Legal Advocacy - Women In Need

Women In Need - Chambersburg

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides advocacy and accompaniment through the criminal and civil court system. In criminal court, WIN Legal Advocates assist victims as they go through different court proceedings, explaining court procedures and informing them about the progress of their case. The Legal Advocates can also assist victims through the criminal process by accompanying them to the Police Department and/or District Attorney's Office.

In addition to criminal court accompaniment, Legal Advocates are also available to assist victims of abuse in completing a Protection from Abuse Order, or PFA. The advocates work through the PFA questionnaire with the victims, assist them in scheduling an appointment with the attorney to complete the PFA paperwork, and advocate for them through the civil proceeding in PFA court.
Geographical AreaFranklin, Fulton
Intake ProcedureIndividuals can call or walk-in for services.
Helpful TipsIf you need our assistance, our hotlines are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 717-264-4444 or 1-800-621-6660
Client Information
Target PopulationVictims/Survivors
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenEnglish, ‚Äč Interpreters provided based on availability‚Äč.
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityAny victim of sexual assault or domestic violence regardless of age or sex.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesServices are provided at no cost.
Capacity LimitationsNone
Wait ListNone
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Mrs.
Contact's Phone 717-264-4444
Physical Site Address 1 1280 Progress Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17201
Main Phone 717-264-4444
Hotline Phone 800-621-6660
Emergency/After Hours Phone 717-264-4444
Other Phone 717-264-3056
Fax 717-264-3168
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Women In Need - Chambersburg
Affiliated Program: Women In Need - Chambersburg
This Service: Legal Advocacy - Women In Need
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crime Victim Support (FN-1900)
Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)