NEED is a full-service college-access program. We provide a plethora of services, including scholarships, annual Historical Black Colleges and University (HBCU) Tours, Access to College & Career Education training programs, the AAMMI mentoring program, to name a few.

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Our Mission

NEED provides career and college access services which empower youth from the Pittsburgh region to aspire to, learn about, prepare for and complege higher education.

Our Vision

NEED's vision is to unlock the power of education by helping youth meet their highest potential and enhance their quality of life, thereby strengthening Pittsburgh's regional economy.

Our Services

NEED serves as a college access program designed to unlock the power of education from the barriers that young underserved students face on their path to higher education.