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$500,000 grant to aid domestic violence victims in TN

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Domestic violence victims in East Tennessee will now get more of the assistance they need, thanks to $500,000 grant given by the U.S. Department of Justice.

The three-year grant was given to Legal Aid of East Tennessee to help victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual assault and human trafficking.

The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women.
 
The money will help provide education and legal services to domestic violence victims in 26 counties in east Tennessee.

For a list of the covered counties and more information, contact Chattanooga's legal aid office at (800) 572-7457 or visit the Legal Aid of East Tennessee website.



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