Family Support Center

A child’s home is the first and most influential environment in their development. Recognizing this, we collaborate in meaningful ways with families of young children to support this critical learning period in their lives.

As lead organization for the Homewood-Brushton Family Support Center, Trying Together helps to foster responsive and caring family-child interactions through innovative programming and strategies.



Programs & Activities

Parents and families enrolled with Family Support may participate in:

  • Advocacy
  • Center engagement
  • Community interaction
  • Creative workshops
  • Developmental assessments
  • Family fun night/special events
  • Father initiative program
  • Mental health
  • Parent council
  • Parent focus groups
  • Play groups
  • Resource connections

If you are a guardian, family member, or parent of a young child and are interested in enrolling please contact Family Support at 412.727.6649.




Intensive Families

Advocate for themselves and their children birth to five years
These include families enrolled through programs such as:

  • Children, Youth and Families (CYF)
  • A Second Chance
  • Small Seeds
  • Other reunification programs

General Families

Community residents throughout Allegheny County who participate in scheduled services and activities at Homewood-Brushton Family Support Center




For Web (Full Version)

For Print (Abridged)


Close up of children's hands playing with toy trains