Hudson Commissioners Receive Grant to Combat Sexual Assaults

The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has approved the acceptance of grant funds for the Sexual Assault Nursing Examiners and the Sexual Assault Response Team Program totaling $162,230.

These grant funds will be utilized to address the physical, emotional and psychological needs of sexual assault victims by reducing victimization, ensuring compassionate, sensitive and comprehensive delivery of multi-disciplinary services in a non-judgmental victim center.

The monies in the Grant Program will be used from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022.

According to County Board Chairman Anthony Vainieri, “Along with the Board of Commissioners we are committed to providing the necessary resources to assist the members of the community who are victims of sexual assault.”