Empowering people. Stabilizing neighborhoods. One family at a time.

Utility Assistance

Brashear helps low-income households access utility assistance through the application process for LIHEAP, Crisis, CAP programs, Dollar Energy, and weatherization services. Partners include Dollar Energy and Columbia Gas.


Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Neighborhood Employment Center, 730 East Warrington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by appointment only.


  • Through the efforts of Brashear’s two case managers, 390 households received Dollar Energy Fund assistance with a total of $116,544 in grants distributed to defray utility costs.  Brashear continues to exceed past years’ application completion and remains one of the few agencies in South Pittsburgh to efficiently provide this much needed service.