Founded in 1983, the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates employment, education, and training programs in southwestern Pennsylvania. PIC assists youth, adults, dislocated workers, and the economically disadvantaged in reaching their educational goals, supporting their family growth, and obtaining training and employment.
Building tomorrow’s workforce in southwestern Pennsylvania through early childhood development, employment and training, education, and business services. We support this Mission by:
Strengthening the economy by improving the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.
We strive for the highest level of performance and excellence in all we do. This means meeting all contractual, programmatic, and fiscal goals on an individual, team, and corporate basis.
We endeavor to have the best possible relationship with all our stakeholders – funders, local communities, customers, employees, and collaborators – by being responsive to their needs, treating them with respect, and exceeding their expectations.
We do so with the commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility, positive attitude, proactive approach, and teamwork necessary for continual success.
Parents Learn How to Cook Fast, Healthy Meals By Lori Bowers Busy families need fast meals for dinner; however, fast meals aren't necessarily healthy. On March 23rd the Mill Run Parent Group along with our registered dietician hosted a ‘Pressure Cooking’ event. The families learned how to make two...
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Written by Shelly Gilmore CDE Home-Based Supervisor/Transition Coordinator Head Start/Early Head Start of Fayette County Parents hear a lot about school readiness, but what does it really mean and how do you know if your child is really ready? Being “ready” for...
Head Start/Early Head Start of Fayette County, a program of the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), will be recruiting throughout Fayette County beginning in March. Staff will be taking applications for the 2015-2016 program year. Head Start/Early Head Start of Fayette...
Over the last few years, there has been a growing awareness of the important role that fathers play in supporting their young children's growth and development.
The weatherman is predicting that this winter will be colder and we will see more snow than last season. Will you or someone you know have trouble heating your home this winter? There is assistance available for those who meet eligibility requirements.