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DHS Advisory Body Meetings 2014

Advisory bodies are associated with each service area of DHS.  These advisory bodies are required by state mandate to oversee the provision of services and to assist in policy planning.

Meetings held in the Human Services Building after normal work hours are accessible through the door adjacent to the parking lot in the rear of the building.  To enter, use the intercom to the left of the door to alert the guard.   

Area Agency on Aging

Advisory Council to the Area Agency on Aging

AAA Offices
Birmingham Towers
2100 Wharton Street, Second Floor
Schenely Conference Room (unless otherwise noted)
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
 
February 18, 2014  
April 22, 2014
June 13,  2014 – Annual Hearing, (location TBD)
September 16, 2014
November 18, 2014

10:00 a.m. to Noon

Offices of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability

Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Advisory Board
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Homestead Grays conference room, Lower Level*
Second Tuesday of January, March, July, September and November; 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.;

A joint meeting with the Drug and Alcohol Planning Council will be held on May 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Drug and Alcohol Planning Council 
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Homestead Grays conference room, Lower Level*
Second Wednesday of January, March, July, September and November; 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.;

A joint meeting with the MH/ID Advisory Board will be held on May 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Office of Children, Youth and Families

Children and Youth Services Advisory Committee
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Rachel Carson conference room, Lower Level*
First Wednesdays in January, March, May, (July 9), September, November; 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Office of Community Services

County Community Services Advisory Council 
Human Services Center II
413 Penn Avenue, First Floor, Turtle Creek, PA  15145
March 10, June 9, September 8, December 8; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Employment and Training
Local Management Committee (LMC)
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
Rachel Carson conference room, Lower Level*
Fourth Tuesday of every month; 9:00 a.m. to noon

Local Housing Options Team (LHOT)
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Rachel Carson conference room, Lower Level*
First Tuesday of every month; 9:00 a.m.

Ten-year Plan to End Homelessness Committees

Continuum of Care
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
Rachel Carson conference room, Lower Level*
Announced at previous meeting, 10:00 a.m.

Homeless Alliance Advisory Board
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
Liberty conference room, Lower Level*
Last Tuesday of January, April, July and October, 10:00 a.m. 

Homeless Outreach Coordinating
Community Human Services
1945 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15219
Fourth Thursday of every month; 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Disability Connection 

City of Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Task Force on Disabilities
200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
First floor conference room
Meeting dates and times 

Executive Office

Immigrant and International Advisory Council
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
9:00 a.m.
Meets quarterly in January, April, July, and October
Call 412-350-5835 for next meeting date

 LGBTQ Community of Practice
Locations vary, see below
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Second Monday of each quarter (*unless otherwise specified)

March 10, 2014  
UCP/CLASS
1400 South Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218

June 9, 2014
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
116 S. Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

September 18, 2014* TBA
December 8, 2014 TBA 

Dinner is provided. Please arrange for dietary restrictions by emailing Shauna Lucadamo or phone her at 412-350-2436.           

Systems Improvement Through Youth (SITY)
One Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Lower level conference room*
4:00 p.m.,  

*Meetings held in the Human Services Building after normal work hours are accessible through the door adjacent to the parking lot in the rear of the building. To enter, use the intercom to the left of the door to alert the guard.