Domestic Violence Shelters Scramble To Keep Doors Open Amid Shutdown

Domestic violence shelters across the country are cobbling together funds to keep their doors open as the government shutdown hits the two-week mark.

Most shelters pay their staff, rent and expenses out of pocket, and are repaid with federal funds at the end of each month, Kim Gandy, the president of the National Network to End Domestic Violence explained.

Publisher: HuffPost | Author: Melissa Jeltsen

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2019-01-07 (Modified: 2019-01-07)

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