Mothers Gain Professional Development Tools for Success

Speed Networking at Sojourner House

Friday, May 13 was “graduation day” for lucky students in the inaugural Sojourner House MOMS Professional Development class. After taking part in an 11-session course during early 2022, the students were recognized for their hard work. According to volunteer instructor Susan Orr, the course covered the following topics:  résumé, cover letter and thank-you note writing interviewing skills budgeting and financial … Read More

Sojourner House, Family Links and POWER Join Forces to form Pennsylvania Treatment Alliance, Combating The Opioid Epidemic

The Pennsylvania Treatment Alliance is a recently formed collaboration between three organizations focused on combating the opioid epidemic in Western Pennsylvania, with a specific emphasis on treatment for women and families. The Alliance is a combined effort between Sojourner House, which provides compassionate, faith-based addiction recovery services to women and their children; Family Links, an organization committed to building healthy … Read More

Thank you, Victorian Tea supporters!

A record-breaking 375 guests attended the 12th Annual Victorian Tea on April 10, raising over $60,000.  The event was chaired by Christie Smith, Sojourner House board member and Sojourner House MOMS board treasurer.  Special thanks to honorary co-chairs Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Gilman and his wife Amanda Gilman.  Kathy Slencak, Manager of Public Relations at CentiMark Corporation and CentiMark Foundation was this year's ... Read More

Sankofa Open House

Blue skies and sunshine greeted over 70 guests who gathered on May 6 to celebrate the grand opening of Sojourner House MOMS at Sankofa. Valerie McDonald-Roberts, Chief Urban Affairs Officer for Mayor Peduto’s administration, cut the ribbon at the event, culminating three years of extensive planning and community support.