KS Attorney General Announces Money to Help Crime Victims

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Crime victim's services and programs across Kansas are getting a financial boost.

Attorney General Steve Six announced more than $2 million in grant awards for Kansas crime victims. Six called for the money to be used effectively for victims' services so there is a heightened focus on efficiency and accountability in the participating programs.

“I commend all programs receiving grants this year for their hard work and commitment to Kansas crime victims,” Six said in a statement. “I look forward to learning how the grants have improved each awardees’ ability to provide effective services to victims.”

The following total amounts have been awarded:
State Protection From Abuse Fund
$1,330,500
State Crime Victims' Assistance Fund
$382,500
State Crime Victims' Assistance Fund for Child Exchange and Visitation Centers
$330,000
State Crime Victims' Assistance Fund for Child Abuse and Neglect
$210,000

“These programs make a difference in lives of Kansas crime victims,” Six said. “I will continue to fight for additional funding and support for the programs that assist victims.”


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