Human Services Mission:
The Greene County Department of Human Services provides administrative capability so that the county can properly exercise its management and control responsibilities to assure that public funds are used properly, effectively and efficiently. The department improves coordination between services, identifies needs in the county and actively pursues public and private resources to meet them.
The mission of the Greene County Department of Human Services is to establish relationships with consumers, families, providers and other interested parties, so that the human services needs in Greene County are met in the most effective and cost-efficient manner possible. The department will accomplish this mission by effectively managing the county's resources and maintaining a service delivery system to improve the quality of peoples’ lives.
The structure and function of the Department of Human Services exists to provide a variety of services meant to assist people develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The department identifies the needs in Greene County and actively pursues public and private resources to meet them. It also improves coordination between and among a variety of services and programs.
Our core values include:
Individuals have the opportunity to lead full and productive lives within their local community.
Individuals’ points of view and values are respected.
Individuals have a choice about services, supports and, ultimately, their lifestyle.
Diversity is valued and respected within the human services delivery system and within the local community as much as possible.
The authority for planning and managing services for people is vested within the county program.
Human Services Advisory Board:Updated 1/19/2011
Donna Dire, Chairperson
Rev. James Cherry, 1st Vice Chair
Terri Cooley-Taylor, 2nd Vice Chair
Sharon Marchaza, Secretary
John Agostenilli, Board Member
Mike Caruso, Board Member
Sue Fazzini, Board Member
Debbie Higgins, Board Member
Rev. Harold Kelley, Board Member
Pat Lemley, Board Member
Robert Morgan, Board Member
Teresa Roberts, Board Member
Joe Walko, Board Member
Beverly Watson, Board Member
Pam Snyder, Commissioners Representative
Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the first Monday of every month. (2011 meeting dates: February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1, October 3, & December 5; meetings will be held in the 3rd floor conference room of the Fort Jackson Building unless otherwise specified.)
For general information, please contact the Information Services at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399. County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370