|Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Student Anti-Violence Education (SAVE)||The Student Anti-Violence Education program teaches children the skills they need to choose nonviolent means of resolving conflicts and provides them with resources to deal with the violence they encounter in their homes, neighborhoods and schools. Since its inception in 1991, SAVE has reached over 20,000 students in Philadelphia area public and Catholic schools.
SAVE is a curriculum-based training program that works with children in their school to provide experiential training in handling disputes effectively while helping them to understand the roots and effects of violence. Classroom sessions explore a range of issues, including anger management, conflict resolution, mediation, impulse control and consequences.||Philadelphia||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Spring Garden||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia|
|Center for Victims - Training, Education and Outreach||CV educates the community on the causes of violence and promotes wellness and violence prevention through education and outreach, peace-building efforts, and arts and media programming. Education programs focus on sexual assault, violence prevention, grief and loss, and understanding trauma.||Allegheny||Center for Victims - Training, Education and Outreach||Center for Victims|
|Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations - SCOH||SCOH provides comprehensive services to children and their families in an attempt to prevent out of home placement. Families are identified as being at high risk for abuse, neglect and dependency. Services to Children in their Own Homes (SCOH) monitors safety of children and parent program goals. SCOH teaches parenting and life skill education to at risk families.||Philadelphia||Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations (Concilio) - Philadelphia; Feltonville||Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations|
|Creative Health Services - Pottstown||Counseling/Mental Health Outpatient Programs
Career Services Center
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Counseling for Drug & Alcohol Services
Montgomery County Case Management for Children and Adults
Peer Support Program
Postpartum Depression Support Group
Health Navigator/Wellness Recovery
Tobacco Cessation Program
Healthy Weight/Healthy Families Initiative
Domestic Violence Prevention & Intervention Programs||Montgomery||Creative Health Services - Pottstown||Creative Health Services|
|Daemion Counseling Center - Family Counseling||Designed to help family members learn how to better interact together and understand each other’s needs.
Family counseling helps members examine their different perceptions and expectations of the family. Counseling is often needed to help family members learn how to communicate more effectively. Through enhanced communication, family members are able to work together as a harmonious unit.
Who Is It For?
Families that experience one or more of the following:
-Inability to resolve conflicts.
-Violence and abuse.
-Trauma or loss.
What Is Involved?
Family counseling helps family members learn the skills necessary to live in harmony. With professional guidance, the family examines the patterns of relating that do not work. Family expectations are also discussed. Appropriate boundaries are developed and more effective behaviors implemented.
How Does Family Counseling Work?
-Explore areas of discord in the family.
-Examine major current concerns.
-Assess communication skills.
-Determine family resources.
-Develop more appropriate ways of relating.
-Implement new strategies for problem solving.||Chester||*Main Site (Daemion Counseling Center)||Daemion Counseling Center|
|Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging -Senior Victim Services||Senior Victim Services assists those seniors who have been a victim of crime in Delaware County by providing counseling, accompaniment to medical and court appointments, assistance in filing for State Crime Victims Compensation claims, and referrals for other appropriate community services.||Delaware||Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging - Delaware; Crum Lynne||Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging|
|Family Service Association of Bucks County - Nurturing Parenting||In-home parenting education and case management service designed to build nurturing skills as alternatives to negative parenting practices.||Bucks||Family Service Association of Bucks County- Bucks; Langhorne||Family Service Association of Bucks County|
|Family Violence Prevention||TO HELP PARENTS OF UNWANTED NEWBORNS FIND A SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO ABANDONING THE BABY. UNDER THE COMMONWEALTH'S SAFE HAVEN PROGRAM ALL HOSPITALS ARE REQUIRED TO BE A SAFE PLACE FOR A PARENT IN CRISIS TO BRING AN INFANT UP TO 28 DAYS OLD WITHOUT FEAR OF LEGAL REPERCUSSIONS. THE BABY MUST BE UNHARMED.||*Main Site (Safe Haven for Newborns)||Safe Haven for Newborns |
|Institute for Safe Families - Parenting After Violence||Explores ways that both mothers and fathers can restore family safety and help their children to heal when there has been trauma, conflict, and family violence within the home.||Philadelphia||Health Federation of Philadelphia Institute for Safe Families - Philadelphia; Center City||Health Federation of Philadelphia|
|Intensive In-Home Services - Monroe County Children and Youth Services||Developed to work with families where a child has been identified to be at risk of abuse and neglect. IIHS is a treatment oriented unit where caseworkers use reality based therapeutic techniques designed to empower clients to make changes themselves to reduce the risk of abuse to the child. The goal of the unit is to protect children and youth while keeping families together. In addition to counseling, IIHS offers Life Skills Education, Parenting Education, Parent and Youth Advisors and 24 hour crisis intervention.||Monroe||Monroe County Children and Youth Services||Monroe County Children and Youth Services|
|Laurel House - Community Education Program||The Community Education Program provides education and training to the community about domestic violence. We work to build relationships with community service providers through presentations and training to health care professionals, law enforcement, business associations, corporations, social service providers, schools, religious congregations, and more. We also provide community and media presentations and displays.||Montgomery||Laurel House - Montgomery; Norristown||Laurel House|
|Laurel House - Law Enforcement Advocacy (DART II)||The DART II program partners with 25 police departments throughout Montgomery County to assist officers who respond to domestic abuse calls. On-site domestic violence advocacy is available round the clock. Once an officer has secured the scene, the DART II advocate works with the victim and her/his children to provide safety planning, information about, and assistance with, the PFA process, court accompaniment, and referrals to resources as needed. The DART II Coordinator is also available to work with local police departments to develop protocols on handling domestic violence cases, the District Attorney's office, and other service providers, to deliver comprehensive training programs for law enforcement entities throughout Montgomery County.||Montgomery||Laurel House - Montgomery; Norristown||Laurel House|
|Laurel House - Law Enforcement Advocacy (DART II) - North Whales||The DART II program partners with 25 police departments throughout Montgomery County to assist officers who respond to domestic abuse calls. On-site domestic violence advocacy is available round the clock. Once an officer has secured the scene, the DART II advocate works with the victim and her/his children to provide safety planning, information about, and assistance with, the PFA process, court accompaniment, and referrals to resources as needed. The DART II Coordinator is also available to work with local police departments to develop protocols on handling domestic violence cases, the District Attorney's office, and other service providers, to deliver comprehensive training programs for law enforcement entities throughout Montgomery County.||Montgomery||North Wales Office||Laurel House|
|Prevent Child Abuse America||Provides information, education and services to professionals, families and children with the goal of preventing of child abuse and neglect.
||Prevent Child Abuse America||Prevent Child Abuse America|
|Safe Home, YWCA Hanover||•24 hour Confidential Hotline (717)632-0007
•Referrals made for Temporary or Emergency Safe Shelter|
Please, note: Safe Home is not a shelter in itself.
•Legal Advocacy, including assistance with filing a Protection From Abuse Order
•Coordination with other social service agencies that may provide assistance with health, finances, housing, drug/alcohol treatment, support groups, children's services, employment/training, food, furniture, clothing, and more
•Referral and Support
•W.E.A.V.E. (Women's Empowerment Against Violent Environments), an Adult Support Group with Free Child Care during group
•Community Education for all groups, includes Educational Speakers and/or age-appropriate Outreach Materials
•Volunteer Opportunities (717)637-2125 x 241
•Accompaniment and/or Transportation to Appointments/Hearings, including civil and criminal hearings
•Options Counseling and Crisis Response
•Free childcare if it is needed during a court hearing or legal appointment
•Needed items, including dead bolts, peep holes, and emergency cell phones
•Servicios en español
|York||YWCA Hanover||YWCA Hanover|
|SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network - Academic Awareness||Offers a full range of in-school educational programs that emphasize healthy relationships and challenge the acceptance of violence as a means of coping with adversity. Age appropriate courses are tailored to students from elementary school through college. Support group counseling is available for high-risk teens.||Erie||SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network||SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network|
|SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network - Community Awareness||Provide informative presentations about domestic violence to community groups. Professional trainings are offered and tailored to the workplace.||Erie||SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network||SafeNet Domestic Violence Safety Network|
|SCAN Programs||SCAN Programs:
- Academic Behavioral Connections (ABC's): After-school program
- In-Home Protective Services for Medically Fragile Children (IHPS-Medically Fragile): Provides services to reduce safety threats and increase protective capacities of families with medically fragile children
- SCAN-Care, Advocacy and Nurturance (SCAN-CAN): Utilizes a multidisciplinary Infant and Child Advocacy Team to provide intensive advocacy and health related services to at-risk families with children who are medically fragile/technology dependent
- SCAN-Comprehensive Assessment Preservation Program (SCAN-CAPP): Home based social work program to avoid children being placed outside their homes
- SCAN-Parenting and Developmental Disabilities (SCAN-PaDD): Prevention program providing skill support, education and counseling to parents with developmental disabilities
- SCAN Treatment and Prevention (SCANTAP): Confidential support service available to families challenged by the impact of substance abuse
- Services to Children in Their Own Homes (SCOH): Practical and action-oriented services ensuring the safety and well-being of children while preserving the family unit
- Rapid Service Response Initiative (RSRI): Provides expeditious services within 24 hours to families when the initial risk to the child is deemed as moderate to high||Philadelphia||*Main Site (SCAN, Inc.)||SCAN|
|Southwest Community Development Corporation - Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Families & Communities: Violence||A twelve week relationship based program for families which provides an opportunity for parents who are concerned about the breakdown of families, and are willing to do what they can to make sure their families stay strong, healthy and happy. Eligible participants can win door prizes and refreshments are served. Childcare also provided during sessions.
Areas of Focus :
- Anger Management
- Positive Discipline
- Developing Ethnic and Cultural Roots
- Enhancing Relationships
- Violence Prevention||Philadelphia||Southwest Community Development Center - Philadelphia; Southwest Philadelphia||Southwest Community Development Corporation|
|Women Against Abuse - Domestic Violence Programs||Provides a variety of programs and services to victims of domestic violence and their children at each of its three sites. Services include:
- 24-Hour emergency shelter;
- Transitional housing facility;
- Free bilingual Spanish-English education and training services||Philadelphia||Women Against Abuse, Inc. - Philadelphia; Center City||Women Against Abuse|
|Womens Center of Montgomery County - Information and Educational Services||Information and Educational Services are delivered through various workshops, trainings, and programs.
Information/Education Services Include:
- Monthly newsletter
- Workplace Violence and Financial Literacy workshops
- Professional training in domestic violence counseling and identification
- Healthy relationships program teaching non-violent behavior to teens and young children
- Community education programs in community groups, schools, businesses, churches, and synagogues to teach about abuse dynamics and identify methods to help victims of domestic violence||Montgomery||Women's Center of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Elkins Park||Womens Center of Montgomery County|