Cuomo secures funds for child advocacy centers

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Governor Cuomo has announced over four million dollars in funding to support child advocacy centers and mobile units.

The mobile units ensure that child abuse victims and their non-offending family members have access to the services they need closer to home.

Four counties, including Tioga, will each receive $150,000 the first year and then $100,000 the following two years for the expansion of child advocacy centers.

Six other mostly rural counties, including Delaware, will receive new mobile units along with $50,000 a year for the next three years to operate them.

The first mobile unit is expected to be on the road in May in Delaware County. 

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