VOA Today: This recovery home is getting $2.6 million to help Kentucky mothers in recovery

MANCHESTER-- Children ran around and expecting mothers waddled throughout Freedom House in Clay County Tuesday as officials celebrated a $2.6 million federal grant to help women overcome substance abuse disorder

The Freedom House, a Volunteers of America program, opened March 13, just as COVID-19 settled on Kentucky. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant will be used for operating costs and to expand services over a five-year period.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers and University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto were at the Freedom House to celebrate the grant Tuesday.

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