(La Porte, IN) - A local public service group has received an early Christmas present. Family Advocates and its Court Youth Advocate Program have received $43,000.
The grant is from the Lilly Endowment based in Indianapolis. Officials said the money will be used to recruit and train volunteers and expand the work of Family Advocates in helping students struggling with virtual learning.
Family Advocates will also be able to continue to enhance the welfare and safety of youth impacted by things like substance abuse.