Benham applauds $1.8 million for safer communities

Grant funds to support security projects, expand resources for crime victims

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15 – More than $1.8 million in grants has been awarded to two area organizations through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, state Rep. Jessica Benham, D-Allegheny, announced today.

Benham praised both awards, saying the funds will enhance community safety initiatives and increase access to essential victim services throughout the region.

Funds were awarded as follows:

  • $1.8 million to the Center for Victims, which provides critical support and services to victims of all crimes, including-domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, child sexual assault and physical abuse, elder abuse, homicide, burglary, and incidents of mass violence.

More information on PCCD grants can be found here.