KCADV supports Kentucky Senate Bill 120, a re-entry bill aimed at reducing Kentucky’s 40 percent, three-year recidivism rate.
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KCADV Supports Evidence-based Justice Reform
Safe Harbor receives $2,500 from Kentucky Power
Kentucky Power donated $2,500 to KCADV's Purple Purse emergency fund to help survivors of domestic violence overcome barriers to financial independence and safety. Kentucky Power President Matt Satterwhite presented the check to Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky Executive Director Ann Perkins in Ashland.
KCADV Leads Statewide Rapid Re-Housing Program
For the first time, a Rapid Re-Housing Program is being taken statewide to help victims of domestic violence. Using a $259,000 grant from the Kentucky Housing Corporation, the state's network of 15 shelters will provide rental assistance to at least 40 women in any Kentucky county except Jefferson and Fayette.
KCADV Names Champions for Justice
Rep. Joni Jenkins and State Crime Lab Director Laura Sudkamp received the “Champions for Justice” Award for their work on behalf of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault at the 18th Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference in Lexington. A Champion of Justice Award was also given posthumously to Ian Sonego, a career prosecutor who worked to improve the state’s laws governing the prosecution of sexual assault and domestic violence perpetrators.
Verizon makes $20,000 grant to KCADV's Economic Empowerment Program
Verizon supports statewide economic empowerment and financial education services for domestic violence survivors.
Kentucky grocery shoppers helping domestic violence victims
Governor Matt Bevin and First Lady Glenna Bevin announced the results of the 8th annual "Shop and Share" event.
KCADV Replenishing Emergency Fund for Domestic Violence Survivors
KCADV has set a $15,000 goal to replenish its Purple Purse Emergency Fund to assist survivors with emergency expenses. Visit https://www.crowdrise.com/KCADV-purplepurse2016 to contribute.
Purple Purse Campaign Helps Abuse Survivors Reach Economic Self-Sufficiency
Mary O'Doherty, KCADV Deputy Director, speaks with Kentucky Educational Television host Renee Shaw about the importance of the Purple Purse campaign and Economic Empowerment Program services. Interview begins at 13:49.
How Funding for Domestic Violence Shelters Builds Thriving Communities
KCADV Deputy Director Mary O'Doherty gives an overview of KCADV member program services and statistics and explains KCADV's funding structure.
Volunteers and donations sought for one-day Shop and Share drive
Saturday, October 1 marks a one-day fundraiser to benefit survivors at all of KCADV's domestic violence programs. 132 grocery stores, including Kroger and Food City, participate throughout Kentucky.