Webster announces state grant for Laurel House

WEST NORRITON, June 13 – State Rep. Joe Webster announced today that Laurel House was awarded grant funding by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Laurel House, in Norristown, was awarded $366,226 for its domestic violence shelter and supportive services through the 2019-20 Victims of Crime Act funding program.

“Laurel House does important work to support domestic violence survivors, and I’m pleased to see funding awarded to help them,” said Webster, D-Montgomery.

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

Additional Montgomery County agencies receiving grants were: 

2019-20 Victims of Crime Act funding:

  • Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County - $89,324
  • 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

State Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programs funding:

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

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

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