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March 10, 2013

Women’s Haven impacted by funding cuts

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Biffle said Women’s Haven may start applying for grants through various foundations. But she expressed concern about timeliness. She said obtaining grants through foundations could take up to six months to find out if the agency has receive funding.
“There’s not anything out there that has a fast turnaround,” Biffle said.
Despite of the funding set backs, Biffle said the agency will continue to offer service 24/7. She said she is concerned about how things will work out, and admitted to things being “scary at this time.”
She said services will continue, and she acknowledged the importance of community support for everything Women’s Haven has been able to do to this point.
“We wouldn’t be able to do it without community support,” Biffle said.

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