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Community Resources

Early Intervention: The Early Intervention branch of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit provides educational, physical, and communication  supports and services to students ages 3-5 who have been diagnosed with various developmental disabilities. 

Contact: Denise Knedeisen 

[email protected] 

724-836-2460 x2312

Finding Your Way in PA:  Finding Your Way in PA is a Pennsylvania based mobile and desktop app designed to share services, resources, and information with young people and families, particularly those experiencing homelessness.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Local group sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church, Sacred Heart, and St. Cecilia Church intended to provide support to grandparents raising their grandchildren.  Monthly gatherings are held to provide pertinent information, a setting to meet others, childcare, food, and fun.

Contact: Kathy Ferlin

724-537-4450 (Trinity)

724-423-3777 (St. Cecilia)

Local Task Force: Parent advocacy and education group providing support and information for families with children receiving special education support.

Contact: Natalie Smith, Westmoreland Intermediate Unit

[email protected]

724-836-2460 x2321.

SNAP: Ensures access to food while helping to pave the way to success



Specific to the Westmoreland CAO

587 Sells Ln, Greensburg, PA 15601

(724) 832-5200

Open 7:00 a.m.

Close 5:00 p.m.

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank:  Ensures babies in need are clean, healthy, and dry to help create a community where every family is equal and has the same opportunity to thrive.

Contact:  724-691-3031  Mt. Pleasant

Westmoreland Community Action Head Start/Early Head Start program Our mission is to strengthen communities and families to eliminate poverty in Westmoreland County. This is accomplished through housing, counseling, support, education, intervention, collaborations, partnerships, information, referrals, and networking. 

Contact:  Joyce Prentice, EHS ERSEA Coordinator, WCA Early Head Start

[email protected]

(724)834-1260 Ext. 4168

Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging: We offer a program that provides financial support to grandparents raising grandchildren who meet  qualifications. 

Contact:  Milene Brennan, Aging Care Manager Supervisor III

Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging

200 S. Main St., Greensburg, PA  15601


Westmoreland Intermediate Unit: The mission of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is to provide a collective system of support to enhance educational opportunities for our community and the students we serve.

Contact:  Matt Thomas, Student Services Director      

[email protected]

724-836-2460 x2304

Westmoreland Public Libraries: Gives children and families access to educational materials as well as helping children to develop a love for reading.

Contact:  724-420-5638

Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC): The Pennsylvania WIC Program is committed to improving the health of eligible pregnant women, new mothers, and children by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and referrals to health and social programs during the critical stages of fetal and early child development.

Contact:  724-832-7724