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Franklin County Fiscal Court, Grantee for The Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation for the purpose of providing services and support to incarcerated parents and their minor children.

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $739,239)

Franklin County will use funding to implement positive family engagement strategies and activities that address the needs of incarcerated parents with minor children. The project will provide resources to strengthen and expand the commitment to end generational incarceration in Kentucky by working within the county jail to facilitate contact visitation, provide weekly video visitation and transportation assistance to facilities across the state. The project will increase services to foster positive youth development and mentorship for children of the incarcerated by promoting an increase in self-esteem and a vision of a successful future.

Date Created: September 27, 2022