Ciresi announces state grants in Montgomery County

ROYERSFORD, June 13 – State Rep. Joe Ciresi today announced that multiple agencies in Montgomery County were awarded state grants through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

“These grants are going to programs that provide valuable services in our community – supporting children and crime victims, domestic violence prevention and support, and more,” said Ciresi, D-Montgomery. “I’ve spoken directly with some of these agencies to learn more about their work and how we can connect residents to the resources they need. I appreciate their service to our communities, and I’m glad to see the state support their work with funding.”

The following agencies were awarded 2019-20 Victims of Crime Act funding:

  • Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County - $89,324
  • Laurel House - $366,226
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving – PA State Office - $225,592
  • Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - $696,725
  • Women’s Center of Montgomery County – $366,228

The following received State Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programs funding:

  • Family Service of Montgomery County - $150,000 for Montgomery County CTC Positive Parenting Initiative

The following received Children’s Advocacy Center Advisory Committee Endowment Act – Programs Assisting Victims funding:

  • Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County - $100,000

More information about the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency is available here.