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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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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    A Safe Place - 24 Hour HotlineDomestic violence and sexual assault hotline. Answered by trained staff who can discuss options for dealing with violence.WarrenA Safe PlaceA Safe Place
    A Safe Place - AccompanimentAccompaniment to the hospital, legal services, police or other helping agencies.WarrenA Safe PlaceA Safe Place
    A Safe Place - Free, Confidential CounselingFree, confidential counseling to help deal with the trauma of victimization. WarrenA Safe PlaceA Safe Place
    A Safe Place - Information and ReferralSpecialized information and referral to other systems and community resources.WarrenA Safe PlaceA Safe Place
    A Safe Place - Safety PlanningSafety planning individualized to meet safety needs.WarrenA Safe PlaceA Safe Place
    AWARE, Inc. - Domestic Violence ShelterAn emergency safe space for women and children who live communally, while male victims are sheltered in an alternative facility. Shirley Bursey House can accommodate up to 13 people. Williams House and Brandi Montgomery House housing facilities are for rural domestic violence victims.MercerAWARE, Inc.AWARE, Inc.
    A Way Out - Support Groups and ActivitiesConsumers take part in a variety of activities centering around personal empowerment. Some examples of projects are: walking, vegetable growing, and canning. By learning skills members learn how to save money and problem solve. They often support each other in decisions and in practical sharing and caring. Child care provided.PotterA Way OutA Way Out
    Crisis Center North - Passport Microloan ProgramCrisis 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. The simple interest loans, ranging from $50 to $500, can be used for expenses such as car repair, a small business loan for materials and supplies, books or tuition costs, or uniforms or professional attire. 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
    Pennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women's NetworkPAIRWN was created to honor and enhance the lives of refugee and immigrant women in Pennsylvania. Our mission is to help refer, advocate, network, educate, and empower these women to live to their fullest potential. We also strive to educate others about our cultures and our contributions to American society. We received a grant from the Office of Violence Against Women to serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence through life coaching and referrals. We also hold monthly Story Circles for all immigrant and refugee women which offers a chance to network and share stories and food with old and new friends. DauphinPennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women's NetworkPennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women's Network
    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
    Women's Law Project - Telephone Counseling ServiceOffers a free Telephone Counseling and Consumer Education Service. Volunteer counselors give basic self-help information about procedures and laws regarding a wide range of subjects of concern to Pennsylvania women. Family-related topics include domestic violence, child custody, child and spousal support, separation and divorce, and the legal rights of lesbian and gay parents. Work-related topics include family and medical leave, sexual harassment, and employment discrimination. Counselors use the resource database to refer callers to other agencies that may be able to help them. If desired, counselors mail free written materials to callers regarding the areas of concern for them. Counselors CAN provide basic information to Pennsylvania callers about problems such as: Domestic Violence Child Custody Child Support Separation and Divorce Spousal Support Special legal concerns of lesbian and gay parents Employment Problems, including Family and Medical Leave Pregnancy discrimination Sexual Harassment Other forms of discriminationPhiladelphiaWomen's Law Project - PhiladelphiaWomen's Law Project

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