About UsKinship Care...It’s our purpose!

Introduction

Introduction

A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) is a non-profit corporation established in 1994. Its mission is to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment to children who are being cared for by their relatives or a close family friend - formally called "kinship care". ASCI became a subcontracting agency of Allegheny County Children and Youth Services (now called Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families [CYF]) in July, 1994.

 
Our Mission

Our Mission

To strengthen and preserve healthy kinship families for children.

Our Vision

Our Vision

A world where all youth are given an equal opportunity to grow into responsible adults; where abuse and addiction cycles are broken

Our Mantra

Our Mantra

Every Child Touched by A Second Chance, Inc. Has a Right to Be Safe and Must Thrive.

 
Howard Wright

Howard Wright

Vice President

Facility Operations

Pittsburgh Corporate Office

(412) 342-0600
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   Howard Wright is the organization’s Vice President of Facilities Operations. Beginning in 2003, Howard brings to the agency a vast knowledge and experience to assist in managing its physical plant facilities.

   Mr. Wright has a Diploma in Environmental Compliance from Delaware Technical Institute and a Diploma from Gateway Technical Institute in HVAC and refrigeration. He has also earned numerous certificates in leadership and competent supervision.

   Mr. Wright has worked in the building maintenance and construction Industry for over 25 yeas. In addition, he served as an Instructor for the State of New York for Environmental Hazardous Materials. He was also instrumental in assisting the U.S. Postal Services and U.S. Mint in the development and implementation of air quality level standards in the workplace by OSHA standards.

His current responsibilities include oversight of buildings, grounds, security, workplace safety, van fleet, day general services staff and related building operations.