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Our Programs

The primary goals of Ansar of Pittsburgh are focused on the strengthening of communities and the empowerment of immigrants to become active members of society. Ansar started off as a grassroots effort whose strength lies in its volunteers, community engagement and support. Discover more about our efforts and programs below.

Community Development

Together We Thrive

Building a strong community is one of the key areas of focus here at Ansar of Pittsburgh. We are founded by individuals dedicated to helping immigrants become one with their communities.  We connect immigrants to services available for Allegheny County residents. We connect volunteers with immigrant families to assist them acclimate to life in their communities. Our programs focus on creating common understanding between immigrants and the communities they reside in. Get in touch with us today and learn more about the events and programs available.

Support Services

Guidance and Relief

Ansar of Pittsburgh offers a variety of services to help immigrants acclimate to their new communities. Guidance is offered for housing applications, resume building, college applications, career building, ESL classes, social services and for many other needs. We collect donated items and food to families in need.  Explore our Service section to learn more about the many support services offered.

Education & Outreach

The Path to Success

In collaboration with several educational entities, Ansar of Pittsburgh offers English as a Second Language Classes for individuals and in a group setting, tutoring, educational guidance for adults and children. We offer Arabic focus Weekend School, skill training guidance, and group discussions for women, men and for young adults. Contact us to find out more.

Youth Empowerment

Building a Stronger Future

Ansar of Pittsburgh is dedicated to creating an environment and providing the tools necessary for youth to excel. The Saturday School program is one of these efforts and it provides early childhood education and language training. We provide public speaking training for youth, college application and course selection guidance, events and group discussion. Contact us to find out more about the Saturday School program and other available opportunities.