Programs...

Below is a list of our member agencies' programs. On the left of this page you can click a link to view all of our member agencies. If you would like to search our online database for specific services by various crime specializations, visit our Service Directory.

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Adult Probation Parole Department

Adult Probation Parole Department

The Adult Probation Parole Department provides direct services to victims of crime in the preparation of victim impact statements, restitution collection and assistance with harassment, intimidation and domestic violence complaints against probationers and parolees.
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American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania

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Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP)

West/Southwest Victim Services

West/Southwest Victim Services provides a wide array of services to victims of serious crime in the 12th, 16th, 18th and 19th police districts. Services include: court accompaniment, support and advocacy, counseling and assistance with crime victims' compensation.
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Families of Murder Victims (FMV)

FMV provides a wide variety of services to the surviving family members and friends of homicide victims (co-victims) including court accompaniment, information and supportive counseling, assistance with crime victims compensation, information about criminal justice system proceedings and a support group for homicide co-victims.
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AVP Counseling Center

The AVP Counseling Center provides therapeutic services to child, youth and adult co-victims of homicide. Services are offered on an individual, family and group basis.
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Archdiocese of Philadelphia, The Office of Child and Youth Protection

Victim Assistance/Safe Environment

Victim Assistance: "Pledge to Heal" OYCP provides compassionate and supportive assistance to victims of clergy abuse and the families of those who have been affected by sexueal abuse. Safe Environment: "Promise to Protect" A comprehensive child safety and child sexual abuse prevention program, which creates a network of prevention and protection for the children entrusted into the care of the Archdiocese.
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CARIE (Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly)

CARIE LINE

A free and confidential telephone service that provides information to older persons about their rights, referrals to community resources, problem solving, and assistance with accessing complicated programs. We also provide options counseling to victims of abuse, neglect and crime as well as to family members and professionals.
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Elderly Victims Emergency Services Fund (EVEFS)

A service used to replace or repair locks, board or repair windows and doors, and assist in making elderly crime victims secure in their home environments.
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PAVE (Providing Advocacy for Victimized Elders)

Victim assistance program for older persons. As a free service we provide court accompaniment at the Criminal Justice Center (CJC), help arrange transportation to the CJC, assistance with Crime Victims Compensation, criminal justice and aging information, community education and presentations, assistance with preparing Victim Impact Statements, and assistance with restitution.
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Catholic Social Services - HOPE (Homebound Outreach for the Elderly)

HOPE (Homebound Outreach for the Elderly)

HOPE provides counseling to homebound senior citizens in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.
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Catholic Social Services - SAFE Treatment Program for Children

SAFE Treatment Program for Children

SAFE is a program for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused. Services include: assessment of propriety for treatment, family therapy, individual talk and play therapy, psychiatric evaluation and medication management, assistance with case management issues (i.e. transportation, linkages with other social services) and coordination with other levels of care.
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CCCVS - Center City Crime Victim Services

Center City Crime Victim Services (CCCVS)

CCCVS provides information and support to victims of crime in center city Philadelphia. In addition, CCCVS provides court accompaniment and assistance with filing Crime Victims Compensation.
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CcTC - Children's Crisis Treatment Center

Trauma Services Program

CcTC's Trauma Services Program serves children ages two through thirteen who have witnesses or experienced a recent traumatic event such as homicide, fire, catastrophic accident, physical or sexual abuse or domestic violence. This program includes an evaluation of the child's functioning and symptoms and provides specialized individual and family therapy to help children and their families recover from traumatic events. The program also provides professional training on trauma-related topics.
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Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families

Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families

Our program is a peer support group model to help children, teens and their parents/guardians cope and grow through their grief experience. Research and experience shows that our philosophy of peer support, adult mentors, and creative modalities of play and expression work best for grieving children. We are beginning a new program with the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia to provide grief support for children coping with homicide. The Center runs separate sessions for 6-8 year olds, one for 9-12 year olds and a teen group. A support group for adult caregivers is held while the children are in their group.
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Congreso De Latinos Unidos

Latina Domestic Violence Program

This program is committed to ending intimate and family violence by providing confidential and supportive options-counseling in a safe, linguistically and culturally sensitive environment. The program empowers survivors of domestic violence heir children and their families to achieve violence-free lives through the provision of medical and legal advocacy, child advocacy, a 24 hour hotline, counseling, safety planning, referral services and support groups.
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Women's Center

The center is designed to support women in the community who suffer from isolation, depression, unemployment, language barriers, violence and other critical issues. The center encourages female leadership and mutual sharing of skills and emotional support through socialization and skill-building activities.
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Congreso De Latinos Unidos 24 Hour Hotline

Phone services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Dr. Dana Sinopoli, Psy. D.

Dr. Dana L. Sinopoli, Psy.D.

A licensed psychologist in private practice in Center City specializing in working with survivors of trauma, particularly sexual trauma. Now accepting new patients
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Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates LLC

Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates LLC

Psychological services for victims of crime, abuse and catastrophes. Evaluation treatment. Psychiatric evaluation for medication. Three locations available: 1518 Walnut Street, Suite 307 Philadelphia, PA 19102 2824 Cottman Avenue, Suite 2 Philadelphia, PA 19149
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FAVOR International

F.A.V.O.R. Ministry

F.A.V.O.R. Ministry is a faith and victim service program offering restoration to crime victims and their families. We offer trainings about victim issues and rights to faith based organizations/ churches/ congregations. We also offer support and advocacy to crime victims and families; in addition to referrals to appropriate resources.
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Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Good Shepherd Mediation Program

The mission of the Good Shepherd Mediation Program (GSMP) is to encourage peace, reconciliation, and social justice through the use of mediation and other constructive conflict resolution processes. GSMP works to empower Philadelphia community residents to creatively search for meaningful and lasting solutions to their conflicts without resorting to crime or violence. With the use of a trained neutral third party, GSMP's Restorative Justice Initiative provides four (4) models of dialogue to allow victims a voice in a just process. Voluntary services that include Victim-Offender Conferencing, Restorative Group Conferencing, Healing Circles ad Family Group Decision Making allow victims to increase their knowledge of the offense, hold the offending person directly accountable, build upon their support system and the opportunity to heal from their victimization. A Victim's choice of services is dependent on their interest to invite the offending person into the process. Models may be adapted to address a large variety of issues that do not include the offending person. GSMP's Community Mediation services accept referrals for neighborhood, small claims, petty crimes, housing and employment disputes. GSMP's Family passages Initiative provides mediation services that include Parent-Youth Mediation, Divorce, Custody and Partnership Dissolution. Additional mediation services include Elder Mediation, Multi-Party Mediation, Truancy Mediation, Conflict Coaching and Meeting Facilitation. GSMP provides a variety of Training and Consulting Services. Please refer to our website for 2009 training opportunities.
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Lutheran Settlement House/Bilingual Domestic Violence Project

Bilingual Domestic Violence Project

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program is committed to providing a safe space for victims/survivors of domestic violence. Specific services include: 24-hour collaborative hotline (1-866-SAFE-014), crisis intervention in-person and via phone, ongoing individual and group counseling, court accompaniment, and the Shelia Brown Transitional Housing Program. Crisis, ongoing counseling and advocacy are provided in a variety of settings including Adult Philadelphia Probation Department, St. Christopherís Hospital for Children and the Riverside Correctional Facility. The BDVP provides education and training about domestic violence for youth, community groups, professionals, workplaces and congregations. The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program serves male, female and transgender victims of domestic violence. All services are offered in English and Spanish. Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program collaboratively operates Philadelphia's 24 hour city-wide domestic violence hotline. Additionally, referrals for other needs and services are available. A language line connection helps to proved service in multiple languages, as necessary.
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Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Project collaboratively operates Philadelphia's 24 hour city-wide domestic violence hotline. Through this hotline, we provide crisis intervention counseling and safety planning. Victims can be connected with other domestic violence services through the hotline. Additionally, referrals for other needs and services are available - including those with multiple languages.
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MADD - Southeast PA

MADD Victim Service Program

MADD's Victim Assistance Program supports all those who have been impacted by the crime of drunk driving. Bereaved families and injured victims of drunk driving crashes may call MADD 24 hours a day to reach a trained victim advocate who can provide emotional support, free literature on victim issues, information, referrals, guidance through the criminal justice system and court accompaniment. MADD Southeast holds monthly support groups and annual candlelight vigils.
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Nicholas Natalicchio

Patricia Payne

Independent Consultant and former Executive Director for Northwest Victims Services. Ms. Payne is a graduate of Lincoln Universityís Master of Human Services Program with undergrad studies in Psychology at Philadelphia OIC MiniVersity, Cheney University and Temple University. Ms. Payne is currently a consultant for non- profit organizations. Her volunteer/community affiliations include: Member, Womenís Board Abington Hospital, Development Chair- Dickens Auxiliary Abington Hospital, Membership Chair- Ministerís Wives of Philadelphia & Vicinity, and Strategic Plan Chair for the Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy
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North Central Victim Services

North Central Victim Services

North Central Victims Services supports individuals who are victims or witnesses of crime. Our program focuses on educating, preventing, and advocating for inidividuals/families who have been victimized. We assist victims of crime with: Criminal justice process, filing victim compensation, referring victims to social service agencies, counseling or therapy
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Northeast Victim Service

Northeast Victim Service

Northeast Victim Service is the independent non-profit agency helping the victims and witnesses of crime in northeast Philadelphia since 1992.
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Northwest Victim Services

Northwest Victim Services

Comprehensive victim services program that provides support and information to victims of crime, their families and friends in the 5th, 14th, 15th and 39th Philadelphia Police Districts.
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Office of the Victim Advocate, Pennsylvania

Address Confidentiality Program

Pennsylvania has a program to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking through the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP). It provides eligible victims with an alternative mailing address. A victim service professional from a domestic violence, sexual assault or a victim service program can help determine if ACP is right for a victim as part of the safety plan.
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Pennsylvania Office of the Victim Advocate

The Office of the Victim Advocate is dedicated to providing crime victims with a continuum of service throughout the post-sentencing process.
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PCCD - Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency/Office of Victims' Services

Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA)

Eligible victims and survivors registered with the Office of the Victim Advocate receive notification of specific offender release considerations by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and Pennsylvania Parole Board. Other supportive services and programs such as OVA's Victim Offender Mediation Program for Victims of Violent Crime are also available. This program can also be reached by TDD 1.877.349.1064.
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Pennsylvania Address Confidentiality Program

The Pennsylvania Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) provides eligible victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking with an alternative mailing address. The address may be used to fulfill the address requirements of court and government records such as driver's licenses, library cards, traffic tickets, vehicle registrations, employment security, school records, worker's compensation and court petitions. This program can also be reached by TDD 1.877.349.1064.
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Victims Compensation Assistance Program

Victims Compensation Assistance Program helps victims and their families ease the financial burdens they may face as a result of a crime.
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Philadelphia Children's Alliance

Forensic Interviewing

Through multi-disciplinary teamwork, the Alliance provides a forensic interview process with trained forensic interviewers as well as victim services to families.
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Victim Services

The Philadelphia children's Alliance offers educational and supportive services for child victims and their non offending caretakers.
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Philadelphia District Attorney's Office - Victim/Witness Unit

Adult Victim/Witness Division

The goal of the Victim/Witness Unit is to assist both victims and witnesses of adult 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.
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Juvenile Victim/Witness Division

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.
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Philadelphia Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit

Philadelphia Juvenile Probation Victim Services

The Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit aims to reduce the trauma by assisting clients, crime victims, witnesses, parents and significant others to reconstruct and restore their lives through advocacy, support, information and referrals. The Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit strives to prevent further victimization by intervening on behalf of our clients.
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Philadelphia Police Department, Victim Services Unit

Victim Assistance Officer Program - Neighborhood Based

Victim Assistance Officers (VAO) are assigned to each district in Philadelphia to assist victims of crime. Each district with their assigned VAO are detailed as follows: Airport: Capt. Domenic Magucci 215-937-6816 and VAO Michael Kennedy 215-937-6918 1st District: Capt. Carmen Vuotto Jr. 215-686-3010 and VAO Latanya Oglesby 215-686-3017; 2nd District: Capt. Michael McCarrick 215-686-3020 and VAO Stephanie Ahrndt 215-686-3020; 3rd District: Capt. Michael Weaver 215-686-3030 and VAO Susan Paul 215-686-1675; 4th District: Capt. Joseph Zaffino 215-686-3040 and VAO Linda Rednauer 215-686-1675; 5th District: Capt. John Cerrone 215-686-3050 and VAO Toni Madgey 215-686-3052; 6th District: Capt. Brian Korn 215-686-3060 and VAO Carol Young 215-686-3063; 7th District: Capt. Aloysius Martin 215-686-3070 and VAO Jacqueline Senior 215-686-3070; 8th District: Capt. Joseph Dilaqua 215-686-3080 and VAO Mark Jerdan 215-685-9377; 9th District: Capt. Dennis Cullen 215-686-3090 and VAO Tracy Lewis 215-686-3089; 12th District: Capt. Khalid Syed 215-686-3120 VAO Lisa McDowell 215-686-3122; 14th District: Capt. Winton Singletary 215-686-3140 and VAO Sabra Johnson 215-685-2148; 15th District: Capt. Deborah Kelly 215-686-3150 and VAO Christine Murphy 215-685-8698; 16th District: Capt. Christine Coulter 215-686-3160 and VAO Erica Parker 215-686-3163; 17th District: Capt. Kevin Bethel 215-686-3170 and VAO Pamela Canada 215-685-1747; 18th District: Capt. Gregory Malkowski 215-686-3180 and VAO Sherry McDaniels 215-243-0667/8; 19th District: Capt. Branville Bard 215-686-3190 and VAO Shawn Hamilton 215-686-3192; 22nd District: Capt. Michael Costello 215-686-3220 and VAO Viviana Young 215-685-2732; 23rd District: Capt. Sharon Seabourough 215-686-3230 and VAO Thomas Wilmer 215-978-2706; 24th District: Capt. David Mockus 215-686-3240 and VAO Laurie Carter 215-685-9963; 25th District: Capt. Francis Bachmayer 215-686-3250 and VAO Zoraida Charon 215-686-9964; 26th District: Capt. Louis Campione 215-686-3260 and VAO Rita Devlin 215-686-3261; 35th District: Capt. John McCloskey 215-686-3350 and VAO Linda Heatherington 215-924-9540; 39th District: Capt. Steven Glen 215-686-3394 and VAO Karen Byrd 215-225-4040; 92nd District: Capt. Anthony Desher 215-686-7292 and VAO Edward Dzielinski 215-685-7292
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Victim Assistance Officer Program - Specialty Crimes

Some Victim Assistance Officers (VAO) are assigned to address specific crimes regardless of what district the crime occurs. The specialty VAOs are detailed as follows: Special Victims Unit: Capt. John Darby 215-685-3261 and VAO Janet Jones 215-685-3249; Homicide Unit: Capt. Michael Costello 215-686-3334 and VAO Kathy Battle 215-686-3065; Airport: Capt. Domenic Magucci 215-937-6816 and VAO Michael Kennedy 215-937-6918 Other VAOs address all other crimes by Philadelphia district, see Victim Assistance Officer Program - Neighborhood Based Program
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SeniorLaw Center

Project SAFE (Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation)

Project SAFE provides direct services, including legal advocacy and representation to protect vulnerable low-income elders; focusing on elder abuse, family violence, financial exploitation, fraud, identity theft, execution of fraudulent deed & other crimes of deception.
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Elderly Survivors of Domestic Violence Legal Project

Elderly Survivors of Domestic Violence Legal Project addresses both the legal and social needs of elderly survivors.
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Support Center for Child Advocates

Child Victim Assistance Project

Advocacy for child victims in criminal prosecutions of their alleged perpetrators in cases where child remains at risk of or in need of support services
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United States Attorney's Office

Victim Witness Division (Eastern District of Pennsylvania)

The United States Attorney's Office is committed to ensuring that the crime victims and witnesses are treated fairly; that their privacy is respected and that they are treated with respect and dignity. The Victim Witness Division of the United States Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania provide crisis intervention, court support, notification and assists victims with finding services to assist them in recovering from the crime.
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University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA)

Bereavement Treatment Program

Counseling is available for family members who have been bereaved by suicide or who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
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University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA)

CTSA is a research and treatment center providing treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders through our clinic at the University of Pennsylvania.
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University of Pennsylvania, Division of Public Safety/Special Services

University of Pennsylvania/Division of Public Safety/Special Services

The University of Pennsylvania, Division of Public Safety's Special Services Department is responsible for safety education and victim support services. Special Services offers a comprehensive program to assist members of the Penn community who has been negatively impacted by a critical incident.
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Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia (V/WSSP)

Latino/Asian Outreach Project

V/WSSP is an independent, non-profit agency that has been providing direct services to crime victims in South Philadelphia since 1989. The agency responds both to the individual needs of victims, helping them to negotiate the criminal justice system and providing appropriate counseling and social service referrals and to the needs of the communities in which victims and witnesses reside, providing community education regarding crime prevention and strengthening the relationship between local agencies and communities in South Philadelphia. It is a comprehensive community-based victim services program that provides support and information to victims and witnesses of crime in the four South Philadelphia Police Districts - 1st, 3rd, 4th & 17th. The Asian & Latino Outreach Projects provide culturally appropriate outreach and crime prevention information to the Asian and Latino communities in South Philadelphia and address the needs of the community members should they be victimized. The languages served are: Cantonese, English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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Asian Outreach Project

To provide culturally appropriate outreach to members of the Asian community in South Philadelphia & to address the needs of the community members should they be victimized.
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Women Against Abuse, Inc.

Legal Center

Provides legal advocacy and representation to victims of domestic violence.
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Women In Transition

Domestic Violence Unit

Empowerment counseling, individual and group counseling for women affected by domestic violence.
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Substance Abuse Unit

Individual and group counseling for women affected by substance abuse.
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Women In Transition 24 Hour Hotline

Phone services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

Women Organized Against Rape

Women Organized Against Rape provides comprehensive services to victim/survivors of sexual assault/sexual abuse and their significant others. Services include indiviudal and support group counselors, court/medical emergency room accompaniment; crisis intervention via 24 hour hotline support. Prevention education programs to schools, community and professional groups about sexual violence issues.
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Women Organized Against Rape 24 Hour Hotline

Phone service available 24 hours a day at 7 days a week.
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