BVASD Receives School Safety Grant

Write Connections is pleased to announce that Belle Vernon Area School District was awarded a $487,648 School Safety grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

For the community violence prevention/reduction grants, municipalities, counties, institutions of higher education and community-based organizations were eligible to apply for programs designed to reduce community violence, including increasing access to trauma-informed support services and behavioral health care, providing health services and intervention strategies, providing mentoring and other intervention models, and fostering communication between school entities, their community and law enforcement.

For more information about the Committee and the School Safety and Security Grant Program, visit the PCCD’s School Safety and Security site.