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Individuals who have suffered injury or loss of property because of the illegal actions of another.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Families of Murder Victims (FMV)FMV is committed to helping co-victims of homicide--family and friends who have lost a loved one to murder--by providing them a wide array of services, including criminal justice information, emotional support and trial accompaniment. It is a sad and widely held misconception that the crime of murder leaves behind no victims; some of the most devastated victims of crime are homicide co-victims. FMV staff attend preliminary hearings, trials, and sentencings to offer victims' families support.PhiladelphiaAnti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Spring GardenAnti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia
Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - West/Southwest Victim ServicesThe West/Southwest Victim Services Program is committed to helping victims of crime in the 12th, 16th, 18th and 19th police districts. The program's Victims' Advocates offer supportive counseling, referrals, assistance with the legal system, crime victim's compensation and protection orders.PhiladelphiaAnti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Spring GardenAnti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia
Center for VictimsCenter for Victims works closely with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office and the police to assist you in your interactions with both entities. We also work to ensure your rights. Center for Victims is a separate, non-profit organization that serves the needs of crime victims, witnesses, families and communities impacted by violence. Crime Victim Services::
  • Victims’ Rights Information
  • Legal Support – Accompaniment & Advocacy
  • Counseling and Therapy
  • Victims Compensation Assistance
  • Offender Release Information & Notification
  • Advocacy
  • Victim Offender Dialogue (Restorative Justice Program)
Domestic Violence Services::
  • Protection From Abuse Order Assistance
  • Counseling & Safety Planning
  • Children’s Advocacy and Counseling
  • Medical Advocacy
  • Sexual Assault Services::
    • Medical Advocacy & Accompaniment
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    AlleghenyCenter for VictimsCenter for Victims
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - East Division Crime Victim AdvocatesIn partnership with Concilio, Congreso is providing trauma informed, culturally relevant services to victims of crime residing in the East Division in Philadelphia. Potential victimizations may include: adult physical and sexual assault, burglary, theft, robbery, identity theft, fraud, or other financial crime and support to survivors of homicide victims. Services include: • Telephone and in-person crisis counseling • Ongoing case management • Information and assistance in completing victims compensation claims • Court accompaniment and legal advocacy • Linkage to community resources Residents of 24th, 25th, and 26th Police District can call the crime victims services hotline at (267)968-1813PhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Crime Victims' Center of Chester County - Individual and Group CounselingThe Crime Victims Center (CVC) offers confidential individual and group counseling for victims of crime/violence, their family members and/or significant others. Individual and group counseling is available at the CVC Office located in West Chester, and at sites throughout Chester County. Counseling is provided by professionals with a Masters Degree or higher who specialize in the area of abuse/victimization. Individual and group counseling is available during the day, in the evenings, and on weekends. CVC also offers group counseling for victims, their family members and/ or significant othersChesterCrime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West ChesterCrime Victims' Center of Chester County
    Crime Victims' Center of Chester County - Victim Notification ServicesVictim Notification Services offers an automated statewide notification system for crime victims.If the offender is serving time in a state or county prison, victims can register for Pennsylvania SAVIN. SAVIN is an innovative, free, confidential and automated service that helps victims, their friends and/or family along with any concerned citizen track the status of an offender within the Commonwealth.ChesterCrime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West ChesterCrime Victims' Center of Chester County
    Crime Victim's Center of Fayette County Crime Victim HotLineTrained Counselors/ advocates are available on a 24 hour basis via telephone hotline to provide crisis intervention for victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes.FayetteCrime Victim HotLineCrime Victim's Center of Fayette County
    Crime Victim's Center of Fayette County Prevention and Parenting EducationParenting classes are held for 11 week sessions. Provides education and demonstrates skills through the "Incredible Years" series and stages of child development. Life skills will help parents with budgeting, nutrition, and safety in instructions.FayettePrevention and Parenting EducationCrime Victim's Center of Fayette County
    Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh ValleyProviding 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. Easton Office 1555 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042 610-250-6314 FaxLehighCrime Victims Council of the Lehigh ValleyCrime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley
    Crime Victim SupportIf you or someone you know has been a victim of crime, PCCD may be able to help you. The PCCD provides information about services that are available to you, information about the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and rights that victims of crime are entitled to as well as other resources that may help you. These services include: - Advocacy - Counseling/Therapy - Victims Compensation - Understanding the Legal Process - Register for Court Notifications - Court Accompaniment - Assistance With Victim Impact Statements - Understanding Post Sentencing/Dispositions - Register for Offender Release Notification - Medical Advocacy and AccompanimentDauphin*Main Site (Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency)PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
    Homicide Survivors Support GroupMutual support group is based on the belief that families of homicide victims can help other families of homicide victims through a sharing of feelings, experiences, challenges and through reaching out to help others in the group. This allows each participant to gain a better understanding of their loss and grief and to promote change and growth. Hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, court accompanimentYorkVictim's Assistance Center, A Program of YWCA YorkYWCA York
    Network of Victim Assistance - Crime Victim AdvocacyProvides advocacy, navigation and accompaniment for victims of abuse as they navigate the criminal justice system. Includes criminal justice navigation, police interview accompaniment, court accompaniment, post-conviction support and victim compensation assistance program claim filing.BucksNetwork of Victim Assistance - Bucks; JamisonNetwork of Victim Assistance
    Sullivan County Victim Services - Emergency HotlineAn advocate from Sullivan County Victim Services is available 24-hours a day for anyone affected by domestic violence, sexual assualt or other crimes. Individuals who call the hotline during office hours will be connected with a staff member. On weekends and after business hours, an answering service will receive your call and connect you to our on-call staff member. The hotline number is 570-946-4215.SullivanSullivan County Victim ServicesSullivan County Victim Services
    The Crime Victims Center of Chester County - Crime Victim's CompensationVCAP, administered by Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), helps victims and their families ease the financial burdens they may face as a result of a crime. Although compensation will not erase the fact that the crime has occurred, it can help victims to begin the healing and recovery process. CVC Victim Advocates can assist clients in determining eligibility and gathering the necessary paperwork.ChesterCrime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West ChesterCrime Victims' Center of Chester County
    Women's Drop-In CenterAims to be a place of respite by providing immediate tangible needs and safety by providing women safe place to rest, confidentiality, food, hygiene and feminine products, and community resources. Also provides relational support and advocacy. BerksWomen's Drop-In CenterFreedom and Restoration for Everyone Enslaved (FREE)

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