Utica, NY (WIBX) - AIDS Community Resources has received a nearly $4,000 grant to help with HIV education for girls.

The Women's Fund of Herkimer and Oneida Counties gave the grant to assist in DIVAS programming. DIVAS stands for Discovering Important and Valuable Information About Self.
The program is a resource for families who don't feel comfortable teaching their daughters 13 through 18 about health and safety. DIVAS focuses on education about safer sex practices.