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WV Grants for Sexual Assault Victims

October 8th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced more than $800,000 in grants to the state’s Foundation for Rape Information and Services.   The Sexual Assault Services Program was created by the Violence Against Women and Department of justice Reauthorization Act of 2005.  The Grant money will be used to support rape crisis centers, identify, provide and expand direct services to victims of sexual assault along with monitoring and technical assistance to other eligible programs within the state.