More than $2M is Awarded for Domestic Violence Victims

July 8, 2016


Judicial Council Committee Awards Grants for Legal Services

Eight nonprofit agencies have been awarded grants totaling $2,425,000 to provide civil legal services for the victims of domestic violence. The funds will help low-income Georgia victims obtain necessary legal services to protect their safety.

Atlanta Legal Aid Society                                                                $676,538

 Cherokee Family Violence Center, Inc.                                                $9,000           

 Gateway House                                                                                    $7,000

 Georgia Law Center for the Homeless                                               $70,000

 Georgia Legal Services Program                                                   $1,574,248

 Northeast Georgia Shelter Collaborative (SAFE)                              $40,214

 Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center, Inc.                                   $34,000

Wayne County Protective Agency/Fair Haven                                   $14,000

 TOTAL FUNDS AWARDED                                                   $2,425,000