Jeremiah's Place

The community's first crisis nursery is now open for 24/7 child care - all day and all night! Call us at 412-924-0726.

We are open to all children ages 6 and under for free, temporary short-term care when families are in crises or experiencing an emergency situation and need safe care for their children. We look forward to serving the needs of all families when they have no other safe option for childcare.


We are located at 6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 in the Kingsley Center building. Call us at 412-924-0726 or email us at for details.

Jeremiah's Place is a nonprofit organization advocating for the safety and well-being of young children.

Our mission is to protect children and strengthen families by providing a safe haven of respite, health, renewal, and support for children and families during times of crisis.  We strive to serve as a leading voice for child abuse prevention thereby transforming the community into a place that is safe, stable, and loving for all children.

Read more to see how you can be a part of this innovative work.

Jeremiahs Place

What's New

Article in Pgh P-G

Our first few months of operation detailed in the Pgh P-G.

Thank you Penguins Foundation!

Thank you to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for their generous donation.


First month: more than 20 kids and 700 hours of emergency child care provided!


Upcoming Events

Volunteer Orientation

Interested in volunteering at Jeremiah's Place? Duties may involve "baby holding," reading to a young child, assisting in an arts and craft projects, therapeutic play or other typical tasks associated with the care of young children. Light housekeeping and assisting with meal time duties may also be required. Volunteers must be willing to provide their full attention to the children while in the nursery.

Read about the Volunteer Eligibility Requirements. To sign up for the fall orientation, please email Eileen Sharbaugh.

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Jeremiah's Place at the Kingsley Center,
6435 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Get Directions

Did You Know?

From 2002-2011, 412 children died in Pennsylvania as a direct result of child abuse – nearly 1 child every week.