St. Joseph, Buchanan County Organizations Receive Settlement Funds

St. Joseph and Buchanan County’s opioid settlement review board has decided which organizations will receive funds.

The City and County will distribute shares of more than $150,000 across six city organizations and two county agencies.

Buchanan County EMS, St. Joseph Metro Treatment Center, Mission House Covenant Community, the St. Joseph Youth Alliance, St. Joseph Museums, the Samaritan Counseling Center, Community Missions, and the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office each received payouts.

Those payouts range between $3,000 and $45,000.

An additional $15,000 is available for emergency treatment and prevention needs.