Services in Allegheny County

MENS Group Men Embracing Nonviolence and Safety

A program of Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
412 687 8017 ext 340

MEN/s Group offers abusers education on the nature of domestic violence, strategies for stopping abusive behavior, changing attitudes and achieving equality in relationships. The program has a long term goal of helping participants achieve the mutual respect, trust, and support necessary to maintain non-abusive relationships.

Persad Center

Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 441-9786

Persad Center is the nation’s second oldest licensed counseling center specifically created to serve the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Persad provides quality professional, accessible and culturally-affirming psychotherapy and psychiatric services for LGBTQ and HIV+ individuals, couples and families. A domestic violence program is part of Persad’s services. Counseling is available for both victims and batterers.


Susan M. Sacks LPC
412-697-0880 x4506, 412-605-4432 (cell),

Wesley Family Resources

Deborah Freeman

Services Outside of Allegheny County

Persad Center (see above) has an outreach center in Washington, PA, and serves GLBT clients in all of Western Pennsylvania.

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