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Westmoreland County Human Services
Human Services Department
The Request for Proposals for Westmoreland County’s HSFD funds for fiscal year 2016-2017 is now closed.  

LIHEAP.PNG  The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat

The Human Services department’s staff works to provide hope and a better quality of life for residents of Westmoreland County.  In partnership with the community, we coordinate and sustain efforts that assure safety, equity, access and well-being for all.  Our programs include:

Area Agency on Aging staff help seniors access services to maintain health and independence.

Behavioral Health and Developmental Services provides opportunities for individuals to choose appropriate services and supports to promote quality of life and inclusion in the community. 

The Children's Bureau protects children and preserves families whenever possible.

The Juvenile Detention/Shelter provides temporary secure care for juveniles awaiting disposition of the court.

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Contact Us
Dirk Matson
Director of Human Services
2 N Main Street Suite 108A
Greensburg, PA 15601
Ph:  (724) 830-3663


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