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Daily Archives: June 21, 2010

Grant to Help Victims of Domestic and Sexual Assault

Sandy Middleton, executive director at The Center for Violence Prevention in Pearl said that the $157,950.00 grant awarded to the Mississippi Center for Police and Sheriffs will help women and their children better afford the legal services needed to get out of abusive homes. In some cases, she said, children have had to stay in homes with fathers or stepfathers who may be sexually assaulting them because their mothers are not able to afford the costs of getting away.

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