Turning Point of Lehigh Valley

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley


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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceDomestic Violence Agency/Support Services

Provides counseling, support groups, court advocacy and safe housing when fleeing abuse to victims of domestic violence. The hotline is available 24 hours a day to callers and is the first step for accessing all services.

Court advocates provide orientation to the criminal justice system, explain the process of obtaining a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order, and provide court accompaniment to victims during PFA hearings and at criminal or contempt proceedings.

Provides training programs on domestic violence for businesses, police officers, clergy, health care providers and other social service agency staff as well as prevention programs to youth.
LocationLehigh
Geographical AreaLehigh, Northampton
Intake ProcedureTelephone
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, others through translator
EligibilityVictims of abuse and their children, supportive counseling for friends and family of survivors
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24 Hours; Administration building: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-797-0530 Administrative office
Physical Site Address 1 444 East Susquehanna Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18103
Main Phone Local: 610-437-3369
Toll-free: 877-438-4957
TDD Phone 610-419-4594 TTY (hearing impaired)
Other Phone 800-799-7233 National Domestic Violence Hotline
Web Address www.turningpointlv.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Turning Point of Lehigh Valley
Affiliated Program: Turning Point of Lehigh Valley
This Service: Turning Point of Lehigh Valley
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Cell Phone Donation Programs (TI-1800.5200-100)
Crime Victim Accompaniment Services (FN-1900.0500)
Dating Violence Prevention (FN-1500.1850)
Domestic Violence Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-200)
Domestic Violence Shelters (BH-1800.1500-100)
Domestic Violence Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-180)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.80)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention (FN-1500.1900-800)