COUNTYWIDE : Groups Get $70,000 From United Way

United Way of Orange County has made a grant of more than $70,000 to 10 social service agencies. Programs benefiting from the onetime grant include:

* Assessment Treatment and Service Center, which received $5,785 to provide counseling for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

* Coalition for Children, Adolescents and Parents, which received $10,000 to provide parenting education for low-literacy Spanish-, Cambodian- and English-speaking adults and youths.

* La Habra Community Resources Council, which received $9,750 to provide counseling and assistance to families at risk of homelessness.

* Orange County Sexual Assault Network, which was granted $7,747 to produce a booklet and video on date-rape prevention for junior high students.

* Salvation Army Anaheim Corp., which received $10,000 to provide rental assistance for male alcoholics who have completed an adult rehabilitation program.

* Santa Ana/Tustin YMCA, which received $5,000 to begin a bilingual tutorial program using middle school and senior citizen volunteers to promote education and personal values for elementary-school children.

* Short Statured Foundation, which was awarded $5,000 to establish an information and referral service for families of short-statured or dwarfed people.

* South Coast Institute for Applied Gerontology, which received $5,750 to produce a Spanish, English and sign language video to provide information on Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia disorders.

* South Coast Literacy Council, which was granted $1,000 to provide library books for adults studying English as a second language.

* Catholic Charities, which received $10,000 to provide support groups for Latino women dealing with alcoholic family members.

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