LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -A federal company will present greater than $2.3 million to 2 Kentucky organizations to help college security and psychological well being, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell stated.
The Division of Well being and Human Companies is awarding greater than $2 million to the Kentucky Academic Growth Finance Company in Ashland and $250,000 to Seven Counties Companies Inc., based mostly in Louisville, the senator introduced Thursday. Each grants will fund psychological well being help and early intervention packages in Kentucky faculties.
Funding for the grants comes from the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which McConnell — because the Senate’s top-ranking Republican — helped result in Senate passage final 12 months.
McConnell stated the funding will present “much-needed psychological well being infrastructure in our faculties.”
“The American folks should not have to decide on between safer faculties and the Structure, and the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act proves it,” McConnell stated. “This invoice will increase college security, helps troubled youngsters and protects Kentucky’s lecturers and college students.”
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