Wheaton domestic violence nonprofit receives $5,000 grant
WHEATON – A Wheaton domestic violence nonprofit has been awarded a grant from the Illinois Bar Foundation for its work as a legal aid organization, according to a release.
Family Shelter Services offers residential, counseling and community advocacy programs to victims of domestic violence. It has emergency and immediate housing facilities, a 24-hour hotline, counseling for children and adults and more. The Bar Foundation awarded the nonprofit $5,000, which the release says will support the Victim and Court Advocacy Program, which provides support and information to approximately 1,100 clients and 6,000 non-clients per year.
The grant was one of 44 grants totaling $335,000 that the Illinois Bar Foundation has distributed this year across Cook County and north, central and southern Illinois.
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