Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims of abuse in south Alabama

April 19, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants to two organizations that serve victims of domestic violence and child abuse in south Alabama. A $95,000 grant to Penelope House Inc. will help continue providing a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, support groups and other outreach services to domestic violence victims in Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile and Washington […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help crime victims navigate the court system

April 16, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $475,016 grant to help Alabama crime victims better navigate the judicial system. The grant to the state Office of Prosecution Services will help maintain certified victim service officers throughout the state and continue its use of certified facility dogs that help people, especially children, who have been […]

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Governor awards grants to aid victims in north Alabama

April 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $214,500 to four agencies in north Alabama to continue providing services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. The grants will support the agencies as they serve victims in 11 counties. “Domestic violence and sexual assault victims deserve access to professional assistance in a timely […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $116,000 to assist abuse victims in 10 south central Alabama counties

April 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $116,000 to help victims of abuse in 10 south central Alabama counties receive needed care and support. The grants to Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center in Clanton and The Family Sunshine Center in Montgomery will help the organizations continue to assist victims. “Those who have experienced […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in west Alabama

April 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $23,000 to provide services to victims of child abuse in west Alabama. The funds were allocated to two child advocacy centers that serve a total of five counties in the region. “Child abuse is an atrocious crime that can devastate families and ruin lives,” Gov. Ivey said. “I […]

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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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