Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, PA




Quick Facts

Address: Youngwood Campus, 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697

School Type: 2 Year Community College

Student Body: 3,000 Undergraduate Students

On-Campus Housing: No

Application Deadline: Rolling

✓ Identifies & Tracks Foster Youth
✓ Specific Programming for Foster Youth
✓ Beneficial Programming for Foster Youth
Χ Year-Round Housing Available

Campus Programming

(PAW) Partners At Westmoreland/Fostering Success

PAW is a program for students under the age of 28 who experienced foster care and/or out-of-home placement at any time in their youth. PAW provides access to support and resources to help students reach their academic and career goals.

Services include:

  • Academic and Personal Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Educational Planning
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Help
  • Progress Reports

For more information, contact Lynna Thomas at thomasl@westmoreland.edu or 724-925-4000

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO is a federally funded support program that strives to help students succeed in college, continue to enroll in courses and either graduate or transfer to a senior institution. Its goal is to provide support, encourage excellence and help students achieve academic success!

ACT 101

The ACT 101 program provides services to academically and financially disadvantaged students to assist them with the successful completion of postsecondary study. The program includes counseling, tutoring, cultural trips, workshops, a lending library, school supplies, and other services for students seeking a college education.


The Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) program helps recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) benefits attending Westmoreland County Community College with the successful completion of their course of study.

Supplemental Information

Westmoreland County Community College has eight locations serving all of Westmoreland, Fayette and Indiana counties.


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