McKeesport, September 13, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced a total of $811,844 in state funds for four local crime reduction and victim services programs.
“I am committed to using state resources to strengthen local efforts to curb gun violence and help those who are victimized by crime,” Brewster said.
Brewster said the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency this week approved the following grants:
- $133,000 to McKeesport for the city’s gun violence reduction project;
- $88,983 to the Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center for its HOPE-VOCA MH collaborative project;
- $396,647 to the Pittsburgh Center for Victims for its VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) competitive #1 extension; and
- $193,214 to the Neighborhood Legal Services Association to enhance assessment and legal services assessment.
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