COVID-19 Protocol COVID-19 Policies Effective Monday, March 14, masks are optional for all staff and visitors at POWER programs. POWER House, our 26-bed residential treatment program in Swissvale, continues to operate and accept new clients. POWER House reviews and adjusts their specific procedures and protocols as needed, keeping the staff and clients apprised. Fully vaccinated clients and staff are no longer required to wear masks in the House. All Intake screenings are provided by telephone. Intake Specialists manage all referrals, conduct urgent care screenings, refer clients for critical medical and/or mental health services when indicated, and schedule all assessments. They can be reached by calling the POWER Line at 412-243-8755. Assessments, Outpatient counseling, and Mentoring services are happening in person and can still be provided via telehealth when requested. Effective January 1, 2022 all POWER colleagues are required to be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in the process of receiving their second dose of a primary series, or submit a negative COVID-19 test result weekly (only with approved medical or religious exemption). Newly hired colleagues, hired after December 1, 2021, must have received, at a minimum, the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine by their hire date, or prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services for POWER and our clients. POWER administrative offices at 907 West St are open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Questions? Call the POWER Line at 412-243-8755. Updated 3/11/2022 Our Mission POWER’s mission is to help women reclaim their lives from addiction and related emotional health issues and improve the well-being of future generations. Taking the first step can be hard. We want to make it easier.