Hotline (24/7) | 412-687-8005 Text Support (9am-5pm Monday-Friday) | 412-744-8445
Womens Center & Shelter

Contact WC&S

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1.

24-Hour Hotline
(412) 687-8005
(877) 338-8255 (toll-free number)

Advocates are available for online and text support from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday.

Text Message Support: (412) 744-8445

Online Chat: Click the “Chat for Help” button at the bottom of your screen to begin talking to an advocate.

Please do not reach out to our program staff directly for immediate assistance.

Media Inquiries

Media can contact Emily, Marketing Communications Specialist, via email at or phone at (412) 687-8017 ext. 338.

Please do not contact Program staff directly.


(412) 687-8017

Legal Advocacy

(412) 355-7400

Medical Advocacy

(412) 917-1841

Department Directors
Mailing Address

P.O. Box 9024
Pittsburgh PA 15224


(412) 687-3315

If you are looking to make a tangible product donation, please note that we are unable to accept any gently used items, including clothing. If you are looking to donate new items from our wish list, please email


The contact form below should not be used in emergencies. It’s safest to call our hotline at (412) 687-8005.

  • This contact form should not be used in an emergency. If you need immediate assistance, you can reach us by:

    Calling our hotline at (412) 687-8005, available 24/7.

    Texting us at (412) 744-8445, available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

    Clicking the "Chat for Help" button to talk online with an advocate, available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.