Legal and Informational Resources

This section contains a multitude of legal and informational resources for residents.

Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General


Attorney General Joshua D. Shapiro is Pennsylvania’s highest law enforcement official. His office holds the responsibility of protecting and serving the various citizens and agencies within the Commonwealth. The Attorney General is served by a staff of several hundred prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, agents and support staff in offices across the state.

Office Mailing Address:
564 Forbes Avenue, Unit 6
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Allegheny County District Attorney


Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr. currently serves as the county’s top law enforcement official. His office accepts referrals from over 100 active police departments, including the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Allegheny County Police Department, and the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department. His office also reviews all complaints filed by citizens.

Office Mailing Address:
436 Grant Street
Suite 303
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Honorable William K. Wagner (Pine, Marshall, Bradford Woods)


Contact the office of the Honorable Judge William Wagner, serving Pine, Marshall and Bradford Woods. Judge Wagner occupies the office of Magisterial District Judge.

Office Mailing Address:
8105 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Pennsylvania Right-to-Know


Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know law (RTKL) allows individuals to obtain public records from their government. These records are managed by our Office of Open Records, which is a government agency designed to assist citizens, agencies, public officials and members of the media in gaining access to said public records.

Office Mailing Address:
400 North Street Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

Honorable Tom Swan (Richland Township)


Contact the office of the Honorable Judge Tom Swan of Richland Township. Judge Swan occupies the office of Magisterial District Judge.

Office Mailing Address:
2060 Saxonburg Boulevard
Gibsonia, PA 15044

Victim Support and Protection

This section contains resources for victims of crime.

Center for Victims of Violence and Crime


(From centerforvictims.org.)
Center for Victims is a one-stop-shop with one message, one number to call, and one door for people to walk through to get the best combination of services to meet their needs. Center for Victims ensures that any and all victims in need of services can easily and readily access quality, seamless, and comprehensive services that allows for reduced confusion for victims in their time of trauma; increases effectiveness, influence, and presence; avoids duplication of services; ensures sustainability for our organization; and creates a consistent and improved quality of service for their clients.

Office Mailing Address:
3433 E Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Allegheny County Children Youth & Families


Report suspected abuse or neglect.
(From alleghenycounty.us.)
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) offers an array of services to protect children and strengthen families while providing resources to help them meet their basic needs. If your child’s safety and well-being are at risk, DHS is required to take the necessary steps to protect your child.

Office Mailing Address:
564 Forbes Avenue, Unit 6
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape


Pittsburgh Action Against Rape has been serving the Pittsburgh community for more than 43 years through advocacy, counseling, prevention and education. Since its inception in 1972, this organization has established a rich history of providing knowledge, skill-building and support for every member of our community. PAAR’s help line is available 24/7 and can be accessed directly from this site.

Office Mailing Address:
81 South 19th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1852

Health and Rehabilitation Services

This section contains various rehabilitative and health-related resources. In case of emergencies, always call 9-1-1.

Drug Rehabilitation of Pittsburgh


(From drugtreatmentcenterspittsburgh.com.)
Addiction is an intensely powerful disease that is associated with life-threatening complications and effects. There is no way to determine who will suffer from addiction to drugs or alcohol; the disease can affect individuals of all ages and from all different backgrounds, regardless of factors like sex, race or social standing. Use this extensive directory of Drug Treatment Centers in Pittsburg to locate which treatment facilities are best suited for you.

Office Mailing Address Information
Multiple addresses are available. Call or visit online for more information. All calls answered 24/7 by Rehabs Near You.

Pittsburgh Poison Center


Attorney General Joshua D. Shapiro is Pennsylvania’s highest law enforcement official. His office holds the responsibility of protecting and serving the various citizens and agencies within the Commonwealth. The Attorney General is served by a staff of several hundred prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, agents and support staff in offices across the state.

Office Mailing Address:
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street PFG 01-01-01
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Help.org Rehab Services


A community organization dedicated to empowering people suffering from substance abuse addiction with tools and resources to start their personal journey toward recovery.
(From rehab.help.org.)
Going to rehab is a huge investment. It’s important to choose carefully, but the sheer number of rehab choices can make finding the best option challenging. To help you identify the best facilities in your state, we’ve determined which rehabs offering payment assistance were likely to be the best choice for the most people.

Office Mailing Address Information
Multiple addresses are available. Visit online for more information.

Other Departments and Agencies

This section contains contact details for various other agencies and police departments.

Allegheny County Police


(From alleghenycounty.us.)
Our motto, “To Serve with Honor,” guides Allegheny County Police officers every day as we serve our residents and visitors alike. Our patrol areas include the Pittsburgh International Airport, the Allegheny County Airport, nine County Parks, and the Borough of Wilmerding. The Allegheny County Police investigate all criminal activity which occurs on county-owned property, while providing investigative services and assistance to local, state, and federal agencies.

Office Mailing Address:
875 Greentree Rd. 10 Parkway Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Federal Bureau of Investigations


(From fbi.gov.)
The Bureau has had a presence in Pittsburgh since its earliest days. After a century of service, the Pittsburgh Division looks forward to continuing its work to protect the communities it represents and to help defend the nation.

Office Mailing Address:
3311 East Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Allegheny County Sheriff


(From sheriffalleghenycounty.com.)
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office was founded in 1789 and remains the longest tenured law enforcement agency in the county. Soon after the United States and Great Britain ended the Revolutionary War, Sheriff James Morrison assumed office in January of 1789.

Office Mailing Address:
Allegheny County Courthouse
436 Grant Street
Unit 111
Pittsburgh, PA 15219