Domestic violence program funded

CALGARY — The Alberta government says it will spend $1.5 million over three years on a Calgary program to help families struggling with domestic violence.

CALGARY — The Alberta government says it will spend $1.5 million over three years on a Calgary program to help families struggling with domestic violence.

The pilot project will provide support to families identified as high risk for repeated instances. A team of workers will aim to connect families with community supports within 72 hours of an incident that’s been reported to police.

The project will team up representatives from HomeFront, a Calgary support agency umbrella group, Children and Youth Services and Calgary police.

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