What is the Financial Opportunity Center and Neighborhood Employment Center?

The Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) and Neighborhood Employment Center at Northside Common Ministries aims to help local families achieve financial stability. The FOC offers the following FREE benefits:

  • Employment Services: Our on-site employment specialist will help you find a job.
  • Access Income Supports: Our on-site income supports specialist will help you access food stamps, CHIP, Social Security Disability, Utility Assistance, free tax preparation services, and more.
  • Financial Education and Coaching: On-site financial counseling will help improve your credit and improve your budgeting.

Who is eligible for the FOC/NEC?  

This program is free and open to the public. Walk-ins are welcome, Monday through Friday, 12:00-3:00 p.m. 

Where is the FOC/NEC? 

Services are located on the 2nd floor at Northside Common Ministries, 1601 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Who to contact:

Karen Wagner
Phone: 412-323-1163
Email: karen.wagner@ncmin.org