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Governor Sam Brownback announces more than $1 million in grants to help victims of domestic violence

by Shawn Cowing | Sep 09, 2016

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 9, 2016

For more information:
Shawn Cowing
Governor’s Grants Programs
785.291.3868
Shawn.cowing@ks.gov

Governor Sam Brownback announces more than $1 million in grants to help victims of domestic violence

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced more than $1 million in grants for the 2017 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 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.

2017 FVPSA Grant Awards

County

Organization Name

Grant Award

Allen

Hope Unlimited

$40,637

Barton

Family Crisis Center

$51,121

Butler

Family Life Center

$44,049

Crawford

Safehouse Crisis Center

$69,428

Douglas

The Willow Domestic Violence Center

$63,377

Ellis

Options: Domestic & Sexual Violence Services

$67,783

Finney

Family Crisis Services

$46,918

Ford

Crisis Center of Dodge City

$44,802

Harvey

Harvey Co. Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force

$46,517

Johnson

SAFEHOME

$128,952

Leavenworth

Alliance Against Family Violence

$46,492

Lyon

SOS

$49,617

Reno

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center

$49,579

Riley

Crisis Center

$70,299

Saline

Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas

$58,804

Sedgwick

Catholic Charities, Harbor House

$74,465

Sedgwick

YWCA of Wichita

$74,465

Seward

Liberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Services

$41,917

Shawnee

YWCA Center for Safety & Empowerment

$66,546

Wyandotte

Friends of Yates

$58,410

 

TOTAL

$1,194,178