Whitesburg KY
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Coalition seeks requests

The Letcher County substance abuse prevention coalition, United for Substance Abuse Prevention (USAP), is accepting requests for programs to be included in its Unlawful Narcotics Investigation, Treatment and Education (UNITE) budget for January to June 2014. The total Letcher County UNITE budget for this time period is estimated at $5,000.

Potential recipients may submit an action plan and budget to USAP at the October meeting of the coalition. This meeting will be held on October 3 at 5 p.m. at the Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library in Whitesburg. Requests must include activities that address prevention and/ or treatment of abuse of substances, alcohol, prescription drugs and illicit drugs. A detailed budget must accompany the request. Selection of requests for funding will take place in October. Recipients of USAP funds are to attend monthly meetings and give a report on their activities.

Action plan and budget forms are available from Angela Gibson, USAP secretary, at the Jenkins FRYSC. Contact information: angela.gibson@ Jenkins. kyschools.us; telephone: 832-0009.

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