Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Counseling - Montgomery; Norristown
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Norristown
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2-1-1 SEPA - 2-1-1 SEPA
Description of Service
VSC 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 Provided
Immediate 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
Septa Transportation Center is located two blocks from office.
Handicap access is available.
Call hotline for information.
brochure available at following link http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/cd75c3_c5ab8b3951024f94aa6c44145f970e93.pdf
Male, Female, Children, Adults
VSC serves all residents of Montgomery County regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender or income level.
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Evening appointments available