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Salina DVACK Receives Over $60,000 in Grant Funding

KSAL StaffSeptember 19, 2019

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced more than $1.2 million from the Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) grant program awarded to communities across Kansas.

“It takes great courage to leave an abuser. Oftentimes, victims need to leave a dangerous situation quickly,” Kelly said. “We must do all we can to encourage women and men to leave abusive relationships. Housing and other resources must be available to keep our survivors and children safe. This grant will help provide these critical resources where they are needed most.”

The FVPSA grant program assists states in their efforts to support the establishment, maintenance and expansion of programs and projects to:

1) prevent incidents of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence;

2) provide immediate shelter, support services and access to community-based programs for victims of family violence, domestic violence or dating violence and their dependents; and

3) provide specialized services for children exposed to family violence, domestic violence or dating violence including victims who are members of underserved populations.

These programs provide outreach, shelter, support groups, crisis intervention and advocacy in obtaining protection from abuse orders, court accompaniment, transportation and prevention education in schools and communities.

2020 FVPSA Grant Awards:

CountyOrganization NameGrant Award
AllenHope Unlimited$43,657
BartonFamily Crisis Center$54,105
ButlerFamily Life Center$49,580
CrawfordSafehouse Crisis Center$64,100
DouglasThe Willow Domestic Violence Center$67,735
EllisOptions:  Domestic & Sexual Violence Services$71,526
FinneyFamily Crisis Services$50,070
FordCrisis Center of Dodge City$47,838
HarveyHarvey Co. Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force$49,558
JohnsonSAFEHOME$137,328
LeavenworthAlliance Against Family Violence$50,103
LyonSOS$52,816
RenoBrightHouse$52,527
RileyCrisis Center$71,590
SalineDomestic Violence Association of Central Kansas$61,875
SedgwickCatholic Charities, Harbor House$78,668
SedgwickWichita Family Crisis Center$90,505
SewardLiberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Services$46,187
ShawneeYWCA Center for Safety & Empowerment$70,149
WyandotteFriends of Yates$62,373
TOTAL$1,272,290

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