Trained counselor/advocates support individuals who have experienced violence and direct them to services
Short-term housing for those fleeing abuse/violence, with the goals of providing safety and working toward self-sufficiency
Short-term empowerment counseling, information about and referrals to other services, advocacy, and safety planning
Assistance in obtaining civil orders of protection for victims of abuse, sexual violence, or intimidation, including emergency orders
Emotional support and victim advocacy for those navigating the complexities of the legal system
On-site support for victims of sexual assault as they undergo the process of a forensic medical examination and interview
Empowerment counseling, safety planning, information about and referrals to other services, and help navigating those services
A survivor-centered residential program lasting up to one year where residents establish goals that they believe will move them to the next step in their lives.
Peer support groups that provide information and give participants a safe and confidential outlet to discuss past abuse and issues related to healing.
To help survivors overcome the financial barriers to safety & develop the skills necessary for economic independence
Civil Legal Representation
Free legal assistance, advice, representation, and referrals to victims, particularly in areas of divorce, custody, child/spousal support, Title IX, sexual assault, protection orders, and immigration matters
Supervised Visitation & Custody Exchanges
A safe and supportive environment for parent and child victims of family violence to conduct monitored custody exchanges and supervised visitation
Interactive educational programs on topics of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, etc. for community groups
Evidence-supported violence prevention curricula, designed to be developmentally appropriate for students from Pre-K through college
Programs including certified PA Mandated Reporter Training and training on preventing and addressing domestic violence and sexual harassment in the workplace
Helping young people intentionally challenge the roots of violence through programs such as our annual summer camp, Camp Peaceworks.
Awareness-raising events and media campaigns during important dates such as Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness Months
Public events, public media outreach, and social media initiatives to promote cultural change toward a safer society