Allegheny House Dems announce up to $2.4 million to help fight substance use disorder
DDAP grants awarded to six area organizations
Rep. Nick Pisciottano May 11, 2023
PITTSBURGH, May 11 – Six organizations will each receive up to $400,000 in state grants to establish or expand substance use disorder services, members of the Allegheny County Democratic Delegation to the Pennsylvania House announced today.
“Addiction has destroyed the lives of individuals and families in every type of community throughout Allegheny County,” said delegation chair Rep. Nick Pisciottano. “While we can’t repair the damage done, we can invest in and expand resources available to those struggling now and help prevent future tragedies. These grants will directly aid individuals on the road to recovery in our region.”
Grants awarded to organizations serving Allegheny County residents include:
- Crossroads Treatment Centers.
- Macedonia FACE.
- Partners for Quality Foundation.
- Three Rivers Youth.
- Tree of Life Bible Church.
The organizations above are part of 19 organizations across Pennsylvania receiving grants of up to $400,000 for a 12-month period beginning July 1, through June 30, 2024.
Funding is sourced from the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and may be applied toward a range of activities, including construction, building infrastructure, staffing, and evidence-based programming.
Organizations eligible to apply for this funding opportunity included organizations which provide services, outreach, and/or education to minority communities that promote access to harm reduction services, low-barrier SUD and medication-assisted treatment, recovery and peer supports, and/or offender reentry supports.