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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - WINGS Domestic Violence program.

1 recipient will receive $247,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 223
Description: WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger) Safe House is the only emergency shelter in Chicago's northwest suburbs. WINGS will assist female victims of domestic violence and their children. WINGS Safe House will bridge the gap in services already offered and will provide a safe, confidential location where these women can stabilize their situation. WINGS will provide these individuals with information and techniques to prevent the cycle of violence in their lives and in the lives of those around them. Women will be given the resources to escape domestic violence and tools to build healthy, violence-free lives, independent from their abusers. WINGS Crisis Lines will assist women with immediate information and intervention services.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
WINGS Program Inc (9294406) $247 Non-Profit
P.O. Box 95615
Palatine, IL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $250,000 for the WINGS Domestic Violence program;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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