COVID-19 Resources

Hazelwood Initiative Rapid Response Grant

The following COVID-19 relief programs are offered by Hazelwood Initiative and provides assistance for residents of Greater Hazelwood.

  • Housing stabilization grant for payment towards rent, mortgage, associated late fees or emergency repairs (must own and live in the home) | $1,000 max.​

  • Utilities grant for payment towards gas, electric, or water bills and any associated late fees | $300 max.

  • Basic needs grant for purchase of groceries and household goods | $200 max. in preselected gift cards

Additional resources for COVID-19 relief assistance (applicants must live in Greater Hazelwood and have a household income that does not exceed 100% of the Area Median Income):

  • Rental, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance

    • URA - The Housing Stabilization Program (HSP): a housing crisis intervention program that provides one-time or short term (up to 3 months) financial assistance to households who are facing a temporary, non-reoccurring housing crisis.


  • Food Assistance

    • Center of Life: Meals for delivery (11am-1pm, Monday-Friday) 

      • 484-542-6572

    • Fishes and Loaves Cooperative Ministries: Meals available for pick-up (11:30am-1pm, Monday-Friday)

      • 412-499-4313 

      • 131 E Elizabeth (Pastoral Center), Pittsburgh PA 15207 

    • Meals on Wheels: Bagged lunch and microwaveable dinners delivered to your door Monday – Friday (Delivered between 9:30am – 11am) – Serving Greater Hazelwood, Greenfield, and parts of Squirrel Hill

    • POORLAW: Meal delivery for Glen Hazel residents 

    • Praise Temple Deliverance Church: Meal delivery for Glenwood residents 

      • 412-277-0113

    • PROPEL Hazelwood: Meals for children available for pick-up Mondays and Thursdays 

      • 5401 Glenwood Ave

    • Meals for Seniors (City of Pittsburgh – Senior Centers)Meals for pick-up for seniors registered for congregate meal service available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (11am – 1pm) at the following Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers:

      • Glen Hazel – 945 Rosselle Court, 15207

      • Hazelwood – 5344 Second Avenue, 15207

    • Senior Food Boxes (Hazelwood Initiative & Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh)Monthly delivery of non-perishable food delivered to your door. You must be over 60, live in Greater Hazelwood, and your household income may not exceed 130% of the Area Median Income (AMI). You must provide a photo ID and proof of income.


  • Food Assistance (City and County)

    • Big Burgh: To view a directory of available food, updated daily click here 

    • Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank: To find a food pantry near you click here

  • Mutual Aid – General assistance from volunteers


Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

4901 Second Avenue

2nd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15207