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The Northumberland County Opioid and Substance use Response Program

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Awardee County
Northumberland County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $595,168)

Northumberland County Pennsylvania, which has a population of  90,843 and will therefore be considered Subcategory 1c as defined by the guidelines, is requesting funding to address the numerous issues and difficulties faced by individuals suffering from substance use in the area.  The programs to be procured through this grant are as follows: The hiring of a Wellness Nurse to assist Children & Youth Services; the hiring of a CRS to assist a local recovery club; the hiring of a Project Coordinator; the use of DJ Choices, a prevention advocacy group that will conduct assemblies at local schools; trainings for individuals and families suffering from substance use; and the implementation of sober events.

Date Created: December 21, 2021