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Tourest Bureau

Tourist Bureau

The Armstrong County Tourist Bureau is a resource for anyone planning a visit to our region. Weather it be Hiking, Fishing, camping or busness related we have information for you.

IDC

IDC

The Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (ACIDC) is a private, non-profit economic development agency that provides single-point-of-contact service for emerging or expanding business and industry. Owners of industrial parks and leasable facilities, the ACIDC works closely with government agencies and financial institutions to present prospective clients with a variety of resources necessary to facilitate expansion and relocation into any part of Armstrong County.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District

Jail

Jail

The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.

Belmont

Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

Waiver Program

 

The PDA Waiver Program funds intensive services in the homes of individuals as an alternative to nursing home placement. Through this program persons who are financially eligible, and functionally eligible, can avoid nursing home placement by choosing to have the PDA Waiver program purchase in-home services instead. The PDA Waiver program is a joint effort between the PA Department of Aging and the PA Department of Public Welfare.   Waiver Program
Facts
     1.  The local Area Agency on Aging determines functional eligibility
     2.  The County Assistance office determines financial eligibility
     3.  For eligible consumers the AAA Care Manager arranges the care plan.
 
In order to be Waiver Program eligible, you must:
     •Be 60 years of age or older
     •Meet Medicaid financial requirements or have an income of no more than 300% of the SSI       level (currently $2,022/month) and no more than $8,000 in liquid assets. Only the income of       the applicant is considered (income of spouse or other members of the household is not       included)
     •Require the level of care of nursing home
     •Choose community-based services rather than a nursing home.
 
As part of the application process, you will need to have your physician complete a Physician Certification form. These forms are available through the Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging. To initiate an application contact the AAA or submit a completed Physician Certification along with your complete address and phone number so that we can arrange to visit you for an evaluation.
 
Once you are assessed and determined to be functionally eligible for the program, we will assist you with the completion of additional paperwork required by DPW, the PA600. The PA600 records information regarding your income and assets and is required in order for DPW to determine financial eligibility. Your financial eligibility must be determined prior to receiving PDA Waiver-funded services.
 
A variety of services are available under the Waiver Program. A care manager will authorize the services you require and you will then be able to select your service provider from a list of participating certified providers. Extensive care plans can be funded.
 
Once on service your care manager will be in contact with you regularly to assure that your needs are being adequately addressed in the program. You will be reassessed to assure continued appropriateness of your care plan.