Westmoreland County Receives $15.7 Million in Discretionary Funding for Community-Based Services


Westmoreland is one of the 10 counties included in a pilot program that provides human services funding.

The county gets a $15.7 million in block grants to pay for community-based mental health services, behavioral health and intellectual disability clients programs, child welfare, drug and alcohol treatment, homeless assistance and human service development projects.


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Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work




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