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Philadelphia District Attorney's Office - Victim/Witness Unit

(Juvenile Victim/Witness Division)

1401 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

DA-VictimServices@phila.gov
www.phila.gov/DistrictAttorney

Program Description

The goal of the Victim/Witness Unit is to assist both victims and witnesses of juvenile offenders in Philadelphia. We provide direct assistance from the time of arrest through the disposition of a case and after as needed. Our goal is to ensure that victims and witnesses are well informed and treated with compassion and respect.

Program Specialization

Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Sexual Assault, Prosecution Based Victim Service Agency, Operation Safe, and secure waiting room at Juvenile Court

Services Provided

Crime Victims Compensation, Crisis Response, Education, (schools), (community), (professional training), Criminal Justice/Legal Advocacy, (court accompaniment), (case management),

Age:

Children 0-12, Adolescents 12-18, Adults 18+, Seniors,

Gender:

Females and Males

Languages:

English, Spanish, Polish, Cambodian and Vietnamese

Service Area:

Entire Region,

Fees:

Services offered free of charge,

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