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Kentucky Governor Beshear Announces $37 Million in Grants to Crime Victim Service Providers
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Kentucky Governor Beshear Announces $37 Million in Grants to Crime Victim Service Providers

FRANKFORT, KY (STL.News) Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet announced more than $37 million in grant funding to 133 crime victim service providers across Kentucky. The funds are part of the Victims of Crime Act program, known as VOCA. In 1984, Congress passed the Victims of Crime Act, which established the Crime Victim’s Fund. “It is a priority for my administration to support direct services to victims and survivors of all types of crimes – they should have every resource we can provide to them as they walk the path toward healing and recovery,” said Gov. Beshear.  “This funding is vital to these 133 programs that work tirelessly to respond to the emotional and physical needs of survivors and provide a much-deserved measure of safety and security.” Thi...