Victims' groups in York, Lancaster, Chester counties to receive over $2.2M in grants

September 26, 2017

York, Chester and Lancaster county organizations will receive more than $2.2 million in state and federal grants to help address the needs of crime victims, S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson announced in a news conference Tuesday.

The grants will support victim advocates, counseling services and child therapy services, Wilson said at the York County Council chambers.

After the Sept. 18 stabbing death of Marandy Jade (Moreno) Brandon, 25, in a domestic violence incident in Rock Hill, Jada Charley, executive director of Safe Passage, a nonprofit that provides shelter and counseling to survivors of domestic violence, said it’s important for local victim advocates and law enforcement to work together.

View full story as published by Herald on September 26, 2017.

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