Tag: Kathy J. Weinman Shelter

STL County Council approves legislation that appropriates salaries for domestic abuse shelter employees

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday passed a bill that would appropriate the salaries of personnel at a domestic abuse shelter in the county. The legislation was unanimously passed 6-0, with Councilwoman Hazel Erby being absent. The bill would appropriate $46,195.61 from the Missouri Department of Public Safety to hire more employees at the shelter. The appropriated money would be used to retain one full-time case worker and one clinical social worker who will […]

STL County Council to vote on domestic abuse prevention legislation at weekly meeting

The St. Louis County on Tuesday will vote on legislation that would appropriate a grant from the state’s STOP Violence Against Women Program. The legislation which is up for final passage¬†would authorize the county executive to accept a grant of up to $261,020 from the Missouri Department of Public Safety as part of the STOP Violence Against Women Program. According to Missouri’s Department of Public Safety’s website, the STOP Program encourages the development and strengthening […]