Human Services Department

Our Vision is toward a better integration of services among County departments and all Human Service entities accompanied by a strengthened customer service orientation that will best serve all of the citizens of Westmoreland County.  Tab through to learn more about our programs:

Please note: The Greensburg office of the PA State Department of Public Assistance is located at 587 Sells Lane, Greensburg, PA 15601-4493, is open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact them at 724-832-5200 or 1-800-905-5413.


  1. BH/DS
  2. Children's Bureau
  3. Juvenile Detention
 
 Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging
Katherine A. Johnson, LSW
Administrator
 Area Agency on Aging staff help seniors access free health insurance counseling, our 13 Senior Centers, visitors to the homebound, legal and consumer protection services, discounted shared rides, and vision benefits. 

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  1. Franklin Regional invites Delmont, Export, Murrysville senior citizens to free breakfast in May

    Franklin Regional officials invite all Delmont, Export and Murrysville residents age 65 and over to the annual Spring Senior Citizen Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 1. Additional Info...
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  3. Pittsburgh runner is participating in a relay from D.C. to NYC to raise awareness for Down syndrome

    Gina Mannion has run dozens of road races since she took up the sport in 2014, including two full marathons and four half-marathons. Additional Info...
  4. New concern on college campuses: ‘drunkorexia,’ combination drinking, eating disorder

    Most college students shouldn’t be drinking at all, but we know from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism that close to 60 percent of college students ages 18 to 22 do consume alcohol. Additional Info...
  5. New Pa. ads urge teens to think before accepting prescription painkillers

    Maybe you remember “Just Say No,” the slogan of the war on drugs back in the 1980s and ’90s. Well now, Pennsylvania has “It’s Your Move.” Additional Info...
  6. Administration could use social media to cut down on federal disability fraud

    Federal disability recipients may want to watch what they post on social media. Additional Info...
  7. Attorney General warns of twist to social security number phone scam

    Scammers pretending to be with government agencies are calling people and telling them that their Social Security number has been compromised and threatening to arrest them if they don’t make an immediate payment. Additional Info...
  8. Inclusive theater troupe will hold auditions for upcoming season on March 24

    Acting Up, an inclusive theater troupe for people of all ability levels led by Megan Nelson of Export, will hold auditions for its upcoming season on March 24 in Murrysville. Additional Info...
  9. Girls on the Run club encourages positivity among Hempfield elementary students

    A new running club at Hempfield’s Stanwood Elementary School is empowering girls and teaching them their potential. Additional Info...
  10. Men need to step up to thwart violence against women, coalition says

    “It’s none of my business.” “But he seems like a nice guy.” “Well, what was she wearing?” Additional Info...
  11. Empty Bowl fundraisers feeds hungry

    Serenity Struble of McCandless was having a good time Sunday afternoon, one of a few hundred people who patronized the Empty Bowl luncheon that benefits the needy and hungry served by the Westmoreland County Food Bank. Additional Info...
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  14. Westmoreland County officials stress how much 2020 census counts

    A group of local leaders have formed a committee aimed at ensuring the majority of county residents participate in the 2020 census, including rural populations, college students, people facing poverty and children. Additional Info...
  15. ‘Delay the Disease’ exercise regimen aims to combat effects of Parkinson’s Disease

    Officials from OhioHealth, a charitable healthcare-focused arm of the United Methodist Church, are hoping that an exercise regimen designed to combat the onset of Parkinson’s Disease can get some run in the Pittsburgh area. Additional Info...
  16. AARP to provide tax preparation at Murrysville Community Center

    AARP tax aides will be on hand March 8 and 22, and April 5, to help with tax preparation for lower-income, elderly and disabled residents. Additional Info...
  17. Westmoreland housing authority to build Hempfield senior apartment complex

    Construction could begin this spring on a new 47-unit apartment complex for senior citizens in Hempfield, marking the first new building project for the Westmoreland County Housing Authority in more than five years. Additional Info...
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  20. What Screen Addictions and Drug Addictions Have in Common

    New research shows that age-old concerns about the detrimental effects of screen time hold true. Additional Info...
  21. Camp Kesem is an oasis from parents' health problems

    All year round, students at more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide raise money for Camp Kesem. Learn more at https://campkesem.org/ Additional Info...
  22. Happy people in a snowball fight

    Assistance available for winter heating bills

    Financial assistance programs are available for those who need help with winter heating bills. Assistance to many customers is available through several programs in PA. Low-income customers also can reduce their electric bills with the WARM Program. Read on...
  23. Did You Know? Information for Veterans and Friends of Veterans

    Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represent those who have served, that we have resources available to you. Read on...
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