Educational Supports for Children, Youth and Young Adults
DHS strives to support the education needs of children, youth and young adults who reside in Allegheny County by collaborating with parents, caregivers, educators, school administrators, and providers to improve academic outcomes.
This section of the website is designed to help parents, caregivers, educators, school administrators, providers and human service workers identify the education resources they need to help the children in their care be successful in school.
Early Learning for Children Six Years of Age and Younger
Enrollment in Kindergarten and Grades 1 through 12
Education Decision Makers
Education for Children, Youth and Young Adults Involved in the Child Welfare or Juvenile Justice Systems
Education for Children, Youth and Young Adults Who Are Homeless
Education for Children, Youth and Young Adults With Special Needs
Education for Children Who Are Immigrants or Internationals
Special School Settings
Discipline in Schools
Truancy and Poor Attendance
Progress Toward Promotion and Graduation
Preparation for Post-secondary Education
Education-related Professional Development
Child Abuse and Mandated Reporters
Education-related DHS Research and Reports
About the Department of Human Services
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) is responsible for providing and administering human services to county residents. DHS provides services for older adults, adults and families, young adults and children. DHS is committed to meeting the human service needs of county residents through an extensive range of prevention, early intervention, crisis management and after-care services.