Gov. Ivey awards grant to help sex trafficking victims

April 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $47,000 grant to an organization that helps sex trafficking victims find safe shelter and restore their lives. The WellHouse, a rescue and recovery organization based in St. Clair County, houses women and girls who have been victims of the sex trafficking trade and are seeking help. “It […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist elderly and disabled abuse victims

April 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $400,000 grant to the state Department of Human Resources to assist elderly people and disabled adults who are victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation. The grant will enable the department’s Adult Protective Services Division to remove victims from abusive environments and provide them with safe temporary housing. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in southeast Alabama

April 13, 2021

  MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $80,000 to help provide services to victims of domestic violence, child abuse and other crimes in southeast Alabama. The funds have been allocated to three agencies serving eight Alabama counties. “If you are victim of a crime in southeast Alabama, there are agencies and people willing to […]

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Governor announces grant for infrastructure to Athens Buc-ees

April 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $750,000 grant to bring 170 new jobs to Limestone County while enhancing travel in north Alabama. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the city of Athens will provide infrastructure necessary for a Buc-ee’s Travel Center that will be built off Interstate 65 at the Browns Ferry […]

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Governor awards grants for law enforcement equipment in northeast Alabama

April 6, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $127,722 to help six law enforcement agencies in northeast Alabama purchase new or update existing equipment. “New equipment can help police and sheriff’s deputies be better prepared for what they may face on any given day as they work to protect and serve our communities,” Gov. […]

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