Notifications and Bids

Public and private firms provide the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pa. notice of upcoming projects and services that are offered through a bid process. Members receive notification by the specified request from sources such as:

Bids received from:

  • Allegheny County Government
  • Board of Public Education
  • City of Pittsburgh General Services
  • City of Pittsburgh Parking Authority



Technical Assistance

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pa. provides technical assistance on a variety of business issues through its membership or in-office assessment for a referral.

Technical Assistance is provided for such areas as:

  • Business Start-ups
  • Development of Business Plans
  • Loan Packaging
  • Marketing Consulting
  • Training



Pittsburgh, PA Social Security Offices

The Social Security Administration (SSA) local office is the location that handles all types of Social Security claims and applications, from retirement to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This link provides a listing of all the Social Security offices in and around Pittsburgh. You can find important information like the office’s hours of operation, directions, or phone numbers which can help in arranging an appointment or contacting an office.

The tips below will help to ensure your SSA trip goes as smoothly as possible, with few hassles and hiccups. It helps to go prepared.

  • Schedule Your Visit
  • Calendar Your SSA Appointment
  • Show up with Your Documents
  • Bring a List of Questions
  • Be Polite and Patient
  • Be Prompt, or Early
  • Ask What to Do Next



AACCWP Comparison of Business Referrals and Bids 2014 – 2016