Housing and WeatherizationGPU WARM (PLUS) (Multi-Fam.), West Penn Power WARM (PLUS), First Energy, WX, Housing Rehab

Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Somerset counties.

What is Weatherization (WX)?

Weatherization is a service we offer that is designed to help you reduce fuel use in your home. This service allows us to help “seal up” your home so your fuel costs decrease.

What is Housing Rehabilitation?

Housing Rehabilitation (Rehab) allows us to help bring your home up to safe living standards through various aspects of repair or improvement.

What is Furnace Repair or Replacement?

As the name implies, this service allows us to repair or replace your furnace for you, free of charge.

What are Energy Services such as GPU WARM?

The various energy services offered through Center for Community action allow us to help you reduce your kilowatt usage through a variety of methods; thus reducing your monthly electric bill.

Our programs help to keep your home “weatherized.” Let us help you today, please call!

Programs in this Department

Program NameProgram CountiesIncome GuidelinesRegulationsPrimary Contact
GPU WARM - West Penn Power WARM - First EnergyBedford;Blair;Cambria;Fulton;Somerset200% FPGMust be Penelec or West Penn Power customer
Electric account must be in the customer’s name
Home must have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt
Customer must have lived in the residence at least 6 months
Landlord must give permission for services
Services can only be received once in 5 years
Household usage must be 12,000 kwh annually
1-800-323-9997
GPU WARM Plus - West Penn Power WARM Plus - Multi-FamilyBedford;Blair;Cambria;Fulton;Somerset150% FPGMust be Penelec or West Penn Power customer
Electric account must be in the customer’s name
Home must have a minimum annual usage of 6,500 kwt
Customer must have lived in the residence at least 6 months
Landlord must give permission for services
Services can only be received once in 5 years
Household usage must be 12,000 kwh annually
1-800-323-9997
Weatherization (WX)Bedford;Cambria;Fulton200% FPGProof of identification
Proof of ownership of home, mobile home, and/or ground
Proof of income for 12 months
Electric and fuel usage for 12 months
Can not have received WX services after September 30, 1994
1-800-323-9997
LIHEAP Furnace CrisisBedford;Cambria;Fulton150% FPGHave received LIHEAP fuel assistance
Referrals are received from the County Assistance Office
Open beginning of November through middle of April
Allows for furnace repair or replacement
1-800-323-9997
Housing RehabilitationBedfordBetween 250% and 300% and also based on jurisdictionProof of identification
For owner-occupied homes
Placement of 5-year lien on the home; removed at end of 5th year
Deed must be in homeowner’s name
Proof of homeowner’s insurance; including flood if necessary
Proof of income for 12 months
Previous 2 years income tax returns
Previous 6 months bank statements
Asset verification
Proof of 2 years paid real estate taxes
One mortgage or lien is allowable
1-800-323-9997
Everett Area Community Housing (EACH)BedfordLow Income
Very Low Income
Extra Low Income

Based on HUD 30% Income limits
Must be age 62 or disabled
Rent is based on 30% of income


Management of elderly housing
1-800-323-9997
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