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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Election Bureau Extended Business Hours Through Election Day

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Extended Election Bureau Business Hours

Saturday May 15, 2021 12:00 pm - 5:00 pmSunday May 16, 2021 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, May 17, 2021 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Visit the Election Bureau website for more information.

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1. County
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Election Notices

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Pre-canvass Notice, Canvass Notice, Canvass Computation Notice, and Provisional Board Notice

PRE-CANVASS NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that pre-canvassing of the absentee and mail-in ballots cast for the May 18, 2021 Municipal Primary will begin at 7:00 am on May 18, 2021 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Commissioner’s Public Meeti...

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1. County
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Urgent - Election Poll Workers Needed for May 18 Primary

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Please check the list of locations and contact the Election Bureau immediately at 724-830-3564 if you are a registered Westmoreland County voter and can assist.

The following areas are still in need of poll workers:

Judge Needed

  • Greensburg 1-1 and 2-3
  • Hempfield 5 Wendel-Herminie
  • Monessen 1-1 and 3-3
  • Mt Pleasant Ridgeview
  • New Kensington 4-3
  • North Huntingdon Twp 4-4
  • Sewickley Lowber
  • South Huntingdon Twp Jacobs Creek
  • Youngwoo...
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Call 724-830-3564 or Apply on-line 1. County
Posted on: May 5, 2021

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month!

Foster Care Virtual Event

Virtual Event May 27, 2021 from 5-7 pm. Sponsored by PA Office of Children, Youth and Families.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a foster parent? Learn about Foster Care and meet the local Foster Care Agencies.

Virtual Event May 27, 2021 from 5-7 pm.  Sponsored by PA Office of Children, Youth and Families. 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a foster parent?Learn about Foster Care and meet the local Foster Care Agencies.

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Register here... 1. County
Posted on: April 16, 2021

"Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest

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Visit Westmoreland County's hidden gems - our parks and trails!

Enter to win a great Laurel Highlands gift package in the "Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest!

The “Parks Passport” is an informative guide to our 10 Westmoreland County parks and 5 trails. The Passport encourages marchers to visit and lea...

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1. County
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Courthouse Open by Appointment Only until further notice

Open by Appointment Only

Effective Monday, December 14, 2020 until further notice the Courthouse will be closed to the public, except by appointment only.

Additional Info... 1. County
Posted on: July 21, 2020

We're hiring!

Hiring

Jobs (deadline) Legal Secretary Trainee, Adult Probation (May 13); Corrections Officer, Prison (May 24); Dept Clerk PT, Recorder of Deeds (May 31); Planner I/II/III, Planning Department (June 2); Probation Officer I, Adult Probation (June 4)

County Job Postings 1. County
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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New County program to improve quality of life of Westmoreland County residents by addressing lead-based paint hazards, and other health and safety household threats through its Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control Program

GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

Printable flyer. Help spread the word. 1. County
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Provide Domiciliary “Dom” Care from your home while earning a reliable monthly payment.

Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website 1. County

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Newsletter- The WCDPS Report

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Check out our new quarterly Public Safety newsletter to read about our departments latest updates, accomplishments, and safety tips!
Click "Additional Info" to access newsletter.

View Newsletter 911 Public Safety
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is Complete

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The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update is complete. The HMP documents the risks faced by the county and its communities, an analysis of stakeholder capabilities, and a set of goals, objectives, and actions to reduce vulnerability...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.

Go to WCDPS Twitter page 911 Public Safety

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

2021 Farmers Market Nutritional Program

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FARMER’S MARKET VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

The 2021 Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides eligible seniors with vouchers to purchase produce grown in Pennsylvania.  This program, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department o...

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Additional Info... Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland County Transit Authority - Transportation to COVID-19 vaccination sites

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Westmoreland Transit has fixed-route transportation to or near most medical facilities. Fixed-route public bus service is available to anyone with no reservations or requirements to use the service.

Additional Info... Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Senior Centers and Satellite Centers Closures

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The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging is announcing the closure of all Senior Centers and Satellite Centers effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice, due to concerns about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

As this is a rapidly evo...

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Area Agency on Aging

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Open Positions - Merakey Westmoreland ACT

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What is Merakey?

Merakey is a not-for-profit developmental, behavioral health, and education provider. We offer a variety of services to individuals and communities across the country. We offer these services to 50,000+ people each year at nearly 700 locat...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Disability Awareness Day

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Rain or shine.

Date: Thursday, July 8Time: 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.Place: Keystone State Park Pavilion #1, 1150 Keystone Park Road, Derry, PA 15627

RSVP is requested. Please call Jason Silvis's office at 833.431.0494.

Free food and activities.

A num...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Non-Profit Funding Opportunity Solicitation RFA 16-21

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The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) is pleased to announce the following funding opportunity available to non-profit organizations serving Pennsylvania residents, and their families, with mental health, substance use, and/or ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations - ID and Autism

The Impact - COVID 19 ID Autism

Governor Tom Wolf has announced a partnership with Pennsylvania-based Rite Aid Pharmacy to ease access to COVID-19 vaccinations for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. Beginning May 4, people with an intellectual disability, autism, and thei...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 4, 2021

It's All About You...

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Brought to you by Disability Options Network

  • Parenting with a Disability
  • Sexuality
  • Employment
  • Relationships
  • Prevention of Violence
  • Sports/Recreation
  • Advocacy
  • Woman and Healthcare
  • LGBTQ

We want to hear your voice and we want to help you, and others, develop social c...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 3, 2021

"Autism Acceptance Not Awareness..." Article

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As Autism Acceptance month wraps up, ODP shared an article by Dr. Nancy Doyle   published in Forbes that summarizes many of the major perspectives and themes expressed from the Autistic community over the past month. In the arti...

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BH/DS
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Kepro HCQU Continuing Education Webinar

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The Kepro HCQU invites you to save Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. for a free webinar on working with individuals with intellectual disability/autism as society begins to re-open after the COVID-19 pandemic. The presenters include Dr. John Goldman, MD...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Change in Childline FBI Clearance Result Letters

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PLEASE BE ADVISED as of April 17, 2021, ChildLine has changed the format of the FBI Clearance Result letter.

The major change you will observe in new format is the consolidation of result boxes. Instead of the four checkboxes previously used on the letter,...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 26, 2021

2021 Virtual Spring Building Blocks Lunch & Learn Series

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Who should attend?Parents and Service Providers working in early intervention including:

  • Speech - Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists and Assistants
  • Physical Therapists and Assistants
  • Teachers of the Visually Impaired
  • Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of...
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BH/DS
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Learn Creative Telemental Health Skills and Techniques

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Integrating the Art of Writing into your Clinical PracticeDate: May 7th, 2021Time: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ESTMichèle Mani, M.Ed., invites you to examine the clinical benefits of using narrative and creative approaches in counseling sessions.Learn mo...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Westmoreland County BHDS Live Training Workshops

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Conflict ResolutionDealing with Difficult PeopleDate: June 3, 2021Time: 8:30 a.m.half-day workshop

Virtual WorkplaceHow to Work & Manage RemotelyDate: June 4, 2021Time: 8:30 a.m.half-day workshop

RegistrationRegister hereThen click "Register Now&qu...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Beacon Health Options Virtual Zoom Webinars

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All trainings are open to Members, Family Members, Providers, County Staff, and includes anyone that might be interested in attending.

Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) and Services for Children, Youth, and Young AdultsDate: Tuesday,&...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 19, 2021

"United for Recovery" - Westmoreland County CSP

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The main goal of CSP is to bring about a new understanding and acceptance of people with mental illness, and to offer support and education so that individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders may enjoy a high quality of life in their commun...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking is a trans-national crime that generates billions of dollars a year through the exploitation victims for sex or labor. Contrary to popular belief, human trafficking is prevalent throughout Westmoreland County, although is often undetecte...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Aging Up

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Every Monday

4PM-5PM

(Anyone 18-26 yrs. of age is welcome to attend)

For Zoom link contact Heather McLean.

Download and share the flyer!

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 6, 2021

CSAY's Paws for Prevention Dog Walk

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Benefits Council on Substance Abuse and Youth (CSAY)...helping to create positive change in our communities.

Saturday, May, 22, 202111:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Online Registration: $18At the event: $20T-shirt and dog bandana included with registration!

  • Contests
  • Fo...
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BH/DS
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Community Engagement Webinar Series

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Presented by Al CondeluciDr. Al Condeluci has been a leader in community building, human services, and inclusive advocacy work for the past 50 years.

Session 1: Addressing Loneliness and Social Isolation: The Key to a Better LifeMay 19, 2021 from 10:00 AM-...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Virtual Suicide Prevention Webinars

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The Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant team is pleased to announce a free virtual suicide prevention training series which will begin Tuesday, April 6th. This is a repeated series with the same offerings from the spring and fall of 2020.

Suic...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Mental Wellness & Recover Community Fair

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This is a FREE event sponsored by Unity in the Community.

Date: May 22, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Where: St. Clair Park, Greensburg, PA

If you or your organization would like to speak on your services and/or have a provider table, please contact&am...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Community Health Clinic, Inc.

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Community Health Clinic, Inc., provides primary care for all ages. 

  • Are you in need of medical or dental care?
  • Do you need a physical for school or work?
  • Do your children need a well visit and immunizations?
  • Do you or do one of your family members ne...
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BH/DS
Posted on: March 19, 2021

SAVE THE DATE! Ray of Hope Walk

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Annual Ray of Hope Walk

(Suicide Prevention & Awareness)

Date: September 11, 2021

(They are no longer here, but never forgotten)

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 16, 2021

The Giving Tree Drop-In Center

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The Giving Tree Drop in center is located in Greenburg, Pa. The center provides peer support, self-help, and resources to promote independence and well-being for transition-age youth (age 16 and 17) and young adults (age 18-30) living with behavioral heal...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Attachment: A Deep Dive into the Parent-Child Relationship

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Free & Virtual training will offer an understanding of parent-child attachment, health/unhealthy indicators, developmental considerations, supporting families, and services/resources.

Objectives include:

  • Understanding of Attachment and it’s importance.
  • H...
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BH/DS
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Mental Health First Aid Training

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Why Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

First Aiders must complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class, and then participate in a 5 hour, ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Understanding Hoarding Behaviors

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Hoarding behaviors have become a fascination to many. Unfortunately hoarding is a social, mental health and community concern. Individuals who hoard have sentimental attachment to the things they collect. They have di?culty discarding belongings due to th...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Federal funding to be available for child care providers

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Earlier this week, Pennsylvania announced allocation plans for more than $303 million in federal funds from the December federal relief act to support child care providers. The funding will be issued beginning April 20, 2021, with $140.7 million to suppor...

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BH/DS
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Teletherapy for Veterens

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Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their f...

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BH/DS
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking Advisory Board Members

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Westmoreland Co. BHDS is seeking to fill four (4) seats on their Advisory Board.

  • Physician
  • Professional in the field of Religion
  • Citizen's Organization
  • Educator

Mission: It is the mission of the Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Serv...

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BH/DS
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Inclusionary Series of Virtual Trainings

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Series One: LGBTQ+ 101

January 27, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Trainer: Ted Hoover, Persad Center

Every month on the fourth Wednesday until June 23, 2021.

  • Jan 27, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Feb 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Mar 24, 2021 01:00 PM
  • Apr 28, 2021 01:00 PM
  • May 26, 2021 01:00...
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BH/DS
Posted on: January 14, 2021

CareerSTEPS

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We are here to help you succeed!

What we offer:

  • Career-Focused Workshops
  • Paid Work Experience placement
  • Job placement assistance
  • GED assistance
  • Post-Secondary Education planning
  • Permit/Driver's Licsense assistance
  • $$ Stipends & Incentives for partici...
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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Psychiatry & Outpatient Therapy in Sign Language Available Virtually

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"We are aware that isolation from covid-19 protocols and stress from recent political unrest are impacting members of our community.  It is our goal to serve these individuals, across the state, in the safest way possible.  As such,...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

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Persevere PA COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

Do you feel...

     Stressed?

          Overwhelmed?

               ...

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BH/DS
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician

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Webinar Training Series

February 17 - June 21, 2021

25 Hours of FREE CEUs!

The training consists of a series of TEN webinars that cover a wide range of topics that are specific to the Behavioral Health needs of the Geriatric popula...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.

Otherwise, please contact:

Sara Stenger, Administrator, stenges@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.comPatrick Showman,...

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BH/DS

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month!

Foster Care Virtual Event

Virtual Event May 27, 2021 from 5-7 pm.  Sponsored by PA Office of Children, Youth and Families. 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a foster parent?Learn about Foster Care and meet the local Foster Care Agencies.

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Register here... Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Office Update

COVID-19 related update

Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is an essential department that is predominately operating remotely. There are a limited number of employees on site maintaining operations.  Office is open to the public by appointment only. &n...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

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Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here’s how to talk about it.Ask questions geared to your child’s age level. For ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

Additional Info... Children's Bureau

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Join the Westmoreland County Local Youth Advisory Board

See the IL Calendar for Westmoreland County local YAB meeting dates.

The Mission of the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system.

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Children's Bureau - Independent Living

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Service Fees on Credit Card Payments Effective June 1, 2020

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Effective June 1, 2020

This transaction will include a service fee if you pay with your credit or debit card. The total payment will include either a $2.50 or 2.95% service fee (whichever is greater).

Service Fees are assessed by the credit card processor, ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.

Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE PROPOSED FY 2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN APPLICATION

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Notice is hereby given by the County that it has prepared its proposed FY 2021 AAP. The FY 2021 AAP outlines how the County intends to expend an estimated $3,870,800 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds, $1,016,553 in HOME Inv...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

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GREENSBURG, Pa., October 8, 2020 - The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners — Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli — announced today that the County has secured $3 million to address lead-based paint hazards plus an additional $400,000 for hom...

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Related Tribune-Review Article Community Development

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Westmoreland controller’s office to put audits online

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Controller Jeffrey Balzer said financial reports compiled by his staff will be made public, a departure from past practices that required formal requests under the state’s open records laws to review the department findings.

Read full Tribune-Review article Controllers

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Courts

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

June 2021 Arbitration LIst

The June 2021 Arbitration LIst is now available on the County Website.

Courts
Posted on: May 6, 2021

J. Silvis Motions

There will be no motions court at Judge Silvis from Friday, June 4, 2021 through Monday, June 14, 2021.

Courts
Posted on: April 20, 2021

May 2021 Arbitration List

The May 2021 Arbitration List is now available on the County Website.

Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

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On March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County).  View details of this declaration 

In addition, on March 17th, President Judge Hathaway issued a ...

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Courts

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

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Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Pennsylvania Accelerating Vaccine Strategy

PA DOH Vaccine Eligibility Update

PA DOH announced the start of special initiative to vaccinate targeted industry workers and to accelerate the vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2. All Pennsylvanians eligible to schedule vaccination appointments on April 19.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury launched the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), designed to assist households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Westmoreland County ERAP is anticipated to open early April.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line

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Do you feel...Stressed? Overwhelmed? Alone? Afraid? Anxiety?
During these uncertain times, you are not alone. We are here to listen. Call our Pennsylvania Support and Referral Line. Services FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. 1-855-284-2494 TTY: 724-631-5600

Printable flyer. Help spread the word. COVID-19 Updates

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

WCIDC Finalizes Sale of 19.92 Acres at I-70 Industrial Park

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Wyatt Inc. will build a 120,000 SF new home for its millwork and exterior curtainwall manufacturing operation on Lot 18-R in the South Huntingdon industrial park.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: December 17, 2020

WCIDC Approves 25-Year Lease Agreement for Five Star Trail

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We're excited to announce that the WCIDC has signed a lease agreement with Regional Trail Corp. and Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad to ensure that thousands will continue to enjoy the popular Five Star Trail for another 25 years.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmoreland County secures $3.4 million for new lead-hazard reduction program

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The Community Development Division has received $3.4 million in federal funding for a new lead-hazard reduction program that'll make low-income households safer while creating an opportunity to enhance the local pool of lead-remediation contractors.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

Additional Info... Development Council
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Development Council - Updated Office Hours

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ATTENTION: In response to the recent statewide shut down ordered by Governor Tom Wolf, the Westmoreland Development Council is following emergency safety measures to protect the health of our employees and community. All non-essential offices will be clos...

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Development Council

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

COVID-19 related update

The Domestic Relations Office operates on a restricted basis to public access.

Hearings to establish or modify support orders are being conducted by telephone and complaints for support and modification petitions can be filed online using E-services and if...

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Update on Consent Agreements

UPDATE

Due to uncertain financial situations in the current times, Westmoreland County Domestic Relations will accept Consent Agreements to temporarily modify support Orders. All Orders modified are subject to a further Review at a later date

Domestic Relations

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Elections

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Urgent - Election Poll Workers Needed for May 18 Primary

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Please check the list of locations and contact the Election Bureau immediately at 724-830-3564 if you are a registered Westmoreland County voter and can assist.

The following areas are still in need of poll workers:

Judge Needed

  • Greensburg 1-1 and 2-3
  • Hempfield 5 Wendel-Herminie
  • Monessen 1-1 and 3-3
  • Mt Pleasant Ridgeview
  • New Kensington 4-3
  • North Huntingdon Twp 4-4
  • Sewickley Lowber
  • South Huntingdon Twp Jacobs Creek
  • Youngwoo...
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Call 724-830-3564 or Apply on-line Elections
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Extended Business Hours Through Election Day

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Extended Election Bureau Business Hours

Saturday May 15, 2021 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday May 16, 2021 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, May 17, 2021 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Juvenile Probation Office Hours Update

UPDATE

Effective Friday, June 5, the Juvenile Probation Office will be open to the public and will resume regular business hours of operation. The New Kensington Sub Office will also be open.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Looking for a fun summer job? Westmoreland County Parks is hiring!

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ATTENTION SUMMER STUDENTS!!!!!

Summer Student Park Maintenance Positions available at: Twin Lakes Park (Greensburg/Latrobe), Mammoth Park (Mt. Pleasant), Cedar Creek Park (Belle Vernon), and Northmoreland Park (Apollo)

Duties include: mowing, trimming, pain...

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Click here for an employment application Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Free Fishing Derby at Northmoreland Park, May 23

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Free Fishing Derby at Northmoreland Park, May 23, 2021

A free fishing derby will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Northmoreland Park from 8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is open to all ages and trophies will be awarded in both youth (age 15 and under) and a...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

"Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest

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Enter to win a great Laurel Highlands gift package in the "Parks Passport" Destination Guide Contest!

The “Parks Passport” is an informative guide to our 10 Westmoreland County parks and 5 trails. The Passport encourages marchers to visit and lea...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2020

"Virtual" Green Luncheon awards video

Virtual Green Luncheon 2020

Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board to present “virtual” Green Luncheon in 2020

Due to pandemic precautions, the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board is hosting a “virtual” Green Luncheon presentatio...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

UPDATE: Westmoreland County Parks

COVID-19 related update

The Westmoreland County Parks Department reminds visitors to continue to follow all State Health Department and CDC guidance on social distancing, masks, and gatherings.

We thank you for your patience during this difficult time as we worked through all of ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Take home a piece of the original Mammoth Park Giant Slide!

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5-inch ornaments are $25/each, and 9-inch plaques are $50/each. Click here to download the order form. Cash or checks accepted; please make checks payable to WCPRCAB. Mail your order form to Westmoreland County Parks, 194 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 1560...

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Like Us on Facebook!

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Follow us at "WestmorelandParkandRec" to stay up-to-date on new Parks and Rec information and programs, such as Festivals, Summer Concerts, Camps for Kids, Free Fishing Derbies, and more!

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Follow us on Twitter!

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Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!

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Prison

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Inmate Visitation to Resume

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Beginning Monday June 7th, 2021, all inmate visits will resume.  Inmates will still be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to contact GTL at&n...

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Prison

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Westmoreland County Prothonotary launches e-filing system for civil and family court documents

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Civil and family court documents can now be filed electronically in Westmoreland County.

Tribune Review article... Prothonotary
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Passport Applications Available by Appointment Only Starting May 3

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Prothonotary Office will be taking Passport applications by appointment at this time. Passport hours are 8:30 - 3:30. Call 724-830-3513 to schedule an appointment. Closed for lunch from 12 to 1.

Prothonotary
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Notary Services

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Notary Services are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

PAX (New Public Access) Website Training

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Training will take place the week of May 3, 2021. To sign up, please call 724-830-3518. All training will be virtual and you will receive an invitation via e-mail from DTS.

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

City of Greensburg Transfer Tax Rate Increase

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As of January 13, 2021 City of Greensburg is raising their transfer tax rate from 0.5 % to 1 %. This will make the total transfer tax on deeds located in the city of Greensburg 2.5 %

Additional Info... Recorder of Deeds
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Recorder of Deeds Related Modified Hours & Services

Appointment Required COVID-19 Alert

Due to the Covid-19 threat to the public at large and Recorder of Deeds personnel, the Recorder of Deeds’ Office will be closed to the public, but the office is staffed to meet the duties and responsibilities of the Office. Our operations will N...

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Recorder of Deeds

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Register of Wills Office Open By Appointment Only

Open by Appointment Only

Effective Monday December 14, 2020 and until further notice, the Register of Wills office with be open by appointment only.  Please call 724-830-3177 to schedule an appointment.  

We also ask that only the people directly involved with th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Open by Appointment Only

Open by Appointment Only

Open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Call 724-830-3428 to schedule.

For your convenience, please take advantage of our alternate means of paying delinquent taxes: Mail the payment through the US Postal Service, or pay online . All payments wil...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Alert - Dog Licenses

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If you live in Westmoreland County and you are a pet owner, please be aware of fraudulent websites.

The only place that you can actually purchase a legitimate dog license is the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office.  You may also mail ...

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Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Office Update Regarding COVID-19

UPDATE

Beginning Monday, June 8th, the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office will again be open to the public during regular Courthouse hours.  No appointments will be necessary; however, we still encourage the use of the US Postal Service an...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Smail Auto Group Hosts Feherty's Troops First Foundation Warrior Call Team

Warrior Call Event May 2021

Sat May 29th 1-4 pm Smail Acura/Honda Front Parking Lot
Active duty military and veterans of Westmoreland County are invited to this event fostering connectivity, strengthening resiliency and sharing resources to combat the suicide epidemic.

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Making $ense of Finance Webinars

PA Military Finance Alliance May Webinars

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the PA Military Finance Alliance will be offering free, noncommercial financial education webinars to veterans and active duty members of the military throughout the month of May.

View Flyer and Registration Link Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Vocational Services Virtual Career Fair

Veterans Virtual Job Fair

10:00 am to 12:30 pm May 14, 2021
Local Employers want to recruit and hire Veterans!

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

VA Pittsburgh COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Saturday April 17

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VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, April 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our University Drive campus in Oakland. Appointments are not required but are recommended. You can schedule an appointment by callin...

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Latest COVID-19 vaccine information at VAPH.... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 17, 2021

How to Confirm Individual Helping File Your VA Claim is Accredited by US Dept of Veterans Affairs

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The Accreditation Search Index, provides state-by-state contact information, as well as a downloadable list, of Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives, attorneys and claims agents who stand ready to assist with preparing VA claims in an ethic...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2020 Annual Report for VA Healthcare VISN 4

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In this report, read stories of a caring, professional staff who overcame COVID-19’s challenges to keep Veterans safe while continuing to provide the excellent care they earned and deserve.

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual Treatment for Veterans Dealing with Substance Use

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Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their families.

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Veterans: Stay Safe From COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

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Criminals continue to capitalize on coronavirus pandemic

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Twin Enemies Vex U.S. Troops: Fraud and Identity Theft

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Active-duty personnel, veterans and reserve forces targeted by scammers

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Veterans Project New Hope 2021 Retreats - June 12-16 & July 3-7

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Four nights lodging and all meals are provided at NO charge to disabled veterans and their immediate family.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Delays in Obtaining Military Documents for Eligibility Determinations

Dear Funeral Directors:

We are asking for your assistance. As you may be aware, the government’s primary repository for military personnel records, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), has been closed to the public since March due to the...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Updated Office Hours

COVID-19 related update

June 29, 2020

Due to COVID 19 the Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will not be offering in-person services until further notice.  Our office is open to pick up and drop off paperwork, recorded military discharges, etc. We r...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

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All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive

Additional Info... Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

Click on the link below for more info.

War Related Illness and Injury Study CenterClick on the link below for more info.


Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

Search our Unclaimed Property database for
military decorations from various conflicts.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

First Graduate of Westmoreland County's Veterans Court Says He’ll Return as a Mentor

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Ryan Skuta was home about a year after his third tour of duty, a four-month stint as a freelance infantryman fighting with the Kurds against ISIS in 2016, when he was arrested in Jeannette and charged with drunk driving.

On Tuesday, Skuta, 33, of Irwin, be...

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WCIDC

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

WCIDC Finalizes Sale of 19.92 Acres at I-70 Industrial Park

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Wyatt Inc. will build a 120,000 SF new home for its millwork and exterior curtainwall manufacturing operation on Lot 18-R in the South Huntingdon industrial park.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

WCIDC celebrates sale of 13.39 acres at Technology Park II

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The WCIDC is celebrating the transfer of 13.39 acres in Technology Park II to Al. Neyer, which next month will begin building a 150,000 SF speculative flex facility on the site. It's expected to employ 150+.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

Additional Info... WCIDC

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Send an electronic card to a loved one

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Send a free hand delivered electronic card to a loved one at Westmoreland Manor! Submitted cards will be delivered to your loved one by a Activities Department staff member.

Additional Info... Westmoreland Manor
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Visits (On Hold)

In Person visits are again on hold.  Please view the attached guidelines before visiting.  Our visitation status is subject to change at any time

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Visits (On Hold)

Click the link below to view our Visitation Guidelines.  Please be advised this is subject to change. 


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