Exclusive: Brooklyn nonprofits combating addiction get $2.2M from dissolved charity

Ten Brooklyn health and social services providers are set to receive a combined $2.2 million from the coffers of now-defunct rehab clinic Canarsie Aware. The Attorney General’s Office shut down the charity in 2019 for its role in a scheme to defraud Medicaid.

Each of the 10 recipients will receive $217,500 over three years to fund services to prevent and treat substance abuse, harm reduction programs and other services to help Brooklyn residents in recovery or living with addiction.

The grantees are the After Hours Project, the Ali Forney Center, Brooklyn Community Housing and Services, Community Counseling & Mediation, Global Trauma Research, Housing Plus, Lantern Community Services, New

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