Pittsburgh Public Schools: As an official Pittsburgh Public Schools After School and Out-Of-School Time Program, we share their common goals of being committed to deliberately preparing students for life after high school throughout their educational experience, by increasing and strengthening after school opportunities for children so that they are successful in school and in life.
Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS): Ruth’s Way, Inc. is a participating Behavioral Health Service Provider with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Children, Youth and Families/Behavioral Health Community of Practice. Within this Community of Practice, we have joined child welfare providers, DHS and Community Care Behavioral Health staff, and Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Family Division personnel in a combined effort to serve the families involved with the child welfare system in the provision of services and specializations that contribute to a robust continuum of care including mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services, community-based and out-of-home care for both children and caregivers. The Community of Practice also serve families who are at-risk of losing custody of their children to the child welfare system as well as families who have already lost temporary custody and are working to reunify with their children.
Live Well Allegheny: As a Live Well Allegheny Community Partner, we share their mission in aiming to improve the health and well-being of Allegheny County Residents, and making Allegheny County the “healthiest county” in the nation. As a Behavioral Health agency, Ruth’s Way, Inc. forms a team of phenomenal Behavioral Health Professionals, composed of Achievement Consultants who are SFW (Strength-based Family Worker) credentialed Family Workers, and Therapeutic Clinicians who are Licensed Professionals.
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC): provides our clients with campus tours, information, literature, application processing to provide a smooth transition to secondary education enrollment with their agency.
Bidwell Training Center: provides our girls who pursue enrollment with valuable career training opportunities and placement upon graduation.
Tickets for Kids Charities: Provides a variety of event tickets to our clients while fulfilling their mission of enabling underprivileged children and their families to fully participate in the enriching resources our community has to offer, including cultural, sporting, educational, and entertainment activities.
Dress For Success Pittsburgh– Provides professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to our clients ages 18-21 to help them thrive in work and life.
The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank: provides Ruth’s Way, Inc. with supplies of diapers and wipes for the children of our clients.
The Braddock Free Store: has provided us with a vast quantity of Lego Blocks and Building Sets to provide to the children of our clients.
The Glide Project (Girls Leading In Divine Excellence): Ruth’s Way, Inc. provides fiscal sponsorship to The Glide Project, so that they may establish funding as a non-profit agency in achieving their mission to transform, strengthen and encourage the lives of young ladies teaching them to rise above life challenges, and accept who they are.
Gwen’s Girls: On June 7, 2014 hosted our community event/fund-raiser “Where Are You?” an open forum for adolescent girls and professional women to communicate with the goal of eliminating the biases that exist among them. Gwen’s Girls provided their facility as our event site and we presented our venue to their clients, staff, and persons from the public.
The Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Hands Are Not For Hurting Series Dangerous Choices Program: Provides instruction and curriculum in dating violence prevention to increase our youths’ awareness of dating violence, help our girls to explore the options and legal rights of adolescents involved in abusive relationships, and guide them on how to begin building safe, healthy relationships.
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW)
Ruth’s Way, Inc. is currently enrolled as a fee-for-service medical provider under programs administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to provide Medical Assistance Case Management for persons under age 21.
PNC Bank: Through the PNC Community Development Banking program, PNC bank provides financial education seminars to give our clients the confidence, information, and tools needed to make informed financial decisions that help them to achieve their goals.
Hand-in-Hand Counseling Services, LLC: Provides therapeutic treatment and counseling services for our clients who require mental health evaluations and/or services.
Cindy Cohen School of Driving, LLC: Provision of instructional tutoring sessions to our clients who are preparing for to test for their Driving Permit attainment.
The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania membership: promotes access and business opportunities for African American business owners and professionals throughout the region.
The African American Leadership Association (AALA) membership: promotes access and business opportunities for African American business owners and professionals throughout the region.
CEED: Christian Evangelistic Economic Development: Provision of organizational development assistance through their mission of revitalizing, strengthening and producing healthy, self-sustaining communities through innovative programs and projects that put community members and stakeholders in the forefront of economic growth and self-sufficiency.