Salina Organizations Receive State Grants
KSAL Staff - September 4, 2014 10:56 am
Three Salina organizations are receiving funding from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced that the three organizations have been awarded grants totaling $144,190 for victims’ service programs.
The grants awarded will fund the following projects:
• Ashby House: $21,500 to provide court ordered supervised visitations and exchanges in Saline, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Lincoln, McPherson and Ottawa counties.
• Ashby House: $21,000 to provide interim shelter, counseling, case management, and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (DV/SA) support groups for low or no income women struggling with co-occurring substance use disorders and DV/SA issues.
• Child Advocacy & Parenting Services, Inc.: $14,000 to recruit, train and certify 20 new Court Appointed Special Advocates.
• Child Advocacy & Parenting Services, Inc.: $18,000 to provide multidisciplinary services to child sexual or physical abuse victims and their non-offending caregivers in north-central Kansas.
• Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas: $23,230 to provide advocacy as well as 24 hour crisis intervention and emergency shelter to crime victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who are in imminent danger.
• Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas: $46,460 to provide temporary emergency shelter and trauma informed direct and support services to victims to meet their immediate health and safety needs.
“The work of our victims service organizations throughout the state ensure that services are available to crime victims in their hour of need,” Schmidt said. “We are proud to support the work of these organizations through the victims services grant programs in our office.”
These grants were awarded from the State Child Exchange and Visitation Centers Fund, the State Crime Victims’ Assistance Fund for Child Abuse and Neglect, the State Crime Victims’ Assistance Fund and the Protection from Abuse Fund.
This year, the Attorney General’s Office awarded $2.375 million in grants to local and state crime victim assistance organizations.