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Help Information

PFHA Opens Applications for
New Rental and Mortgage Assistance

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,
also known as the CARES Act, is a law to help people hurt
financially by the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
CARES assistance is now available in Pennsylvania for
rent relief and mortgage relief.

PFHA CARES Assistance for Renters and Homeowners

2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral.
Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment,
health care, counseling and more.

For information regarding Mine Subsidence, Borough map
and Insurance Fund please contact the Borough Office.


Welcome Home Shelter 724.838.9133
Union Mission 724.539.3550

Power Act 129 Commercial Lighting Program
provides rebates to commercial & industrial
customers for certain energy efficient lighting upgrades. 
For more information please call West Penn Power at 1-800-686-0021.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Applications
are available at Representative Davanzo's 2nd Floor Office
in the Borough Building

The Mount Pleasant Good Samaritan Center
15 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
724-547-HELP (4357)

Congress House of Representatives

Tim Murphy 18th District

Greensburg Office

2040 Frederickson Place

Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone: (724)-850-7312

Fax: (724)-850-7315



U.S. Senate

Senator Bob Casey

Pittsburgh Office

Regional Enterprise Tower

425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2490

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: (412) 803-7370

Fax: (412) 803-7379



Representative Eric Davanzo

58th Legislative District

District Office Address

1 Etze Avenue
Municipal Bldg.
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
Phone: (724) 542-0349

Be prepared for a power outage:

    Program 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) into your cell phone
    so that you can easily report a power outage should one occur.
    Make sure that your cell phone is registered with your West Penn Power
    account so that when you call in a power outage, your account
    information is automatically recognized.
    To register call 1-800-686-0021 or on-line at

    Bookmark West Penn Power’s MOBILE outage page on your
    smart phone at
    so that outage updates are readily available.

    Follow West Penn Power on Twitter @W_Penn_Power.

    If you have a smart phone, download the West Penn Power app
    to report power outages, view outages, etc.

    Be prepared to be without power for 7-10 days. Keep flashlights,
    extra batteries, battery powered radio, bottled water,
    non-perishable food, etc. readily available.
    If you have well water, fill your bathtub with water in advance of a storm.
    For additional information, go to Customer Help Outages.

What to do if you lose power:
    If only your lights are out, check your circuit breakers/fuses.
    If your neighbors’ lights are out, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (888-544-4877)
    and follow the recorded prompts. Note that West Penn Power
    does not know when you power is out. Call in your outage,
    even if a neighbor has called. Our computer systems use these
    calls to help pinpoint the problem which could mean a faster
    restoration time. If the phone number that you are calling from
    is registered with your account, the phone system will
    associate the call with that address. Customers can request "call backs."
    The automated system will call the customer letting them know
    when we believe that the power is back on. This allows the
    customer to let us know if you are still without power.

    Stay away from downed power lines and anything touching them!
    If you see a wire down, call 1-888-LIGHTSS or 911.

Restoration Updates:
    For updates on power outages, view West Penn Power’s outage
    page on your smart phone at
    or on the web at
    The map works really well on smart phones. In addition to the maps,
    you can get a tabular/summary report by County (touch the icon that
    looks like a piece of paper located on the upper right of the screen)
    which allows you to drill down to municipalities.

    Monitor Twitter updates @W_Penn_Power.

    ETRs (estimated time of restoration) may not be available
    early on in a storm. If the storm is wide spread, it could take
    a day to assess the damage.

    Emergency Responders: If we are in storm mode,
    ETA's (estimated time of arrival) will not be given UNLESS
    it is a Life and Limb situation. I will be working with
    the County EMA's to determine public safety priorities
    across a County.

    In a major storm, West Penn Power often makes temporary
    repairs (cutting a wire, opening a circuit, replacing a fuse) to
    make an area safe and restore as many customers on that circuit as
    possible before returning to complete the work. If our crews leave
    your area to make temporary repairs elsewhere, we will return
    to complete the work.

    In a major storm, the electrical system is often damaged in
    thousands of locations. More than one repair may be needed to
    restore your service. Once we believe your power is back on,
    West Penn Power may call you. This is your chance to let us
    know if you are still without power.

    Backup generators can provide an emergency power supply,
    enabling you to keep important equipment running during a power outage.
    But for your safety and the safety of our crews, please be
    sure to use a generator properly and safely.
    For additional information, go to Using Backup Generators

View Current Power Outages at First Energy

FirstEnergy Utilities Offer Cold Weather Tips

Akron, Ohio – FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is urging its customers to
begin preparations this weekend for sustained sub-zero temperatures
and wind chills that are expected to impact its service territory
beginning Monday and Tuesday.
Some common-sense cold weather tips include:
    Make sure your home is properly insulated to preserve heat.
    Inspect doors and windows and apply caulk or weather-stripping
    where necessary to keep cold air out. Close drapes, blinds and
    garage doors to retain heat and keep cold air out.

    Keep extra blankets or sleeping bags for each person inside
    your home. Dress in layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing.

    Use a sturdy fireplace screen when utilizing a
    fireplace or wood burning stove.

    Never use a gas stove, charcoal grill or lantern intended
    for outdoor use inside your home as deadly carbon monoxide gas could build up.

    Maintain a three-day supply of water and non-perishable food.
    Convenience foods that do not require cooking are good to have on hand.

    Avoid frozen pipes by opening faucets and maintaining a
    constant drip, or wrap pipes in insulation or layers of newspapers.

    Use care when burning candles, especially around children or pets;
    open flames are a dangerous fire hazard.

    Charge electronic devices such as cell phones,
    laptops and tablet computers.

    Keep a flashlight, portable radio and extra batteries handy
    in the event a power interruption occurs.

    Never use a portable generator inside the house or a closed
    garage in the event of a power outage. Ensure the proper generator
    is selected and installed by a qualified electrician. When operating
    a generator, the power coming into the home should always be disconnected.
    Otherwise, power from the generator could be sent back onto the utility
    lines, creating a hazardous situation for utility workers


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