Domestic/Community Violence

VICTIM ASSISTANCE CENTER (VAC)

Provides a 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention, information and referrals, advocacy and ongoing counseling and support to victims of sexual violence, violent crimes and to familes who have lost a loved one to a homicide or suicide. Individual and group counseling available for children, adolescents and adults.

24 hour hotline: 1-800-422-3204

Victim Assistance Center
P.O. Box 30
York, PA 17405
Phone: 717-854-3131
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PENNSYLVANIA VICTIMS RIGHTS COMPLIANCE PROJECT

Educates victim’s on their legal rights in PA as victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse.

Coalition of PA Crime Organization
84 E. Merrit Street
Plains, PA
717-571-5299
www.pavictimsrights.org

PROTECTION FROM ABUSE OFFICE (PFA)

May file an emergency protection order through the District Justice if Judicial Center is closed. Call 911 and ask to be connected to the District Justice on duty. Hearing within 10 business days.

Court interpreter can be arranged for other languages. Spanish interpreter on site.

Protection From Abuse Office
York County Judicial Center
45 North George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9662
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SAFE HOME PROGRAM

Provides a 24 hour hotline serving York and Adams County, temporary or emergency shelter, legal advocacy, child therapy and adult support groups, options counseling and crisis response, accompaniment and/or transportation to appointments/hearings, including civil and criminal hearings.

24 hour hotline: 717-632-0007

Safe Home Program
YWCA of Hanover
23 W. Chestnut Street
P.O. Box 824
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-637-2125
Contact Person: ANne Acker – Shelter Director
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STILL WATERS, ACCESS-YORK, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline. Still Waters, The Jane Rice Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, located in Hanover. The Emergency Shelter Programs provide 24-hour accessible, safe, confidential emergency shelter at no cost to victims of domestic violence and their children. Those who live within the shelters receive safety planning, options and supportive counseling and life skills advocacy. Linkages are made to community resources to assist victims in becoming independent and living their lives free of abuse. Our Emergency Shelters provide food, clothing and personal care needs, as well as the every day needs of residential living.

24 hour hotline: 717-637-2235

StillWaters
P.O. Box 1323
Hanover, PA 17331
Contact Person: Valerie Krug – Director
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SURVIVORS, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline for Adams County, emergency shelter, supportive counseling, support groups for adults and children, legal advocacy, and transitional housing. Available for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt.

24 hour hotline: 717-334-9777 or 1-800-787-8106

Survivors, Inc.
Post Office Box 3572
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-0589
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24 HOUR NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

Will directly connect the victim to a local Domestic Violence Program.

Telephone number: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

ACCESS – YORK – YWCA

Access York – YWCA

320 East Market Street
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 1-800-262-8444
1-717-845-2631
1-717-846-5400

Access – York Program seeks to eliminate domestic violence, offer support, education and a safe environment for victims of domestic violence. Support groups offered, outreach advocate that goes out into the community. Transitional Housing program – housing available 9-12 months (11 units). Legal advocate available to help w/protection claims. 24 hour hotline available. Prevention programs offered in schools.
YWCA York

ACCESS-YORK, INC.

Provides a 24 hour hotline, emergency shelter, option and supportive counseling, support groups, a children’s program, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, drug and alcohol support services, a volunteer program, violence prevention programs, outreach, and transitional housing.

24 hour hotline: 717-846-5400 or 1-800-262-8444

Language Services Available: Lang.Line – 3rd shift counsellor.

ACCESS-York, Inc.
P.O. Box 30
York, PA 17405
Contact Person: Roxanne King, Shelter Director
Jeff Grove- Case Manager

Still Water Shelter in Hanover
Transitional Housing
717-637-2235

Hanover Safe Home
717-632-0007
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NON-VIOLENCE INTERVENTION SERVICE (NOVIS)

Is an intervention group in Adams County, which provides a 26-week educational program for men who are violent, controlling and/or abusive, teaching alternatives to coercive, dominating and violent behavior in intimate relationships.

Novis, Inc.
P.O. Box 4681
123 Buford Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-339-0222 or 1-800-736-1477

YWCA of York/Victim Assistance Center

320 East Market Street

York, PA 71403

Phone: 717-848-3535

Hotline: 717-854-3131/ (800) 422-3204

Fax: 717-843-7511