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

Mission / Values


The Brashear Association supports and enriches families in a community context to build more vital lives and neighborhoods in South Pittsburgh.

Through its provision of human services and community action, Brashear recognizes community strengths and diversity and encourages self-help, citizen education and community improvement and involvement.


The Brashear Association fulfills its mission through a commitment to fundamental values:

Service to the underserved, respect, integrity, partnership, deep understanding, diversity and stewardship.

“Participants face numerous hurdles. The system is complex and bureaucratic. Brashear staff and volunteers help people navigate the system and relationships keep them engaged.”