Casa San Jose is a nonprofit organization that serves as a resource center for Latinx in the Allegheny County area by connecting them to various social services and by providing programming as needed. Programs at Casa San Jose aim to decrease social isolation and increase empowerment by offering by offering opportunities for community members (youth and adult) to brainstorm about solving community problems and facilitate involvement in civic and community organizations.
Casa San Jose (Casa) connects, supports, and advocates with and for the Latino community. Casa is one of the longest Latino serving organizations in Allegheny County. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden opened Casa San Jose as a resource center for Latino immigrants in 2013. It serves as a base of support for Latinos, helping them to access services – especially, services for children, youth, and families – to better acclimate to their new home in the Pittsburgh area. The Sisters created Casa San Jose as an independent nonprofit with an independent board of directors in 2014.
It now has a staff of 24 people, three Sisters of St. Joseph, and more than a 100 active volunteers.