|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.||Philadelphia||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Spring Garden||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia|
|Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - West/Southwest Victim Services||The 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.||Philadelphia||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Spring Garden||Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia|
|Center for Victims||Center 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::|
Domestic Violence Services::Protection From Abuse Order AssistanceCounseling & Safety PlanningChildren’s Advocacy and CounselingMedical AdvocacySexual Assault Services::
- Victims’ Rights Information
- Legal Support – Accompaniment & Advocacy
- Counseling and Therapy
- Victims Compensation Assistance
- Offender Release Information & Notification
- Victim Offender Dialogue (Restorative Justice Program)
Visit website for details.
- Medical Advocacy & Accompaniment
|Allegheny||Center for Victims||Center for Victims|
|Congreso de Latinos Unidos - East Division Crime Victim Advocates||In 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.
• 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)968-1813||Philadelphia||Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West Kensington||Congreso de Latinos Unidos|
|Crime Victims' Center of Chester County - Individual and Group Counseling||The 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 others||Chester||Crime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West Chester||Crime Victims' Center of Chester County|
|Crime Victims' Center of Chester County - Victim Notification Services||Victim 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.||Chester||Crime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West Chester||Crime Victims' Center of Chester County|
|Crime Victim's Center of Fayette County Crime Victim HotLine||Trained 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.||Fayette||Crime Victim HotLine||Crime Victim's Center of Fayette County|
|Crime Victim's Center of Fayette County Prevention and Parenting Education||Parenting 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.||Fayette||Prevention and Parenting Education||Crime Victim's Center of Fayette 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|
|Crime Victim Support||If 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:
- 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 Accompaniment||Dauphin||*Main Site (Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency)||PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency|
|Homicide Survivors Support Group||Mutual 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 accompaniment||York||Victim's Assistance Center, A Program of YWCA York||YWCA York|
|Network of Victim Assistance - Crime Victim Advocacy||Provides 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.||Bucks||Network of Victim Assistance - Bucks; Jamison||Network of Victim Assistance|
|Sullivan County Victim Services - Emergency Hotline||An 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.||Sullivan||Sullivan County Victim Services||Sullivan County Victim Services|
|The Crime Victims Center of Chester County - Crime Victim's Compensation||VCAP, 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.||Chester||Crime Victims Center of Chester County - Chester; West Chester||Crime Victims' Center of Chester County|
|Women's Drop-In Center||Aims 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.
||Berks||Women's Drop-In Center||Freedom and Restoration for Everyone Enslaved (FREE)|