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If you have a potential emergency or a potential hazard please contact the Catawissa Police Department at 570-356-7102 or call the non emergency number at the Columbia County Dispatch Center at 570-784-6300.

The email or comment section of the website is not attended to on a 24 hour basis. The Borough wants everyone with an emergency to get the help they need.

Free Weatherization Services in Columbia County

If you live in Columbia County and live your home year round. You may qualify for free weatherization services.

Some of these services can include:

  • Insulation, sealing air leaks
  • Heat system repairs and insulation, water pipe insulation
  • Refrigerator/freezer and hot water heater replacements
  • Energy-efficient lighting, faucet aerators, smart strips
  • Thermostats, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, ventilation fans
  • Indoor air quality tests, corrective action

Follow this link to find more information:


CRIMEWATCH is making the world safer. One community at a time.

Catawissa Borough will be participating in “CRIMEWATCH” a public access reporting system for law enforcement.

Download the CRIMEWATCH mobile application and stay up to date with crime in your area. The CRIMEWATCH app lets you browse near by crime and anonymously submit tips to authorities.

If you would like to learn more about the CRIMEWATCH app visit their website at







“Catawissa Dreaming”: Making Catawissa the place people want to hang their hats

The Catawissa Borough Economic Development Committee invites all current and former borough residents to complete an online survey designed to learn what residents want from their Borough in terms of making Catawissa a “place people want to hang their hats.” It is your chance to share your vision and ‘dreams’ for Catawissa — what the town has meant to you in the past, what it means now, and what you’d like like it to become in the future.

You can complete the survey online at . The survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete and will remain open for at least a month.