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    Programs that provide a variety of supportive services for people who have witnessed a crime which may include crisis counseling, shelter away from their homes, escort services, transportation, child care, financial assistance, protective services, information about the mechanics of court proceedings and/or advice and guidance concerning court appearances. Some programs focus specifically on child witnesses and help to prepare them for what they will experience in the courtroom.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alice Paul House Overall ServicesAlice Paul House provides services to victims/survivors of domestic violence,sexual assault,other serious crimes & Juvenile offenders.Services include 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter,legal/medical advocacy,trauma informed empowerment counseling and education.IndianaAdvocacy for Victims of Violent CrimesAlice Paul House
    Armstrong County Victim/Witness ProjectProvides compensation to crime victimsArmstrongCrime Victim SupportArmstrong County Victim/Witness Services
    Juniata County Crime Victim ServicesCrime/case notification to victims/witnesses. Accompaniment to criminal and juvenile proceedings. Case management for victims of crimes. Information/referral information and resources in the community. Crisis and supportive counseling for victims of crime. Victim impact statement development and assistance. Restitution information and assistance. Victims compensation assistance program information and assistance. Legal advocacy. Liasion with district attorney and law enforcement for criminal proceedings. Crime victim prevention presentations and training. Registration for notification of offenders release, escape, or transfer from prison.JuniataJuniata County Crime Victim ServicesJuniata County Crime Victim Services
    Victim ServicesVictim Services in Franklin County help to make the entire Juvenile Justice process more understandable and less stressful for the victims and witnesses of juvenile crime. To this end, the Victims’ Services Coordinator is the advocate and guide for victims and witnesses as their case makes its way through the Juvenile Justice System. Services Include: • Accompaniment to Court • Orientation to the Juvenile Justice System • Court Preparation • Advocacy • Notification of all phases of the case • Assistance with completing Victim’s Assistance Compensation Program (VCAP) Forms • Assistance with preparing a Victim Impact StatementFranklinFranklin County Juvenile ProbationFranklin County Judicial Services
    Warren County Victim/Witness ProgramThe Warren County Victim Witness Office is a community based program through A Safe Place. This office provides support services such as accompaniment, courtroom orientation, victims' rights notification, and other services to victims of crime as they proceed through the criminal and/or juvenile court system.WarrenWarren County Victim/Witness ProgramWarren County Victim/Witness Program
    Washington County Crime Victim / Witness Assistance ProgramOffers medical and legal advocacy services to all victims of violent crime, particularly rape, sexual assault, and incest; post trial advocacy, intervention and support counseling, explanations of criminal justice system, court accompaniment upon request, social service referrals, and pastoral care for victims. Assistance with and monitoring of PA Crime Victim Compensation claims.WashingtonDistrict Attorney's OfficeWashington County Court of Common Pleas

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