Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Domestic violence advocacy groups are getting a financial boost by way of grants from the State of New York.

courtesy Erie County District Attorney's office

The month of October is recognized nationwide as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year, for the first time, Erie County Hall will mark the month by illuminating purple during evenings.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Commemorative purple ribbons will be on Erie County Sheriff's vehicles for October as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.