2016 Grant Recipients

2016 Grant Recipients

Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County – $8,000
Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson (CAC)– CAC meets the needs of children and families in our community by providing child-focused center that facilitates a compassionate multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, treatment, identification, investigation and prosecution of child abuse.

CASA – $17,000
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) – CASA of Jackson County mission is to promote the best interest of abused, neglected, and vulnerable children who are wards of the court and to promote community responsibility for reduction of child abuse and neglect.

Community Works Dunn House/Victim Services – $110,000
Community Works, Dunn House and Victim Services offer safe refuge and support services for women and children who survive domestic violence. Services include 24-hour crisis intervention and shelter service, peer counseling and support, court advocacy, and non-violent parenting techniques.

Domestic Violence Foundation – $20,000
Domestic Violence Foundation – The Domestic Violence Foundation supports women and their families at a time of urgent need. The women are referred by community agencies and Dunn House for funding when all other resources are exhausted.

Family Nurturing Center – $15,000
Family Nurturing Center – Family Nurturing Center is Jackson County’s Children’s Crisis Relief Nursery providing two therapeutic preschools that help children heal from emotional trauma, and learn how to build trust and attachment with adults.

Project Dove – $10,000
Project Dove – Project Dove focuses on the prevention of domestic violence by intervening in children’s destructive behavior and educating them while they are still young and impressionable.

Jackson County SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) – $5,000

Jackson County SART, SART provides free, compassionate care to stop victims’ trauma, skilled evidence collection to help them find justice, and connection to social services to help them heal, as well as peer support groups to aid survivors’ long-term recovery and K-12th grade violence prevention programs.