Herrin announces $1.7M for victims of abuse and rehabilitation

HARRISBURG, Dec. 9 – State Rep.-elect Dianne Herrin, D-Chester, today applauded the awarding of over $1.7 million in Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency grants to Chester County organizations and agencies.

The funds, approved by the PCCD, support a variety of programs and services, including: adult probation services, body-worn camera initiatives, domestic abuse programs and more.  

“Funding like this directly improves the lives and well-being of victims of abuse, while helping those who have made non-violent mistakes in the past rehabilitate,” Herrin said. “This is exactly the kind of criminal justice reform I want to continue to encourage throughout my time in the House. Together, we can help more people get back on their feet, and not find more ways to tear them down.”

The grants awarded in Chester County are as follows:

Improvement of Adult Probation Services Funds

  • Chester County - Improvement of Adult Probation Services - $533,144.

Federal STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Funds

  • Chester County Commissioners - Chester County STOP Grant 2021 - $124,992.
  • The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County - RASA/VOJO Project 2021-22 - $698,379.
  • Domestic Violence Center of Chester County - Providing Rights and Services to Victims - $55,014.

State Children’s Advocacy Center Funds

  • Chester County Commissioners - CAC Assistant 2021- $47,000.

CACAC State Endowment Act Funds

  • Chester County Commissioners - Program Title to be Determined - $318,377.

For more information, please reach out to Herrin’s district office at (610) 696-4990.