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Gov. Brownback Announces Aid To Domestic Violence Victims

KSCB News - October 13, 2014 10:58 pm

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has awarded more than $1 million in grants for the 2015 Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) grant program. The FVPSA grants provide funds to domestic violence programs that ensure services are available 24 hours per day and are free to domestic violence victims and their children. Many programs provide outreach, shelter, support groups, crisis intervention, advocacy in obtaining protection from abuse orders, court accompaniment, transportation, and prevention education in schools and communities.

2015 domestic violence and sexual assault services grant awards

County Organization Name Grant Award

Allen Hope Unlimited $36,856

Butler Family Life Center $39,856

Cowley Safe Homes $41,945

Crawford Safehouse Crisis Center $63,424

Douglas The Willow Domestic Violence Center $57,141

Ellis Options: Domestic & Sexual Violence

Svcs. $61,483

Finney Family Crisis Services $40,049

Ford Crisis Center of Dodge City $40,644

Harvey Harvey Co. Domestic Violence/

Sexual Assault Task Force $34,429

Johnson SAFEHOME $117,540

Leavenworth Alliance Against Family Violence $30,991

Lyon SOS $44,995

Reno Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

Center $53,079

Riley Crisis Center $64,351

Saline Domestic Violence Association of

Central Kansas $53,770

Sedgwick Catholic Charities, Harbor House $67,422

Sedgwick YWCA of Wichita $67,793

Seward Liberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic

Violence Services $39,432

Shawnee YWCA Center for Safety

& Empowerment $60,913

Wyandotte Friends of Yates $52,916

TOTAL $1,068,999


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