YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – The first round of awards of Opioid Settlement Funds has been announced today by the York County Board of Commissioners.

The 11 different organizations will be distributed the initial funds that total of $2,238,726.83 with fall being when the second round of awards will be announced.

The York County Opioid Advisory Board reviewed applications from 32 organizations.

The following are the recipients for the first round of the awards:

OrganizationDurationTotal Amount
York Opioid Collaborative9/1/23-12/31/28$1,050,000.00
York/Adams Drug & Alcohol9/1/23-12/31/26$400,000.00
York County Probation – Reentry Coalition9/1/23-12/31/24$28,275.50
Wellspan – Sublocade Project9/1/23-12/31/24$29,854.36
Wellspan – Recovery Services9/1/23-12/31/24$228,230.00
Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center9/1/23-12/31/26$225,000.00
York Area United Fire & Rescue9/1/23-12/31/24$15,000.00
Open Arms Recovery Center9/1/23-12/31/24$58,600.00
York County Prison9/1/23-12/31/24$250,000.00
True North Wellness9/1/23-12/31/24$63,796.69
Recovery House of Worship9/1/23-12/31/24$164,970.28
The Advantage Program9/1/23-12/31/24$25,000.00

“York County has been proactive in the legal fight to hold those responsible for the opioid crisis
accountable. These awards are the first step to address our community needs and to begin the
systemic change that will provide the services to heal from this crisis,” said President
Commissioner Julie Wheeler.

The York County Board of Commissioners formed the Opioid Advisory Board with local community leaders in early 2023.

The Board of Commissioners is provided with recommendations and oversight of the funds and the distribution of the funds by the Opioid Advisory Board.

For more information about the Opioid Advisory Board or application requests, visit the website here.