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Serving Youth & Families Since 1880
Serving Youth & Families Since 1880

How We Make A Difference

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*Family Partnership Program: Our Family Partnership Program is both a non-crisis and intensive family preservation program that preserves and strengthens family unity by serving families who are at-risk for having one or more children placed out-of-home due to abuse, neglect, truancy, substance abuse or severe parent/child conflict.


*Foster Care Program: Three Rivers Youth’s Foster Care Program serves child-welfare youth 0-21 years old who have been removed from their homes. These youth have a history of neglect, abuse, truancy and often behavioral and substance abuse issues. Our program utilizes nurturing, caring and supportive foster parents to provide a safe, stable, and supportive environment for our foster youth.


*Street Outreach: TRY penetrates Allegheny County with outreach initiatives for homeless youth who need emergency assistance and help with accessing housing and healthcare, legal advocacy, job placement services, referrals to educational programs, career training, and mental health.


*Behavioral Health Services at Three Rivers Youth are high-quality mental health services that focus on improving lives, reducing symptoms and improving self-management of the consumers we serve. Services are targeted for eligible individuals, and families experiencing mental health issues or concerns.


*Drug & Alcohol Prevention: TRY offers quality prevention services to youth, adults, and families throughout Allegheny County to reduce early initiation of substance abuse and increase decision-making skills. The services are within the community and school setting. Services include drug and alcohol pre-screenings and referrals, individual sessions, and follow-ups, small groups, classroom presentations, alternative activities, and information dissemination.


*Drug & Alcohol Intervention services are offered to groups to address risky behaviors associated with substance abuse. Individuals receive supportive services related to accessing intervention and treatment. Outreach efforts heighten awareness of substance abuse and risk factors.


*Drug & Alcohol Treatment: TRY is licensed to provide D/A outpatient treatment services. The services include drug and alcohol level of care assessments, out-patient and intensive out-patient treatment through individual and group counseling. The sessions are confidential, culturally sensitive and intended for the under-served and high priority populations.


*Drug & Alcohol Recovery: The Termon Avenue Wellness Retreat is an adult recovery housing program where male and female residents seek employment, education, healthy life habits and coping skills that will assist them in transitioning back into their communities. The Termon Avenue Wellness Retreat provides residents with a home-like, tranquil, and comfortable environment committed to a culture of non-violence, dignity, respect, safety, and sobriety. Pending...


*Drug & Alcohol Case Management & ACT 53: TRY provides drug and alcohol assessments and referrals to individuals referred by Adult Probation/Parole at the Community Resource Centers and drug and alcohol assessments and referrals to adolescents as ordered by the court.


Accomplishments: Continuously accredited through the Council on Accreditation for 25 years; successful bidder on a contract to provide Recovery Housing Services; Serves over 5,500 youth, adults, and families annually; Phase 1 certification of becoming a Sanctuary Certified Organization.