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Bacon Street to receive $2 million over five years

Bacon Street to receive $2 million over five years

As Williamsburg youth and families battle substance abuse, a new grant for a local nonprofit organization hopes to make that fight easier. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded $2 million to Bacon Street Youth and Family Services.

“We are beyond thrilled about this amazing opportunity to dramatically expand services in the Hampton Roads area,” Kim Dellinger, Bacon Street’s executive director, said in a news release. “This allows us to provide substance use counseling, parent education, youth and family programming, treatment, and case management through a tiered approach.”

Bacon Street will receive $400,000 of the grant money each year for...