Abriendo Puertas Receives Grant Money for Therapist
Peoples Place is honored to announce that Abriendo Puertas, a domestic violence shelter which serves Hispanic survivors and their children, was recently awarded a $19,000 grant from the Arsht-Cannon Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation. This generous grant money will be used to implement therapeutic and supportive services to both adults and children at the shelter on a weekly basis. The therapist hired will focus on providing services using a trauma-informed approach to avoid the possibility of re-traumatizing the survivor or child.
The Arsht-Cannon Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation provides funding to non-profit organizations in Delaware serving the Hispanic community. They have awarded close to $600,000 a year for these programs and each year receive a number of grant requests from a variety of programs to enrich and create opportunities for Hispanic Delawareans.