Grant Awarded to The Children’s Center of Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties

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Celebrating the recent receipt of an important grant are (above, from left) Gertrude C. McGowan, CEO of Family Service Association; Janine Fortney, Children’s Center Director, Family Service Association of Northeastern PA; and Shealynn Shave, Executive Director of Wyoming County Community Health Foundation.

The Children’s Center, a child advocacy center serving Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties and administered by Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000 by the Wyoming County Community Health Foundation for forensic services (ie – medical exams and interviews for services to children who have experienced some type of abuse.)

The Children’s Center, located in Montrose, provides a safe, comfortable environment for children and their families as they go through the interviewing and examination processes after disclosing some type of traumatic experience.

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