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Governor Brownback announces more than $1 million for domestic violence victims in Kansas

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Governor Brownback announces more than $1 million for domestic violence victims in Kansas

Topeka- Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the grant recipients of the 2014 Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) Grant Program.  This FVPSA funding provides funds to domestic violence programs that ensure services are provided 24-hours a 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.

2014 FVPSA Grant Awards

County

Organization Name

Award Amount

Allen

Hope Unlimited

$33,488

Atchison

Domestic Violence Emergency Services

$33,950

Barton

Family Crisis Center, Inc.

$42,276

Butler

Family Life Center

$36,160

Cowley

Safe Homes, Inc.

$38,113

Crawford

Safehouse Crisis Center

$57,690

Douglas

The Willow Domestic Violence Center

$51,764

Ellis

Options:  Domestic & Sexual Violence Services

$55,778

Finney

Family Crisis Services, Inc.

$38,669

Ford

Crisis Center of Dodge City

$36,896

Harvey

Harvey Co. Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force

$31,266

Johnson

Safehome, Inc.

$105,849

Leavenworth

Alliance Against Family Violence

$38,005

Lyon

SOS

$40,898

Reno

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center

$48,227

Riley

Crisis Center, Inc.

$58,981

Saline

Domestic Violence Assoc. of Central Kansas

$48,930

Sedgwick

Catholic Charities, Inc. - Harbor House

$61,499

Sedgwick

YWCA of Wichita

$61,499

Seward

LARC/DVS

$35,820

Shawnee

YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment

$55,389

Wyandotte

Friends of Yates

$47,894





TOTAL

$1,059,041

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