Published: 7/15/2020 1:39:53 PM
A pair of $10,000 grants from the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts will benefit two Franklin County organizations that seek to support low-income teens and currently or formerly incarcerated women.
With the funding, The Salasin Project at 474 Main St. in Greenfield plans to intensify its work with incarcerated or formerly incarcerated women, according to Director Becky Lockwood. That work has primarily been through its support group at the Franklin County Jail and House of Correction that helps women work through trauma, teaches them about healthy relationships and helps them develop coping skills. The grant will allow The Salasin Project to offer financial support to women upon their release…[CONTINUE READING]