Grants from Governor to assist domestic violence victims in north Alabama

March 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $228,289 to assist the efforts of six specialized units and organizations that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in north Alabama. “Domestic violence harms families and leaves lasting scars on victims and those close to them,” Gov. Ivey said. “I am thankful for these […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in north central Alabama

March 9, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded six grants totaling $283,425 to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in north central Alabama. The funding helps continue support services provided by nonprofit organizations and helps specialized law enforcement units that investigate and prosecute domestic violence crimes. “For anyone dealing with domestic violence or sexual […]

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Gov. Ivey awards funds to assist domestic violence victims; enhance offender prosecution in southwest Alabama

March 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $221,000 to curtail domestic violence and assist victims in southwest Alabama. The governor awarded grants to five agencies and offices serving the region. The grants will support programs ranging from stepping up efforts to prosecute offenders to educating the public about domestic violence. “Domestic violence can […]

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Governor awards grant for training to help achieve safer communities

March 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $75,000 grant to help law enforcements officers, community leaders, educators and others reduce crime in their communities. Auburn University Montgomery will use funds to conduct training on methods to reduce crime and make communities safer. Those who attend the training are expected to bring that information back […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to assist victims, prosecute abusers in north Alabama

March 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $204,000 to assist victims of domestic violence in north Alabama while ensuring that abusers are held accountable. The grants are supporting efforts of law enforcement units in three counties that work to arrest and prosecute domestic violence and sexual assault suspects and assist victims. “Domestic violence and sexual […]

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Governor awards grant for Dallas County drug court program

March 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $50,000 grant to allow parents who have had drug-related issues to retain or regain custody of their children provided that they adhere to certain guidelines. The grant would enable the Dallas County Family Drug Court to conduct screening and undertake other measures to ensure that people who […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to continue assisting victims in north Alabama

February 26, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $140,000 to continue providing direct service to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and elder abuse in north Alabama. “Victims of any kind of abuse at any age deserve access to professional assistance in a timely manner,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend these […]

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Governor awards grant to reduce youth crime in Covington

February 25, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $33,000 grant to continue a program aimed at preventing juvenile crime in Covington County. The city of Andalusia along with the Youth Advocate Program will use funds for its Opportunity for Change for Covington County Youth program. The program helps guide juveniles, who may have committed minor […]

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