NEW BRUNSWICK–The state Department of Community Affairs has awarded Women Aware a $80,197 grant to support our emergency shelter. The grant will be used for renovations in a shelter that provides over 8,000 nights of refuge every year to survivors and their children seeking shelter from abuse.
To read more about the award, see the news article here, which is also quoted below:
“A separate $80,197 grant from Shelter Support was awarded through the state Department of Community Affairs to was awarded to Women Aware, the agency started in 1981 that provides assistance to women and families escaping from cases of domestic violence.
The money will be used for renovation work and the purchase of equipment and furnishings for the emergency shelter for women and there children in Middlesex County.
‘To win these grants is a true testament to the hard work of these volunteer groups and charities that provide shelter for the homeless,’ Karabinchak said. ‘Middlesex County is fortunate for the reliability and availability of these shelters that meet a critical need in our region,’ he said.”