NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (WDHN) — The Coffee County Commission approved a proclamation on Monday as part of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week.

Commission Chairman, Dean Smith, presented the proclamation to the Wiregrass Angel House outreach advocate Katy Lewis.

The Wiregrass Angel House, located in Dothan, provides emotional support for crime victims across nine Southeast Alabama counties.

At Monday’s meeting, Lewis thanked the Coffee County commissioners along with other Wiregrass governmental agencies for the support they provide Angel House to do its work.

In addition to providing moral and emotional support to crime victims, Angel House personnel also help in the clean-up of crime and suicide scenes.