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JobLinks featured in The Pittsburgh Foundation 2015-2016 Annual Report to the Community

Our Financial Opportunity Center was the focus of a great feature in The Pittsburgh Foundation’s 2015-2016 Report to the Community. “The Difference that Knowing Can Make” tells the story of Natasha Sayles, a 29 year old single mother who came to JobLinks saddled with debt and looking for help. There she found our financial coach, […]

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JobLinks financial goal event draws standing room only crowd

Last Tuesday, OPDC’s JobLinks Financial Opportunity Center hosted over 50 guests to celebrate National Financial Goal Day, part of a national celebration launched by the Financial Clinic in New York City. JobLinks was one of three Financial Opportunity Centers citywide to host such an event, geared to build wealth in our communities. Dollar Bank’s Vice […]

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JobLinks National Financial Goal Day Party

Join JobLinks and Dollar Bank’s Carol Neyland for a fall celebration of National Financial Goal Day  Tuesday, October 11 5:45 to 7:45 pm Oakland Career Center 294 Semple Street Learn tips for saving money, cutting costs, and stopping “spending leaks.” Enjoy a delicious dinner. Play fun financial games and win prizes. Enter for a big end-of-the-evening […]

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JobLinks offering free tax preparation assistance

JobLinks Financial Opportunity Center is now offering free tax preparation assistance by appointment on Wednesdays, as part of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. We are ready to help you file on time and see if you’re eligible for a refund. Call 412.621.3821 to schedule your appointment. All appointments are between 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm and take place at […]

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JobLinks Holiday Schedule

JobLinks will be operating on a limited schedule during the holidays. The office will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th. The office will be open from 9am-1pm on: Monday, December 28th Tuesday, December 29th Wednesday, December 30th Thursday, December 31st The office will be closed on Friday, January 1st and will reopen […]

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Register for the Pittsburgh community forum

The Resilient Pittsburgh Deliberative Forums are meant to give Pittsburgh residents a space to learn in more detail about what local government and partners are already doing and to discuss possible solutions with other residents. We’ll talk about the chronic stresses that weaken Pittsburgh and the acute shocks that threaten the city. The goal of […]

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“I have $300 more each month thanks to JobLinks Financial Opportunity Center”

It could happen to any of us. Wesley Allen suffered a major accident while on the job. While waiting to process disability claims, his bank account dwindled, and he fell behind on his bills. A single dad of three, Wesley’s wife passed away years ago from complications from sickle cell disease. His children were only […]

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