Senator Schwank announces $2.6 million in PCCD Funding for Berks County

Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) has announced over $2 million in funding for Berks County-based agencies and organizations from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). This funding will deliver support and resources to keep Berks County residents safe in the places they call home.

“I am pleased that numerous organizations in Berks County have received much-needed funding to continue community safety initiatives,” said Schwank. “I extend my gratitude to the PCCD for allocating funds towards making Berks County a safer place to live. The services supported by this funding are essential and this group of recipients know how to deliver for the people of Berks County, so I’m thrilled to see their important work is being recognized and funded at the state level.”

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Continuing County Adult Probation and Parole Grant Funds

Berks County: $454,448 for CCAPPG Funds.

Federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Funds

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Berks County Commissioners — $138,802 for enhancing services to Berks County Victims

CASA of Berks County: $47,561 for the continuation of Child Victim Advocacy Services. SAFE Berks: $1,196,413 for Safe Berks VOCA 2023-2025. Community Justice Project: $45, 187 for Immigration Legal Services for Victims. MidPenn Legal Services: $680,360 for Legal Interventions for Victims Empowerment – LIVE.

Federal State Opioid Response (SOR) Funds

Kutztown University: $82,648 for Phase IV: Continuation of Bridging AOD Misuse & MH.

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