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Sen. Ritchie secures $50,000 to help victims of domestic violence

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State Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, announced Wednesday that she has secured $50,000 to help victims of domestic violence in Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Oswego counties.

A news release from her office said $25,000 will go to the St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House, $15,000 will go to the Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County and $10,000 will go to Oswego County.

According to statistics provided by Sen. Ritchie’s office, approximately 400,000 domestic incidents are reported to police departments in New York annually.

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