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The Hats and Gloves with Love initiative is a partnership between Feeding the Spirit and Westmoreland Community Action. Volunteered fanned out to hang the bags on Sunday. The event coincides with Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
The program helps to remove a barrier many cancer patients and their caregivers say impedes their ability to receive quality health care.
Irwin area residents whose power goes out during the winter can use a warming shelter at the First United Methodist Church of Irwin at 310 Oak St.
Pregnant women are more susceptible to, and can get more ill from, certain illnesses, so it’s important for moms-to-be to understand why certain immunizations are so important.
An online company is partnering with the Salvation Army to provide eyeglasses to Western Pennsylvanians living in poverty for only the cost of postage.
LIHEAP provides assistance to people who struggle to pay heating bills during the winter. Assistance is available to renters and homeownersl benefits are paid directly to the utility company.
Read all the news from Westmoreland County's Area Agency on Aging.
Recent stings that led to the arrests of three Western Pennsylvania massage parlor operators garnered widespread publicity, but two local human-service workers don’t see the region’s human trafficking issues ending soon.
Read the newest CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) newsletter and see how CASA volunteers are helping change children's life stories. Maybe you'd like to be a CASA, too?\
Eligible area families who want to make sure their kids ages 13 or younger have something special in their stockings are encouraged to submit wish lists at the local Salvation Army service center by Wednesday .
Coaches of youth and young adult athletes can play a vital role in preventing and helping individuals with the disease of addiction. IUP professors Keri Kulik, PhD, and Gabrielle Morreale, MS, collaborated with the Westmoreland County Drug Overdose Task F...
Officials said the two-year $50,712 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency will pay for enhanced drug testing of participants that will improve supervision and monitoring efforts of the four-year-old program.
The takeover will require the authority to hire about 150 new employees, including drivers, maintenance workers, supervisors and management personnel by Jan. 1.
Welcome Home Shelter in Greensburg and Union Mission in Latrobe will be open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on nights when the temperature is 25 degrees or colder.
Premiums for health insurers' individual policies in Pennsylvania for 2020 will reflect an aggregate statewide increase of 4 percent, with an increase of 10 percent in the small group market.
If you are experiencing difficulties in paying your monthly utility bill, Dollar Energy Fund may be able to help. They are currently accepting grant applications.
UPMC St. Margaret plans to move its family health center in New Kensington from city hall to a new building on Fifth Avenue, the hospital’s foundation announced Tuesday.
Making the Connection: Trauma, Addiction, Suicide See the flyer
Sponsored by Westmoreland Co. Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force
Friday, Nov. 22
9am to 3 pm
WCCC Science Hall, Youngwood
Who should attend?
•Mental Health Professiona...
Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) is not a new concept ---its roots were as a “Grossdawdy Haus” in the 1880’s when Amish families used them as a way to keep loved ones near home. Today it has enormous potential for ser...
Listen in to this new series from Saint Vincent College Psychology professor Dr. Jessica Black.
The Summer 2019 Inside Line Newsletter is now available online. The Inside Line is a Newsletter is Published every other month by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, Westmoreland County Commissioners and Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Westmoreland County has a veteran population of approximately 28,000, according to VA estimates. Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represen...