Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, Wood Street Commons is home to 258 diverse and friendly residents who join together to create a community of fellowship and activity. CHS operates several programs within Wood Street Commons that work in tandem to provide residents with options for stability, permanent housing, support services and social interaction.
The Shelter Program
CHS assists in finding safe and affordable housing, obtaining income, and providing health care and education.
Bridge Housing provides moderately structured support to 15 individuals with chronic mental illness who also have a history of being resistant to treatment and have been or are at imminent risk of becoming homeless. The on-site staff provides a variety of support, including assistance with daily living skills, care management, service coordination, medication monitoring, and health and wellness services.
Work Toward Sustainability From Crisis
Residents enrolled in this permanent housing program receive assistance with room and board, care management, supportive counseling, daily life skills training, medication monitoring, and referral to local resources. The program also creates opportunities for celebration, socialization and skills building.