Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Counseling - Montgomery; Norristown

Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Norristown


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General Information
Description of ServiceVSC provides free and confidential counseling services for victims of crime, their family members and friends. Some counseling options available include:

- Individual Counseling: Empowerment/Strengths-based counseling which recognizes the survivor's strength and resiliency and works to build new coping skills around existing strengths.

- Crisis Counseling: Provides information and support and to assist clients in stabilizing functioning in several key areas impacted by the trauma (such as work and social relationships).

-Supportive Counseling: Through supportive counseling, clients learn new skills for coping with stressors in their lives and reducing the risk of future re-victimization.

- Support Group Counseling:
Homicide Support Group
Adolescent Sexual Assault Support Group
Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Assault/Abuse
Parents/Significant Others of Child Sexual Assault/Abuse

- Child Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy Program: This program provides free, long-term therapy to abused children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to process their trauma in a professional, therapeutic environment. The staff also works with the non-offending caregivers of these children, involving them in their child's healing.
Urgent Services ProvidedImmediate crisis intervention via two 24-hour hotlines,
in-person accompaniment to hospitals for medical care as a result of rape, in-person accompaniment to police interviews and court hearings, supportive services for the victims’ families and friends, information and referrals
LocationMontgomery
Geographical AreaMontgomery; PA
Public TransportationSepta Transportation Center is located two blocks from office.
Facility/ADA AccessHandicap access is available.
Intake ProcedureCall hotline for information.
Helpful Tipsbrochure available at following link http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/cd75c3_c5ab8b3951024f94aa6c44145f970e93.pdf
 
Client Information
Target PopulationVictims/Survivors
Intended ParticipantsMale, Female, Children, Adults
Age GroupAll Ages
GenderEither
Languages SpokenSpanish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityVSC serves all residents of Montgomery County regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender or income level.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Fee AmountsFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Evening appointments available
Specific Hours: Hotline - 24 Hour Crisis Intervention
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Position Counselor
Physical Site Address 1 325 Swede Street
Physical Site Address 2 2nd Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Norristown, PA 19401
Main Phone 610-277-0932
Hotline Phone 888-521-0983
Emergency/After Hours Phone 888-521-0983
Other Phone 610-277-4781
Fax 610-277-6386
Service Location Email vscmontcopa@vscmontcopa.org
Web Address http://www.victimservicescenter.org/counseling
 
Additional Information
Twitter Addresshttps://twitter.com/vscmontcopa
Serves undocumented individuals? (X means yes)X
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Victim Services Center of Montgomery County (VSC)
Affiliated Program: Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Norristown
This Service: Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Counseling - Montgomery; Norristown
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Child Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.15)
Child Abuse Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-100)
Child Sexual Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.18)
Crime Victim Support (FN-1900)
Crime Victim Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-130)
Crime Victim/Witness Counseling (RP-1400.8000-160)
General Counseling Services (RP-1400.2500)
Sexual Assault Counseling (RP-1400.8000-800)
Sexual Assault/Incest Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-800)