Domestic Violence Grant Program    

The Prince George’s County Council, committed to ending domestic violence and abuse in the County, appropriated $500,000 in FY 2022 in a sixth round of grant funding to support the Council’s Domestic Violence Grant Program.  

The grant program, is a funding resource for programs that serve the following service categories:

Housing
Availability/accessibility of safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.

Workforce Development
Focus on helping individuals grow and develop their employment skills which may assist in leaving an abusive situation.

Counseling/Mental Health Services
Availability/accessibility of domestic violence counseling and mental health services for survivors, children and abusers.

Advocacy/Legal Services 
Availability/accessibility to domestic violence victim advocates including legal assistance.
  

FY 2022 Prince George’s County Council Domestic Violence Grant Program funds are available to nonprofit organizations through a review and evaluation process for all applicant.

2022 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT PROGRAM ALLOCATIONS

ADVOCACY GRANTS  
Community Advocates for Family & Youth, Inc. (CAFY) $55,000.00
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) $40,000.00
LaClinica $20,000.00
HOUSING GRANTS  
Community Crisis Services, Inc. (CCSI) $80,000.00
UM Capital Region Hospital $45,000.00
MENTAL HEALTH GRANTS  
District Heights Youth Development Foundation $50,000.00
Mary's Center $55,000.00
Ayunda $40,000.00
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT  
The Training Source $45,000.00
Prince George's Community College (PGCC) $70,000.00
   
TOTAL $500,000.00

In Their Words

FY 2021 Award Winners discuss the Grant awards and how it makes a difference in the lives of survivors and their families.

Arleen Joell, Community Advocate for Family and Youth

Michelle F. Richardson, PGCC Student Success and Engagement Wellness Center

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