Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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Description of ServicePCADV lobbies the Pa. Legislature for improvements to the PFA law and other laws for victims and collaborates with community programs or service centers to make sure these laws are enforced.

PCADV administers the state contract for domestic violence services, sets standards for those services, distributes state and federal funding to community programs and seeks other sources of funding to ensure the needs of victims are met throughout the state.

PCADV also develops training materials programs need, trains the trainers and partners with state officials to effectively coordinate PA's response to domestic violence.

In addition, PCADV advocates for housing laws and public housing policies that protect victims and prevent landlords from discriminating against them.

Finally, PCADV supports research on public attitudes toward domestic violence, designs and distributes public awareness materials and encourages responsible media coverage of domestic violence.
Geographical AreaPennsylvania; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Client Information
Languages SpokenAll (translation service)
EligibilityAll are welcome
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Fee AmountsNone
Insurance AcceptedN/A
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Susan Higginbotham, MEd
Contact's Position PCADV Chief Executive Officer
Contact's Phone 717-545-6400
Physical Site Address 1 3605 Vartan Way
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 101
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17110
Main Phone 717-545-6400
Hotline Phone 800-799-7233 National
TDD Phone 800-553-2508 TTY
Fax 717-671-8149
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
This Service: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Abused Adults (YX-0300)
Domestic Violence Issues (YZ-1750)
Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups (TD-6500)
Shelter Information Services (TJ-3200.8000)