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Juvenile Court Project

A Project of the Allegheny County Bar Association/Foundation
Provides free legal representation to qualified low-income parents who are parties to a dependency action through Allegheny County’s Juvenile Court. 

Contact:

Juvenile Court Project
Koppers Building, Eleventh Floor
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
412-391-4467
412-391-4465 (fax)          
http://www.acbfparentadvocates.org

Walk-in hours:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays - 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Tuesdays, Thursdays - 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

What to Bring:

Proof of household income, e.g. DPW & SSI printouts, pay stubs, W-2 forms, and child support orders.
Any paperwork concerning your case, e.g. notices of hearing dates, reports prepared by your OCYFS caseworker, family court orders, etc.
Names and telephone numbers of potential witnesses, e.g. doctors, therapists, school officials, housing authority officials, probation officers, service providers, etc.

Requirements: 

You must be a biological parent or an adoptive parent.
You must have a court active dependency or termination of parental rights case in Allegheny County.
Your Household income must fall within the poverty guidelines established by the Department of Health and Human Services.