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Lund Gets Grant To Develop Program To Keep Families Affected By Substance Abuse Together

A new federal grant received by a family support agency in South Burlington will be used to help families affected by substance use disorders stay together. Lund will use the $3 million grant to develop and implement the Vermont Family Recovery Project.

The service will be available to families in Burlington and Newport. To be eligible for the program, families will have to an open family support case with DCF, a parent with a substance use issue and children at risk to be removed from the home.