Cambria County Resources

  • Behavioral Health

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    Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

    The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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    Cambria County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

    The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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    499 Manor Drive
    Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
    (814) 471-1801

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.  

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    Highlands Health

    The mission of Highlands Health is to provide free medical and pharmaceutical care to the low income uninsured population in the Laurel Highlands region of Western PA. A person may receive free doctor check-ups, free medicine, free X-rays, free blood tests, and a variety of other basic tests. Naloxone, also called Narcan and Evzio, an easy-to-use prescription medicine to reverse opioid overdose, is available free of charge, no questions asked. To be a patient at the Free Clinic a person cannot have any health insurance. He/she cannot have medical assistance from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare or be eligible for Medicare. The person must have a photo ID and show proof of total household income. The person will be required to obtain a denial letter from the Medical Assistance Office within 90 days. The person will have an Intake appointment to determine if he/she is eligible for clinic services before seeing the doctor. Additional forms to fill out are available on the website. All appointments must be scheduled in advance.

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    340 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    (814) 534-6242

    Monday-Tuesday; 10:00 am - 4:30 pm; Wednesday; 11:00 am - 8:00 pm; Thursday; 10:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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    Northwestern Human Services

    NHS offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports, including: residential and housing options, site and clinic-based services, and community-based services. NHS operates throughout Pennsylvania, so please look online or call to find out which office is nearest to you.

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    Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center

    Please contact your insurance carrier before your first appointment to verify coverage benefits.

    Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center provides mental health consultations, inpatient consultations, individual and family counseling, medication management services, and Employee Assistance Programs to help manage workplace-related issues. Their headquarters are in Johnstown, but they have offices in Somerset, Ebensburg, Bedford, Altoona, DuBois, and Philipsburg.

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    214 College Park Plaza
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    (814) 262-0025

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.

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    Peerstar LLC

    Peerstar offers mental health recovery, certified peer support services, and forensic peer support services throughout Pennsylvania. Peerstar's in-jail program includes re-entry planning and evidence-based Citizenship Group classes to assist individuals in returning to the community and breaking the cycle of re-incarceration. Services are also available post-incarceration. Please look online or call ahead to find out which office location is most convenient.

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    2900 Plank Road, Suite 8
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601
    (888) 733-7781

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  • Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

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    Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

    The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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    Cambria County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

    The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

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    499 Manor Drive
    Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
    (814) 471-1801

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.  

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    CareerLink

    PA CareerLink is a free, one-stop shop with highly trained staff ready to assist you with your job search, whether you're looking for your first job or to advance your career. Their services include: resume workshops, career counseling, job search assistance, interview skills training, skills assessment, job fairs, computer training, free access to a computer lab, and career exploration. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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    Cover Letter Template

    The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a cover letter to gain employment.

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    Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

    Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is an organization dedicated to meeting the career and workforce development needs of adults, high school students, and industries in the Greater Johnstown area. We are proud to offer educational alternatives to our community, allowing adults and secondary education students the opportunity to work toward a common goal: success in school and beyond. The adult education programs provide opportunities for adults in the community to receive specialized training in many vocational and technical areas. We’ve designed programs for those who are already working in their field and for those who would like to retrain for a new career. We offer a variety of financial aid opportunities. The adult programs offered are Career in a Year™; Short-Term Programs; Basic Education and GED Prep.

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    Resume Template

    The attached resource is provided to assist in creating a resume to gain employment.

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  • Life Skills Training

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    Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

    The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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    Cambria County Reentry Services Center (GEO Reentry Services)

    The Center offers day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services based upon evidence-based programming designed to rehabilitate formerly incarcerated individuals and successfully prepare them for life after prison.

    Click here for website

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    499 Manor Drive
    Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
    (814) 471-1801

    Please call ahead to find out about hours of operation.  

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    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County

    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County is a private, non-profit agency that provides a wide variety of services which include: Early Childhood Programs/PA Pre-K counts, WIC related programs, medical assistance transportation, and fuel and housing assistance services as well. CAPCC is here for the people in our community and we are ready to serve them on a regular basis. Community services available for low-income clients are the Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP); the Dollar $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Veteran Back Pack Project; and the Family Savings Account Program.

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    516 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    (814) 536-9031

    Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Housing

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    Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

    The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County

    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County is a private, non-profit agency that provides a wide variety of services which include: Early Childhood Programs/PA Pre-K counts, WIC related programs, medical assistance transportation, and fuel and housing assistance services as well. CAPCC is here for the people in our community and we are ready to serve them on a regular basis. Community services available for low-income clients are the Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP); the Dollar $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Veteran Back Pack Project; and the Family Savings Account Program.

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    516 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    (814) 536-9031

    Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS): Homeless Assistance Program

    Pennsylvania DHS's Homeless Assistance Program is a government program which assists individuals who are currently homeless or at risk of eviction. Services include case management, rental assistance, emergency shelter services, and more. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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  • Case Management

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    Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Program

    The Cambria County Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disabilities Programs' mission is to view a new horizon of hope and recovery, empowering every individual to direct their treatment and rehabilitation in a manner that is responsive to their individual needs and values and which promotes a satisfying and sustainable lifestyle. Services provided include: case management; socialization recreation; respite care; adult day center; life skills training; vocational training and employment assistance; and residential living arrangements for adults who are interested in developing independent lifestyles. A satellite office is located at 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 150, Ebensburg, PA 15931. The phone number is (814) 472-4400. There is also a crisis intervention hotline 24/7, 365 days/year at 1-877-268-9463.

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS): Homeless Assistance Program

    Pennsylvania DHS's Homeless Assistance Program is a government program which assists individuals who are currently homeless or at risk of eviction. Services include case management, rental assistance, emergency shelter services, and more. Please visit the website to find your local office.

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  • Government Assistance/Public Benefits

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    COMPASS

    COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for health and human services programs. The application includes Health Care benefits such as Medical Assistance, CHIP, and Medicaid for Former Foster Care Youth. The application also includes Home and Community Based Services Referrals such as Early Intervention Services, Intellectual Disability Services, and Autism Services. Additionally, COMPASS includes Home and Community Based Living Services, Cash Assistance, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), SNAP (food stamps), and other benefits.

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    (800) 451-5886

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    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging

    The mission of the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging is to enhance the quality of life of older citizens of Cambria County by promoting their well-being, dignity, independence and safety through compassionate sponsorship of social service programs for aging adults. The Area Agency on Aging provides the following programs: Adult Day Care, Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Assessments, Care Management, Congregate Meals, Domiciliary Care, Family Caregiver Support Program, Foster Grandparents Program, Guardianship, Health Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Home Security Program, Home Support, Information & Assistance, Nursing Home Transition, OBRA, Ombudsman, Protective Services, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Care, Senior Activities Centers, Transportation, Waiver.

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    PA Law Project

    The PA Health Law Project works to ensure everyone has access to health care. Outside of advocating for the right to health care, the Law Project provides free legal services to any low-income resident of Pennsylvania having difficulty accessing publicly funded health care, whose health care has been terminated or reduced, or who have been denied Medicare (or similar health care programming). Additionally, the Law Project helps eligible residents apply for Medicare, responds to issues of denial of service (i.e. for prescriptions), and anyone struggling with their health care costs. The only requirement is income related, otherwise, the program is nondiscriminatory - there is a helpline which can be utilized for base information by anyone, regardless of income. If you're in need of assistance, or have a question take advantage of the helpline by dialing: 1-800-274-3258

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  • Senior Services

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    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging

    The mission of the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging is to enhance the quality of life of older citizens of Cambria County by promoting their well-being, dignity, independence and safety through compassionate sponsorship of social service programs for aging adults. The Area Agency on Aging provides the following programs: Adult Day Care, Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Assessments, Care Management, Congregate Meals, Domiciliary Care, Family Caregiver Support Program, Foster Grandparents Program, Guardianship, Health Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Home Security Program, Home Support, Information & Assistance, Nursing Home Transition, OBRA, Ombudsman, Protective Services, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Care, Senior Activities Centers, Transportation, Waiver.

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  • Food and Clothing

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    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging

    The mission of the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging is to enhance the quality of life of older citizens of Cambria County by promoting their well-being, dignity, independence and safety through compassionate sponsorship of social service programs for aging adults. The Area Agency on Aging provides the following programs: Adult Day Care, Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Assessments, Care Management, Congregate Meals, Domiciliary Care, Family Caregiver Support Program, Foster Grandparents Program, Guardianship, Health Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Home Security Program, Home Support, Information & Assistance, Nursing Home Transition, OBRA, Ombudsman, Protective Services, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Care, Senior Activities Centers, Transportation, Waiver.

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    Feeding Pennsylvania

    Feeding Pennsylvania is a partnership among Feeding America food banks across the state. In order to find food banks in your area, please visit the website and use the food bank locator.

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    (717) 724-3194

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    St. Clement Food Pantry

    The St. Clement Food Pantry serves distressed families in the Southmont, Westmont, and Upper Yoder areas of Johnstown. If you are in need of assistance, please visit the food pantry on the first or third Friday of the month between 9:00 AM and Noon. If an urgent need exists that cannot wait until food bank day, leave a message at 814-255-2200 or call the parish office at 814-255-4422. The food pantry is located at 114 Lindberg Avenue just past the school beneath the St. Clement Church office. Families needing assistance from other areas in Cambria County can call the Food for Families office at 814-539-7811 for instructions on how to receive food.

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  • Transportation

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    Cambria County Area Agency on Aging

    The mission of the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging is to enhance the quality of life of older citizens of Cambria County by promoting their well-being, dignity, independence and safety through compassionate sponsorship of social service programs for aging adults. The Area Agency on Aging provides the following programs: Adult Day Care, Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Assessments, Care Management, Congregate Meals, Domiciliary Care, Family Caregiver Support Program, Foster Grandparents Program, Guardianship, Health Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Home Security Program, Home Support, Information & Assistance, Nursing Home Transition, OBRA, Ombudsman, Protective Services, Personal Assistance Services, Personal Care, Senior Activities Centers, Transportation, Waiver.

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    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County

    Community Action Partnership of Cambria County is a private, non-profit agency that provides a wide variety of services which include: Early Childhood Programs/PA Pre-K counts, WIC related programs, medical assistance transportation, and fuel and housing assistance services as well. CAPCC is here for the people in our community and we are ready to serve them on a regular basis. Community services available for low-income clients are the Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP); the Dollar $ Energy Fund, Department of Public Welfare Rental Assistance Program; Medical Assistance Transportation Program; Veteran Back Pack Project; and the Family Savings Account Program.

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    516 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    (814) 536-9031

    Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Education

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    Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

    Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is an organization dedicated to meeting the career and workforce development needs of adults, high school students, and industries in the Greater Johnstown area. We are proud to offer educational alternatives to our community, allowing adults and secondary education students the opportunity to work toward a common goal: success in school and beyond. The adult education programs provide opportunities for adults in the community to receive specialized training in many vocational and technical areas. We’ve designed programs for those who are already working in their field and for those who would like to retrain for a new career. We offer a variety of financial aid opportunities. The adult programs offered are Career in a Year™; Short-Term Programs; Basic Education and GED Prep.

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  • Physical Health

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    Highlands Health

    The mission of Highlands Health is to provide free medical and pharmaceutical care to the low income uninsured population in the Laurel Highlands region of Western PA. A person may receive free doctor check-ups, free medicine, free X-rays, free blood tests, and a variety of other basic tests. Naloxone, also called Narcan and Evzio, an easy-to-use prescription medicine to reverse opioid overdose, is available free of charge, no questions asked. To be a patient at the Free Clinic a person cannot have any health insurance. He/she cannot have medical assistance from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare or be eligible for Medicare. The person must have a photo ID and show proof of total household income. The person will be required to obtain a denial letter from the Medical Assistance Office within 90 days. The person will have an Intake appointment to determine if he/she is eligible for clinic services before seeing the doctor. Additional forms to fill out are available on the website. All appointments must be scheduled in advance.

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    340 Main Street
    Johnstown, PA 15901
    (814) 534-6242

    Monday-Tuesday; 10:00 am - 4:30 pm; Wednesday; 11:00 am - 8:00 pm; Thursday; 10:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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    PA Law Project

    The PA Health Law Project works to ensure everyone has access to health care. Outside of advocating for the right to health care, the Law Project provides free legal services to any low-income resident of Pennsylvania having difficulty accessing publicly funded health care, whose health care has been terminated or reduced, or who have been denied Medicare (or similar health care programming). Additionally, the Law Project helps eligible residents apply for Medicare, responds to issues of denial of service (i.e. for prescriptions), and anyone struggling with their health care costs. The only requirement is income related, otherwise, the program is nondiscriminatory - there is a helpline which can be utilized for base information by anyone, regardless of income. If you're in need of assistance, or have a question take advantage of the helpline by dialing: 1-800-274-3258

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  • Identification Documents

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    PennDOT Locations Info Center

    If you are looking to obtain a state-issued photo ID, you can use the attached PDF to find the nearest PennDOT location, its hours of operation, and what materials are required in order to obtain photo ID. Please refer to the attached document for more information on how to search PennDOT’s website.

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  • Faith-based

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    St. Clement Food Pantry

    The St. Clement Food Pantry serves distressed families in the Southmont, Westmont, and Upper Yoder areas of Johnstown. If you are in need of assistance, please visit the food pantry on the first or third Friday of the month between 9:00 AM and Noon. If an urgent need exists that cannot wait until food bank day, leave a message at 814-255-2200 or call the parish office at 814-255-4422. The food pantry is located at 114 Lindberg Avenue just past the school beneath the St. Clement Church office. Families needing assistance from other areas in Cambria County can call the Food for Families office at 814-539-7811 for instructions on how to receive food.

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  • Voter Registration

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    The Cambria County's Election Office

    The Cambria County's Election Office deems to provide quality service with the highest level of integrity, efficiency and accuracy in voter registration and election processes. The Election Office assists in voter registration, finding where to vote, and provides all information relating to voting in Cambria County.

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