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    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of domestic violence, i.e., spouse/partner abuse.

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    Crisis Center North - PassportCrisis Center North's Passport Program is a source of non-traditional loans for survivors of domestic violence who may not be able to access traditional banking for emergency and other identifiable needs. Loans can be secured for a 6 or 12-month term and are offered at a rate of 5% interest. All interest and repaid funds are redirected into making additional loans. Participants will be asked to complete some degree of financial education, depending on the term of the loan. Some evening appointments may be available.AlleghenyCrisis Center NorthCrisis Center North
    Family Resources - Visitation ServicesProvides trained counselors and individual support for safe, low stress parent-child visitation for families at risk of domestic violence.AlleghenyFamily ResourcesFamily Resources
    National Domestic Violence HotlineProvides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families. Advocates have access to information about more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs. The hotline is toll-free, confidential ad anonymous. National Domestic Violence HotlineNational Domestic Violence Hotline
    National Domestic Violence HotlineHelp is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services. If you or someone you know is frightened about something in your relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.PO Box 161810, Austin TX (National Domestic Violence Hotline)National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH)
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic ViolencePCADV lobbies the Pa. Legislature for improvements to the PFA law and other laws for victims and collaborates with community programs or service centers to make sure these laws are enforced. PCADV administers the state contract for domestic violence services, sets standards for those services, distributes state and federal funding to community programs and seeks other sources of funding to ensure the needs of victims are met throughout the state. PCADV also develops training materials programs need, trains the trainers and partners with state officials to effectively coordinate PA's response to domestic violence. In addition, PCADV advocates for housing laws and public housing policies that protect victims and prevent landlords from discriminating against them. Finally, PCADV supports research on public attitudes toward domestic violence, designs and distributes public awareness materials and encourages responsible media coverage of domestic violence.DauphinPennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic ViolencePennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Immigration Law ClinicClinic personnel specialize in serving immigrants in removal proceedings and asylum cases, as well as survivors of domestic violence. Clinic students represent immigrants requesting asylum, facing removal from the United States, and seeking special protection under the Violence Against Women Act. Students also help clients to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers that could impede their success in the U.S. legal system.AlleghenyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of LawUniversity of Pittsburgh

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