YWCA’s Domestic Abuse Services awarded grant

Hot line and crisis call being answered.

Hot line and crisis call being answered.

YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation for its Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention and Shelter Program.

“We are so appreciative of this most generous grant,” YWCA President and CEO Adrianne Singer said. “The money will help us to continue to provide important services to domestic violence victims and their families in the Greenwich community.”

The organization is the only provider of domestic abuse services in the Greenwich, offering two 24-hour hotlines, shelter, individual and group counseling, civil and criminal court services, bilingual assistance, education, crisis intervention and safety planning. The number to the domestic violence hotline is 203-622-0003.

The Fairfield County Community Foundation promotes the growth of community and regional philanthropy to improve the quality of life throughout Fairfield County. Through the foundation, individuals, families and organizations can establish new funds or contribute on to existing ones focused on specific needs within the communities of Fairfield. Additionally, the foundation provides advisory services and develops initiatives to address critical community issues.

The foundation operates in compliance with the Council on Foundations’ national standards, awarding over $168 million in grants to non-profit organizations in Fairfield County and beyond. For more information, visit Fccfoundation.org.

For information about the YWCA Domestic Abuse Services, call 203-869-6501, ext. 171, or e-mail [email protected]

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