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Children's Home Society of Pennsylvania

Dates:
Established - 1893
Closed - ?
Locations:
1st site - Penn Avenue, Wilkinsburg
2nd site - 5439 Potter Street, Shadyside
3rd site - 135 Penwood Avenue, Edgewood (1912)
4th site - 467 South Aiken Avenue, Pittsburgh (1930)
5th site - 5618 Kentucky Avenue, Pittsburgh (1969)
6th site - 5324 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15224
Also Known As:
The Children's Home of Pittsburgh (1936)
Founder:
Rev. William Henry Thompson of McKeesport
Sponsoring Agency:
Methodist Church
Notes:
Location of Records:
Children's Home of Pittsburgh
5324 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-441-4884
Sources:
PA Department Vertical Files (Orphanages)
1943 Directory of Social Resources **(r361 D62)**
1968 Directory of Health and Welfare Services **(r361 D62)**
Annual Reports (1906-1913) of the Children's Home Society of Pennsylvania **(r362.7 C436)**
The Children's Home of Pittsburgh: A Century of Service and Caring **(rHV995 .P62 C45 1993x)**