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Grant Boosts Domestic Violence Support Across Alabama

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Six agencies, including one in the Wiregrass area, received a total of $184,000 to aid domestic violence victims in Alabama.

The House of Ruth Inc. got $40,000 to assist victims across several counties. Other recipients include Safeplace Inc., Victim Services of Cullman Inc., Baldwin Family Violence Shelter, Penelope House Inc., and SafeHouse of Shelby County Inc.

The funds were provided by the U.S. Department of Justice and administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.