Children's Policy Council is reaching out

Working to continue to help families, children in Escambia County

The Escambia County (Ala.) Children's Policy Council will continue to provide programs for Escambia County youth this year following a quarterly update last Thursday, Sept. 20.

The programs offered are funded by several sources, including the Drug Free Communities Grant for $125,000 and the Sexual Abuse and Prevention Grant for $16,000, down from $20,000 last year.

The council will have $126,000 to work with for this year on Oct. 1. Most of the funds are earmarked for different programs the council has implemented.

Drug Free Communities Grant Program evaluator Donna Revel handed out a survey t...