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Educational Supports for Children and Youth

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 

Educational Trainings 

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.

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