing as quickly as possible.

Calculating Unit Costs: A Resource for Justice System Decision-Making and Policy Analysis

Allegheny County completed a cost analysis of parts of the criminal justice system, including the cost of an arrest, the cost per day of incarceration, and the cost per day of probation supervision.

Veterans in Allegheny County’s Homeless Services System

The number of Veterans entering homeless assistance programs in Allegheny County consistently declined from 2014 through 2018. This report looks at details on demographics, housing program types and involvement with other County services.

Point-in-Time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness: Annual Reports

Reports about Allegheny County’s annual count of homelessness in the region.

Accidental Overdose Deaths: Interactive Dashboard and Report

This report and dashboard describe accidental overdose deaths that occurred in Allegheny County, with a look at trends in numbers of deaths, demographics, and substances involved.

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Community Need Index

The Allegheny County Need Index was developed to identify areas of the County that have greater relative need. This report and related materials explore census tracts in need and recent trends.

Allegheny County Jail Population Decreases During COVID-19

During the pandemic, the Allegheny County Jail released eligible older and health-compromised individuals and low-risk individuals awaiting trial. This data brief explores the decrease of the Jail population and the recidivism of people who were released.

A graph showing the number of incidents and reports between 2015 and 2020. 2017 was the highest with 750 incidents in the first 6 months.

Use of Force by City of Pittsburgh Police

The City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police tracks each incident in which an officer uses force with a subject. This report describes trends in use of force incidents and information about the circumstances and subjects involved.

A graph showing Allegheny County jail populations since January, 2020.

Population of the Allegheny County Jail: Interactive Dashboard

Data available from 2018 to the present. Updated daily.

Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Strategic Initiatives

DHS developed a set of “strategic initiatives” to focus on in 2019 and 2020. A report presents these initiatives and examples of how DHS has worked with our community partners to continually improve.

Performance of Programs in the Allegheny County Homeless System: Interactive Dashboard

This dashboard displays information about the performance of homeless system providers in Allegheny County. Dashboard users can select a system-level view or explore particular program types to see how providers are meeting performance benchmarks.