Benham announces $200K for Elizabeth Seton Center

Gaming funds to increase accessibility of child care & senior center

BROOKLINE, Nov. 15 – A state grant of $200,000 has been awarded to fund renovations at the Elizabeth Seton Center on Pioneer Ave., state Rep. Jessica Benham, D-Allegheny, announced today.

“We all deserve equal access to every part of our community,” said Benham. “I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to bring these tax dollars to make the Elizabeth Seton Center more accessible for everyone.”

Benham said the award will fund the installation of an elevator and a stair lift, as well as restroom renovations to maximize accessibility at the center.

The grant was among a number funded by the Allegheny County Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund, which is financed by gaming activity in the county. The fund is administered by the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County and the state Commonwealth Financing Authority.