Deschutes County Receives $450K Grant to Provide Enhanced Response to High-Risk Domestic Violence Cases

Local agencies will now be able to provide an enhanced response to domestic violence victims and swift prosecution of domestic violence offenders. A recent $450,000 grant award will help the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement agencies — Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Bend, Redmond, Black Butte, and Sunriver Police Departments — and Bend-based non-profit organization, Saving Grace, to work collaboratively to reduce the domestic violence toll on our community. In 2017, there were 29 deaths in 19 separate incidents in 11 Oregon counties related to domestic violence.

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Camp Mary's Place

A Party with Strings Attached was organized by two community partners wanting to create something new and exciting for Mary's Place clients. This 3-day camp will allow mothers and their children to enjoy time swimming, hiking, crafting and ​spending time together in the outdoors.

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Give Safety by Supporting the Saving Grace Police Line Campaign

This #GivingTuesday, Saving Grace is raising funds to ensure that someone is always there to answer our Police Line, connecting survivors with life-saving services. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the first $12,000 in donations toward the Saving Grace Police Line will be matched dollar for dollar. The goal is to raise the $24,000 needed to fully fund this vital program.

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