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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: 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, but the office is closed to the public. If you need to make a repo...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Westmoreland County Human Services Block Grant

Block Grant Public Meeting

Human Services Block Grant and the Needs Based Budget For Westmoreland Children & Youth and Juvenile Probation

These hearings are held to seek your input on the Human Services Block Grant (HSBG) to identify needs and to seek feedback on service needs f...

Westmoreland County Block Grant Hearings

Children's Bureau
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.

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 Service Project

Michelle Brandt with Arielle Teppert

Congratulations to Arielle Teppert, from Latrobe, National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 winner, whose service project focused on providing foster children with back to school items.

On behalf of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, w...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Child Welfare Professional Week in Harrisburg

Shara Saveikis in Harrisburg

In recognition of the Governor’s Proclamation for Child Welfare Professional week, it was an honor to accompany Anna and Idelia to our state capitol, whom both shared their heartfelt stories on how their caseworkers’ had positively impacted their lives.

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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