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DVSAC Finds Location for New Shelter

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition has found a location for a new shelter. Joe Hevia is an account executive here at KNCO, and is also on the Board of Directors. He says it’s great to finally have a new place for women to go…

Listen to Joe Hevia 1

The D-V-S-A-C has been given a 15-thousand dollar grant by the Board of Supervisors to run an additional shelter for abused women, but a previous deal for another location fell through…

Listen to Joe Hevia 2

Hevia’s wife Dee Mariani is a realtor with Coldwell Banker, and has been working with the D-V-S-A-C to find the right location. Coalition executives say there has been a 79 percent increase in people they had been unable to shelter. Last year, 82 victims had to be re-directed to other programs, or to other counties because their current three-bedroom facility was full.

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