Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards $1.4 Million for Youth Services

, a private not-for-profit agency that provides community-based treatment to boys and girls in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware, has announced a $1.4 million grant from the as part of an initiative to enhance and expand its services for youth.

As part of the second phase of its Campaign for Excellence initiative, the agency will use the grant to centralize its services and boost its capacity to provide quality, holistic treatment to struggling youth and their families at its twenty-acre campus in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Other goals of the campaign include the implementation of therapeutic arts and recreation programs, greater family involvement in treatment programs, and enhanced skills training and education services focused on ensuring that recipients of Adelphoi’s services achieve long-term recovery and become productive members of their communities.

"We are most grateful for the support of the Richard King Mellon Foundation and their investment in our strategic plans for the future," said Adelphoi CEO Nancy Kukovich. "This is the largest grant in the organization’s history. Through their generosity, we will enrich our delivery of services for at-risk children, youth, and families."

"." Adelphoi Press Release 04/30/2015.