West Virginia Awards More Than $1 Million In ‘Stop Violence Against Women’ Recovery Act Grants
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Joe Manchin announced today the awarding of about $1.15 million in STOP Violence Against Women Act American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants for 19 projects across the state. These funds establish or enhance teams whose core members include victim service providers, law enforcement and prosecution to improve the criminal justice system's response to violence against women. Grants provide personnel, equipment, training, technical assistance and information systems for these teams.