|Alliance Against Sexual Violence, York County||The vision of the alliance is to raise community consciousness of sexual violence; to initiate action against sexual violence; to support and empower victims of sexual violence and their significant others; to work towards the prevention of sexual violence through education; and to advocate for the rights of fair or equitable treatment of survivors of sexual violence through social change.||York||Victim's Assistance Center, A Program of YWCA York||YWCA York|
|A Safe Place - Prevention/Education Programs||To help children, teens and adult community members learn more about sexual violence and how to get help.||Warren||A Safe Place||A Safe Place|
|AWARE, Inc. - SAPRO Military Sexual Assault Prevention and Response||Military/Civilian partnership between the Department of Defense and civilian rape crisis centers. Direct services staff help troops in Iraq and Afghanistan who have been victim of sexual assault. AWARE also provides technical support to active duty personnel throughout the United States.||Mercer||AWARE, Inc.||AWARE, Inc.|
|Beyond Violence - Educational Outreach||Offers educational programming and outreach to the local school and community groups. Available programs are subject to change but could include: Breaking the Cycle, Stranger Danger and Bullies to Buddies. Programs provide information and education for women and school age children and/or teens regarding recognizing healthy and unhealthy relationships, teen dating abuse, help a friend who is in an abusive relationship, self esteem and self sespect and the risks of drugs in correlation ot abuse.
||Columbia||Beyond Violence-Sexual/Domestic Violence Programs||Beyond Violence|
|Boro Women & Family Services - Preventative Support & Education||Students, Parents & Group Education Presentations
STD Educational Information
Drug & Alcohol Resources & Referrals
Self Injury Resources & Referrals
Domestic Violence Support, Resources & Referrals
Sexual Assault Support, Resources & Referrals
Health Crisis Resources & Referrals
Mental Health Resources & Referrals||Erie||Boro Women & Family Services||Boro Women & Family Services|
|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|
|Clinton County Women's Center - Outreach Coordination||Provides prevention and awareness education programs that can be modified to meet needs of community member or group. Services are designed to be customized to be appropriate for any age group. Program topics include, but are not limited to: Agency services
Protection from abuse orders
Screening for domestic violence
3 kinds of touches
||Clinton||Outreach Program - Clinton County Women's Center||Clinton County Women's Center |
|Community Awareness Education - YWCA Northcentral PA||Awareness programs are available to groups of all ages — including specially focused violence prevention trainings. Presentation topics include:
Healthy touch education
Workplace safety related to sexual harrassment
Life skills and parenting workshop
Community Safe Touch
Child mandated reporting
Expert witness testimony for sexual assault cases||Lycoming||YWCA - Northcentral Pennsylvania||YWCA|
|Crime Victim Center of Erie County - Sexual Assault Services||24 hour hotline, free and confidential counseling, accompaniment to an ER (Hospital) or police station, court accompaniment, assistance with filing for victim's compensation, assistance with restitution, assistance with victim impact statements, and community education.||Erie||Crime Victim Center of Erie County||Crime Victim Center of Erie County|
|Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley||Providing nonjudgmental support and services to victims of all violence including sexual assault, their families and significant others.
Groups offered include a rape survivors group, children's support group, pre-adolescent group, teen support group, parents of sexually abused children support group, adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse group, male survivor's group and a homicide survivors group.
Other services include trained counselors who can accompany victims of violence to the emergency room, police departments or to court. Individual and support group counseling are available.
Also offers education and resources on crime victimization and prevention for interested individuals and groups.
1555 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042
610-250-6314 Fax||Lehigh||Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley||Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley|
|Family Services Inc. Sexual Assault Prevention||Programs that help people who may be vulnerable to rape, molestation or other forms of sexual assault become aware of the general precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.||Blair||Family Services Inc. Victim Services||Family Services Incorporated|
|Family Support Line of Delaware County - Helping Abuse Victims||Helping Abuse Victims provide a safe and trusting environment by professionals trained to deal with this trauma.||Delaware||Family Support Line - Delaware; Media||Family Support Line of Delaware County|
|National Guard of the United States - Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program||The National Guard Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program (SAPR) is part of a Department of Defense-wide initiative to end sexual assault in the military and encourage Service members to protect and defend one another against unwanted sexual contact.
Through preventative education, civilian partnerships, bystander intervention, and victim advocacy, SAPR empowers service members to report incidents they’ve experienced, and recognize when they or someone they know may be in a dangerous situation.
||United States Department of Defense, National Guard of the United States||United States Department of Defense|
|Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape - Support Services||Provide immediate and long term services to victims of sexual assault and work to create sexual violence public awareness and prevention education within their communities
||Cumberland||Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape - Cumberland||Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape|
|Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Lebanon County||Provides counseling and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence and their significant others, also provides education on all issues related to sexual violence. Hotline available 24/7||Lebanon||Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Lebanon||Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Lebanon|
|Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill County||Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center that provides:
- 24 hour hotline
- 24 hour medical and legal accompaniment
- individual counseling for survivors and their loved ones
- Support group
- Prevention and education programs
- Resource Material||Schuylkill||Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill County||Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill County|
|Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)||The oldest and largest support and information organization for victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Allentown, PA SNAP Chapter
Contact: Juliann Bortz
610-432-2895 or 610-217-3118 (cell)
Meetings: Fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00pm to 8:30pm||Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests||Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests|
|Transitions - Sexual Assault Prevention||Union||Transitions of PA||Transitions of PA|
|Transitions - Sexual Assault Prevention||Union||Transitions of PA||Transitions of PA|
|Victim Services Inc. Crime Victim Support - Somerset||Various assistance for crime victims and their families.||Cambria||Victim Services Inc. Direct Services||Victim Services|
|Victim Services Inc. Sexual Assault Prevention||Activites focused on the prevention of sexual assault.||Cambria||Victim Services Inc. Direct Services||Victim Services|
|Women Organized Against Rape - Education & Training||WOAR’s effort to eliminate sexual violence is rooted in changing attitudes and practices which perpetrate all forms of violence.
Annually, WOAR provides over 1800 Preventive Education programs for schools, community and professional organizations throughout Philadelphia. Conducted by a qualified staff of professionals, educational programs are tailored to address the concerns and needs of the audience requesting the workshop, training or program.
To ensure the safety of those receiving services, WOAR’s Education staff obtained Child Abuse, Federal and State Background checks.||Philadelphia||Women Organized Against Rape - Philadelphia; Center City||Women Organized Against Rape|
|YWCA Greater Harrisburg - Prevention Education Services||Educational programs for schools, community groups, professional groups, churches. Specific to sexual assualt and domestic violence.||Dauphin||YWCA Greater Harrisburg||YWCA Greater Harrisburg|
|YWCA Lancaster - Sexual Assault Prevention & Counseling Center (SAPCC)||Provides comprehensive services to children and adults who have experienced sexual violence. All client services are at no cost and confidential. Direct services to victim-survivors and significant others include:
- Individual counseling and client advocacy
- 24 hour rape crisis hotline (717-392-7273)
- Accompaniment to hospital, police and court proceedings
- Support group counseling on an as needed/requested
- Information and referral to appropriate resources
- Primary prevention programs, presentations and workshops available to the community, school and other professional organizations
- Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training offered for any agency that interacts with children on a daily basis ie: school districts, faith based organizations, after school programs, etc.
The sexual assault center provides a Volunteer Advocate Training for individuals interested in becoming hotline or medical advocates and volunteers. The 40 hour mandatory training provides a general overview about the long-lasting effects of sexual violence, and identifies various agencies that can assist victims survivors and their families. Volunteer advocates learn how to give appropriate referrals to hotline callers, as well as gain a sound knowledge of medical, legal and social service systems. Volunteer trainings are held at least twice a year in the fall and spring.
401 Locust Street, Columbia PA 17512
Tuesday, 3:00pm to 3:00pm
40 East Main Street, Ephrata PA 17522
Wednesday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
1 South George Street, Millersville PA 17551
Monday, 11:00am to 7:00pm
||Lancaster||YWCA Lancaster||YWCA Lancaster|