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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.

Public Defender

 

Preston T. Younkins, Public Defender
Armstrong County Courthouse
500 E. Market Street, Suite 105                 Kittanning, PA 16201
 
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. to
4:30 P.M

Client interviews will be held:
8:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.

*If you wish to apply for a Public Defender, you must be at the office before 3:30 P.M.
   
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE
For those wishing to apply for the services of the
Public Defender Office
 
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU APPLY AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE ANY CRIMINAL
CHARGES FILED AGAINST YOU, OR AT LEAST FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO
YOUR SCHEDULED HEARING DATE.

IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT THAT YOU APPLY WITH THE PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE
FROM THE BEGINNING OF YOUR CRIMINAL CASE.

IN ARMSTRONG COUNTY, AN INDIVIDUAL MUST COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FOR
EACH NEW CRIMINAL CASE FILED AGAINST THEM

The Public Defender Office will not mail out applications, you must come to the
office to apply.

Please note that the Public Defender Office does not handle civil cases, traffic
citations or most summary citation unless a jail sentence is anticipated.

*If you are applying on the day of your hearing or within four (4) business days
prior to the hearing, it is your responsibility to request a continuance for said hearing,
it is not the responsibility of this office.

*If you are not told on the day that you apply for the services of a Public
Defender that you are eligible, you must contact this office 3 days after applying to
see if you have been approved for a Public Defender.

WE CANNOT CONTACT YOU!

Your initial appointment will be only to assess an individual’s financial
qualifications and application, you will not meet with an attorney at this time.

Due to attorney-client privacy, the Public Defender’s Office will not discuss
your case with anyone but YOU!
 
Those persons applying for representation must meet prescribed financial eligibility requirements.

*To apply for the services of the Public Defender Office, you will need to provide:
 
   • Proof of income such as paystubs or the most recent Federal Income Tax return.
   • Proof that you receive Social Security Income, Social Security Disability Income, 
     Welfare or other Public Assistance, Unemployment Compensation Benefits.(If you
     are no longer receiving any of these types of income, you will need to provide a
     letter from that Department stating that you no longer are receiving those benefits)
   • Any copy of Court Order directing the payment or receipt of child support.
   • Police Criminal Complaint.
   • Hearing Notice.
   • Any other documentation regarding income or documentation regarding your criminal
     charges.
   • Income verification is any income that is a part of your complete household.
   • If you do not have this information with you, we will not be able to accept your
     application. It is your responsibility to provide all of this information so that your
     application can be processed.