Hudson Towns Get $76K+ To Fight Substance Abuse

Hudson County municipalities will be receiving $76,500 in grants to continue their fight against substance abuse in their towns.  The funding is part of the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA), the Municipal Alliance Allocation Grant.  It is being administered through the Hudson County Board of Commissioners, which says it will be used to “help Hudson County municipalities address the issues surrounding alcoholism and drug abuse in their communities.”

Hudson County’s funding is being disbursed to municipalities based on the 2010 United States Census population statistics.  The grant covers the period through March 30, 2023, according to the county.

Once approved by the state of New Jersey, Hudson County will distribute the funding as follows:

  • Bayonne – $7,222
  • Jersey City – $28,373
  • Harrison/East Newark  – $1,837
  • Hoboken – $5,730
  • Union City – $7,616
  • Secaucus – $1,863
  • Weehawken – $1,439
  • West New York – $5,696
  • North Bergen – $6,964
  • Kearny – $4,662
  • Guttenberg – $1,281
  • County Administration – $3,825

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