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Over $2 million in federal funding will target domestic violence in two counties


Lowey announced the funding with local domestic violence and legal service organizations,
at the Center for Safety & Change, Inc. in New City

NEW CITY – Over $2.3 million in federal funding to assist adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Rockland and Westchester counties was announced on Tuesday.

“Today is about affirming our shared commitment to supporting and empowering survivors of violence and abuse,” said Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D, Rockland-Westchester). “Every member of our community deserves protection from domestic abuse, sexual assault, and violence in any form. Center for Safety & Change, My Sisters’ Place, and Pace Women’s Justice Center do great work for survivors in Rockland and Westchester counties, and this funding will help them continue to enhance and expand services for the adults and youth they serve.”

The three grants:

  • $1.1 Million for Center for Safety & Change in New City
  • $600,000 to My Sisters’ Place in White Plains
  • $600,000 to Pace University Women’s Justice Center

 

 


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