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Anticipated cuts will not change care for family violence victims

Sandy Stevens, Executive Director of North East Wyoming Advocacy Resource Center (NEWARC) has been visiting municipalities in Crook and Weston Counties to ask for funds to assist victims of domestic violence.

This year, she is advising the councils with whom she speaks that, while things are running relatively smoothly now, in the 2025/2026 fiscal year, Victims Of Crime Act (VOCA) funding is anticipated to be cut across the board 40%.

However, she and her associates are already making plans to adapt to the changing situation.

“The Division of Victims’ Services is researching other types of fun...

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