Nick Brown, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, has announced and detailed more than $4 million in grants given by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to Seattle and King County, Washington. The grants are aimed at targeting opioid abuse and related issues.

The largest grant is $1,597,836. It has been awarded by the DOJ to Seattle for a program that will give transitional housing and other services to women who have substance-use disorder and are transitioning into society from jails and prisons, according to a news release about the awards from Brown’s office.

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