We Believe That Strong Families Create Safe Families
At Jeremiah’s Place, we work to bridge the gap for families by providing more than just childcare. Our Strong Families Team can provide families with resource connections, support with basic needs, and much more to help improve self-sufficiency and self-confidence.
As a health and human services provider, you may recognize when a family is in need of emergency childcare. As Pittsburgh's only emergency childcare provider, Jeremiah's Place is here for all families to help bridge the gap between times in need.
Families can use the services provided Jeremiah's Place for a variety of reasons - including: medical and mental health emergencies, job interviews, homelessness, respite, domestic violence, and any other reason where a family may require emergency childcare.
After completing our intake process, a family can leverage the emergency childcare services provided by Jeremiah's Place free of charge.
Getting a family started is easy:
Getting a family started with Jeremiah's Place begins with your referral. You can do this a couple of different ways:
- Download and complete our Referral Form
- Sit down with your family and call us at 412-924-0726
- You can also encourage them to call on their own
Please keep in mind that we are a voluntary, parent-driven service - so a parent must be present when calling.
Once received, your referral form will be processed within 3 business days and our staff will contact your family.
Once we make initial contact with the family we will work with them and guide them through our intake process.
Families will be required to provide some documentation:
- Child's Social Security Card / Number
- Child's most recent health assessment / immunization records
- Child's medical insurance information (if available)
- Child's pediatrician information
- Emergency contact information
Frequently Asked Questions
Looking to get a family that you're working with started with Jeremiah's Place? Or just want to know a little bit more about us and how we operate? Check out some of our most frequently asked questions below.
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Still have questions? Contact us today!