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Child and Teen Violence Reduction and Treatment Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $536,609)

The purpose of this project is to provide intervention and prevention services to youth, ages 5-19, designed to reduce the risk factors of violence; to strengthen family communication (protective factor); to mobilize community support for children; to break the cycle of family violence; and to reduce the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in young rape and sexual assault victims. Primary activities include 24/7 Helpline counseling, weekly support groups, weekly art therapy/counseling sessions, and ongoing crisis intervention services at the local courts and police stations.

Date Created: September 16, 2008