Kulik: $1 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program funding awarded to the Holy Family Institute

HARRISBURG, Aug. 1 – A family care facility in Emsworth on Thursday was awarded $1 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program funding, announced state Rep. Anita Kulik, D-Allegheny.

The Holy Family Institute, which provides help and support to children and families in western Pennsylvania, will use the funding for a three-pronged improvement project to its facility.

“The Holy Family Institute provides one-of-a-kind services to those who need it most,” Kulik said. “Due to their unwavering commitment to western Pennsylvania families, I’m elated to announce funding that will assist the institute in upgrading and improving its facility.”

The project, Kulik said, will consist of three components. First, the funding will go toward replacing the roof of the administration building, which has significant defects and inadequate drainage. The second phase of the project will consist of improving 11 classrooms, cafeteria and kitchen space, administrative offices, the multipurpose room and other programmatic spaces. Lastly, the funding will go toward improvements to the facility’s annex, which includes office space for outpatient programs and training spaces for staff.

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program is a grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects.

RACP projects are authorized in the Redevelopment Assistance section of a Capital Budget Itemization Act, have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact, and generate substantial increases or maintain current levels of employment, tax revenue or other measures of economic activity.