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Four local organizations receive grants for victims services

October 9, 2013

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— Four Lawrence organizations were awarded state grants totaling $167,000 for victims service programs.

Grant recipients were:

— The Willow Domestic Violence Center, $53,500 to provide advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and $25,000 to assist with protection from abuse.

— GaDuGi SafeCenter Inc., $40,500 for community education and direct victim-survivor services.

— TFI Family Services Inc., $39,000 to provide safe and quality supervised visits and exchange services.

— Douglas County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), $9,000 to enhance the role of CASA volunteers.

Comments

Seth Peterson 6 months, 1 week ago

Awesome! Congrats to these organizations.

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consumer1 6 months, 1 week ago

Will one of these agencies be the Social Security office? I mean since we seem to cut SS, and nicrease the funding of welfare WHy not? Penalize those who work all their lives so they can retire, and reward those who are lazy and do nothing but nurse the bottle or welfare.

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