Grant: $4,074,946 - Department of Justice - May. 26, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 1 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The objective of the STOP (Services Training Officers Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program is to support communities in their efforts to develop and strengthen law enforcement, prosecution, and court responses to violence against women and to provide services to victims. The Recovery Act STOP grant supports communities in their efforts to hire and retain criminal justice and victim service personnel that respond to violent crimes against women, as well as support other strategies to create and perserve jobs and promote economic growth, while improving responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assualt and stalking. In compliance with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 2005, each Recovery Act STOP recipient must allocate not less than 30 percent of its STOP funding to nonprofit, nongovernmental victim service programs (of which, at least 10 percent is to be distributed to culturally specific, community-based organizations); not less than 25 percent to law enforcement; not less than 25 percent to prosecution; and not less than 5 percent to courts. The remaining 15 percent may be awarded at the state's discretion, subject to the statutory parameters set forth in VAWA, VAWA 2000 and VAWA 2005.
Project Description: During the reporting period, 1,096 unduplicated clients were served; 1,122.5 hours of individual counseling were provided; 306 clients were provided 557 instances of criminal justice advocacy/court accompaniment; 616 clients were provided 517 instances of victim/survivor advocacy; 230 clients were provided 335 instances of civil legal advocacy/court accompaniment; 251 instances of systems change were provided; 490 cases referred for prosecution and 363 cases authorized for prosecution.
Jobs Summary: During the reporting period, 38.12 FTEs were created and 19.23 FTEs were retained. The types of jobs created/retained are staff who work with victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence or stalking, maintenance staff, and adminstrative staff. (Total jobs reported: 57)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Family Counseling & Childrens Services of Lenawee County||$24,613||ADRIAN||MI|
|Battle Creek Health System||$21,000||BATTLE CREEK||MI|
|Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence||$21,000||COLDWATER||MI|
|Wayne County Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Program||$21,000||DETROIT||MI|
|Hillsdale County Task Force On Family Violence||$21,000||HILLSDALE||MI|
|Dial Help Incorporated||$21,000||HOUGHTON||MI|
|Domestic Violence Escape (dove) Inc||$21,000||IRONWOOD||MI|
|Baraga County Shelter Home||$21,000||LANSE||MI|
|Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Assault||$23,144||LAPEER||MI|
|Domestic Violence Project Inc||$45,631||ANN ARBOR||MI|
|Secure Area Family Environment Safe Place||$71,764||BATTLE CREEK||MI|
|Bay Area Womens Center||$39,021||BAY CITY||MI|
|Women's Information Service, Inc.||$53,944||BIG RAPIDS||MI|
|Cadillac Area Oasis/Family Resource Center||$31,962||CADILLAC||MI|
|Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home For Abused Women Inc||$55,685||CALUMET||MI|
|Alliance Against Violence and Abuse||$61,919||ESCANABA||MI|
|Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Flint Michigan Inc||$58,976||FLINT||MI|
|YWCA West Central Michigan||$67,066||GRAND RAPIDS||MI|