Members...

PCVA member agencies provide direct service to crime victims. The settings for member agencies range from Neighborhood Based Agencies to Schools to Criminal Justice environments. A variety of services are offered by PCVA member agencies such as: assistance in filing for Crime Victim Compensation (CVC), crisis response, education, counseling and criminal justice/legal advocacy.

Below is a list of our member agencies and on the left of this page you can click a link to view all the programs provided by our members. If you would like to search our online database for specific services by various crime specializations, visit our Service Directory.

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Adult Probation Parole Department

The Adult Probation Parole Department provides direct services to victims of crime in the preparation of victim impact statements, restitution collection and assistance with harassment, intimidation and domestic violence complaints against probationers and parolees.

1401 Arch Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-683-1453
daisy.corsino@courts.phila.gov
www.courts.phila.gov

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American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter seeks to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to natural and human-caused disasters through the immediate mobilization of people and resources and the provision of community, workplace, and school-based training. Beyond disaster relief, the Chapter delivers Community Disaster Education, First Aid/CPR, HIV/AIDS prevention, and other types of life-saving health and safety training to thousands of people across our region to help people prevent, prepare, and respond to emergencies. This training targets underprivileged youth and families living in disaster-prone neighborhoods and/or at-risk for negative health outcomes. The Red Cross is also the Congressionally-mandated agent of communication between every person serving in the United States Military and their family members.

3rd and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-299-4000

www.redcross-philly.org

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Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP)

AVP is committed to providing advocacy and support for family members and friends of homicide victims. AVP provides mental health services to child victims and co-victims; offers violence prevention training to children and adults; and works to effect change in public and private institutions and society at large in areas relating to crime and violence.

2000 Hamilton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215.567.6776
jrausch@avpphila.org
www.avpphila.org

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Archdiocese of Philadelphia, The Office of Child and Youth Protection

The Office of Child and Youth Protection provides services through its Victim Assistance Office to adult survivors of child sexual abuse which occurred by clergy or any other person representing the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Victim Assistance Coordinators assist adults and children in reporting sex abuse and assault to the local law enforcement authorities as well as to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Crisis intervention, ongoing counseling, specialized treatment services, and emergency services are provided. The Office also provides ongoing education to children, parents, all priests and deacons, and anyone who works with children in Archdiocesan facilities and parishes. Training focuses on the protection and prevention of child sex abuse.

222 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-587-2466
philavac@archphila.org
www.childyouthprotection.org

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CARIE (Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly)

CARIE is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the well being, rights and autonomy of older persons, age 60 and older, through advocacy, education and action.

Two Penn Center, 1500 JFK Blvd, Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-545-5728
Menio@carie.org
www.carie.org

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Catholic Social Services - HOPE (Homebound Outreach for the Elderly)

HOPE provides counseling to homebound senior citizens in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.

7340 Jackson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19136
215-624-5691
mwall@adphila.org
www.archdiocese-phl.org

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Catholic Social Services - SAFE Treatment Program for Children

SAFE is a program for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused. Services include: assessment of propriety for treatment, family therapy, individual talk and play therapy, psychiatric evaluation and medication management, assistance with case management issues (i.e. transportation, linkages with other social services) and coordination with other levels of care.

227 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-854-7036
kgrant@chs-adphila.org
www.archdiocese-phl.org

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CCCVS - Center City Crime Victim Services

CCCVS provides information and support to victims of crime in center city Philadelphia. In addition, CCCVS provides court accompaniment and assistance with filing Crime Victims Compensation.

42 S. 15th Street, Suite 1103
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-665-9680
CCCVS@att.net

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CCTC - Children's Crisis Treatment Center

Children's Crisis Treatment Center (CcTC) is a private, non-profit agency that provides mental health services to children who have experienced abuse, neglect or other traumatic events. CcTC's services include the Trauma Assistance Program, Sexual Trauma Treatment Program, West African Refugee Assistance Program, Therapeutic Camp, Psychiatric Services, and Parent/Caregiver Services. CcTC also offers professional training on a variety of topics related to children's behavioral and mental health.

1080 N Delaware Avenue, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19125
215-496-0707

www.cctckids.org

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Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families

The Center for Grieving Children (The Center) programs are based on a peer support group model to help children, teens, young adults, and their parents/guardians cope and grow through their grief experience. Research and experience shows that our philosophy of peer support, adult mentors, and creative modalities of play and expression work best for grieving children. The Center's peer support groups are trauma informed and designed to decrease the likelihood of long term psychological issues, reduce social isolation, and reduce trauma symptoms associated with violent death. We offer Center-based groups in four locations throughout the city of Philadelphia: East Falls, West Philadelphia, Lower Northeast, and South Philadelphia. A support group0 for adult caregivers is held while the children are in their group. The Center also provides Community-based grief groups for students at schools and organizations across the city. The Center provided 64 grief supp0ort groups in 50 schools during 2015-2016 program year. The Center also provides Post-Crisis interventions for schools and community organizations after the death of a community membe4r as well as training and development for professionals working with grieving youth. The Center's services directly supported over 5,000 grieving you across Philadelphia last program year alone.

3300 Henry Avenue, Suite 110
Philadelphia, PA 19129
267-437-3123
darcy@grievingchildren.org
www.grievingchildren.org

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Congreso De Latinos Unidos Inc.

Congreso De Latinos Unidos Inc., is a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to strengthen Latino Communities through social, economic, education, and health services, leadership development and advocacy.

216 West Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
215-763-8870
peraltar@congreso.net
www.congreso.net

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Dr. Dana Sinopoli, Psy. D.

A licensed psychologist in private practice in Center City specializing in working with survivors of trauma, particularly sexual trauma. Now accepting new patients

100 South Broad Street, Suite 1114
Philadelphia, PA 19107
484-483-3047
DrDanaSinopoli@gmail.com
www.DrDanaSinopoli.com

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Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates LLC

For more than 25 years Dr. Lowey & Associates has provided help, offering programs of behavioral healthcare to area residents. Services are provided in a private practice supportive setting for children and adults affected by the trauma caused by crime, abuse and catastrophes. Treatment for depression, anxiety and family issues is also available.

1518 Walnut St., Suite 307
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-625-9655
loweyassoc@aol.com
www.drlowey.com

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FAVOR International

Restoration Interdenominational Ministries is a community of faith/a Christian Church Ministry.

440 Snyder Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148
267-818-0924
favorinternationalinc@gmail.com
www.favorinternationalinc.com

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Good Shepherd Mediation Program

The mission of the Good Shepherd Mediation Program (GSMP) is to encourage peace, reconciliation, and social justice through the use of mediation and other constructive conflict resolution processes. GSMP works to empower Philadelphia community residents to creatively search for meaningful and lasting solutions to their conflicts without resorting to crime or violence. With the use of a trained neutral third party, GSMP's Restorative Justice Initiative provides four (4) models of dialogue to allow victims a voice in a just process.

5356 Chew Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19138
215.843.5313
asagan@phillymediators.org
www.phillymediators.org

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Lutheran Settlement House/Bilingual Domestic Violence Project

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program is committed to providing a safe space for victims/survivors of domestic violence. Specific services include: 24-hour collaborative hotline (1.866.SAFE.014), crisis intervention in-person and via phone, ongoing individual and group counseling, court accompaniment, and the Sheila Brown Transitional Housing Program. Crisis, ongoing counseling, and advocacy are provided in a variety of setting including on site, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, CHOP, and the Riverside Correctional Facility. The BDVP provides education and training about domestic violence for you, community groups, professionals, workplaces, and congregations. The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program serves male, female, and transgender victims of domestic violence. All services are offered in English and Spanish.

1340 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19125
215-426-8610
bvieira@lutheransettlement.org
www.lutheransettlement.org

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MADD - Southeast PA

The mission of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.

1100 E. Hector St. Suite 440
Conshohocken, PA 19428
610.825.4902
maddsoutheastpa@verizon.net
www.madd.org

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Nicholas Natalicchio

Independent

3349 Conrad Street, Apt 5
Philadelphia, PA 19129
301-706-5347
nicholasnatalicchio@gmail.com

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North Central Victim Services

Community Based Victim Services - A place for help, healing and hope. Specializing in Senior Citizens.

1722 Cecil B. Moore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
215-763-3280
R.Mainor@verizon.net

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Northeast Victim Service

Northeast Victim Service is the independent non-profit agency helping the victims and witnesses of crime in northeast Philadelphia since 1992.

Revere Commons, Suite 4; 2824 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149
215-332-3888
office@nevs.org
www.nevs.org

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Northwest Victim Services

Neighborhood based victim service agency that provides support information and service to victims of crime, their families, friends and neighbors in Northwest Philadelphia.

6301 Germantown Avenue 2nd floor #1
Philadelphia, PA 19144-1936
215-438-4410
contact@northwestvictimservices.org
www.northwestvictimservices.org

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Office of the Victim Advocate, Pennsylvania

The Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA) represents the rights and interests of crime victims before the Board of probation and Parole and the Department of Corrections. In addition, the Office of the Victim Advocate also provides notification to crime victims of the potential for inmate release and opportunity to provide testimony, notification of the inmate’s movement within the correctional system, referrals for crime victims to local programs, basic crisis intervention and support, general information on the status and location of the inmate as allowed by law. OVA also provides notifications and supportive services to victims and families of homicide victims involved with capital cases. ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM Pennsylvania has a program to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking through the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP). It provides eligible victims with an alternative mailing address. A victim service professional from domestic violence, sexual assault or a victim service program can help determine if ACP is right for a victim as part of the safety plan.

1101 South Front Street, Suite 5200
Philadelphia, PA 17104
717-783-5157
vsostack@state.pa.us
www.ova.state.pa.us

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Patricia Payne

Independent Consultant and former Executive Director for Northwest Victims Services. Ms. Payne is a graduate of Lincoln University’s Master of Human Services Program with undergrad studies in Psychology at Philadelphia OIC MiniVersity, Cheney University and Temple University. Ms. Payne is currently a consultant for non- profit organizations. Her volunteer/community affiliations include: Member, Women’s Board Abington Hospital, Development Chair- Dickens Auxiliary Abington Hospital, Membership Chair- Minister’s Wives of Philadelphia & Vicinity, and Strategic Plan Chair for the Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy


Philadelphia, PA 19101

patricapayne05@gmail.com

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PCCD - Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency/Office of Victims' Services

PCCD serves as a catalyst for the prevention and reduction of crime and delinquency within the Commonwealth. PCCD assists the criminal and juvenile justice systems function more productively; supports local efforts to improve the apprehension and prosecution of crimes; promotes the use of technology to enhance operational effectiveness in local criminal justice agencies; promotes fair treatment by alleviating the financial burdens resulting from commission of a crime; fosters community-based initiatives in the areas of crime prevention, drug abuse resistance education and juvenile delinquency prevention; and addresses areas in the criminal justice system not clearly the responsibility of other agencies/organizations.

P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
1.800.692.7292

www.pccd.state.pa.us

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Philadelphia Children's Alliance

A private non-profit agency, the Philadelphia Children's Alliance was founded in 1989 with the cooperation of the Department of Human Services (DHS), the Police Department, the office of the District Attorney, Children's Hospital and various mental health agencies. The Alliance works to provide a child-friendly facility for the coordinated intervention and investigation of child sexual abuse in the city of Philadelphia. The goal of the Alliance is to reduce the possibility of multiple interviews of children in the investigation of child abuse and make the investigation process itself less traumatic for the family.

300 East Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-387-9500
info@philachildrensalliance.org
www.kidalliance.org

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Philadelphia District Attorney's Office - Victim/Witness Unit

The mission of the Victim/Witness Services Unit of the District Attorney's Office is to advocate for victims and witnesses of crime and be of direct assistance to victims and witnesses from the time of arrest through the disposition of the case and after as needed. Our goal is to ensure that victims and witnesses are treated with compassion and respect.

see Programs for addresses
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-686-8027
DA-VictimServices@phila.gov
www.phila.gov/districtattorney

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Philadelphia Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit

The Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit aims to reduce the trauma by assisting clients, crime victims, witnesses, parents and significant others to reconstruct and restore their lives through advocacy, support, information and referrals. The Juvenile Probation Victim Services Unit strives to prevent further victimization by intervening on behalf of our clients.

1501 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-686-4069
alberta.james@courts.gov

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Philadelphia Police Department, Victim Services Unit

Recognizing that police officers are the first to respond to victims at a time when they are in greatest need of assistance; and that the manner in which police officers treat victims affects not only their ability to cope with the crime, but also their willingness to prosecute, the Philadelphia Police Commissioner implemented a comprehensive police-based Victim Assistance Program in 1987, placing police officers in a pivotal role in providing assistance to victims of crime. Services provided by Victim Assistance Officers (VAO) include, but are not limited to: Assisting eligible victims in applying for victim compensations; Providing referrals to community agencies; Making an initial contact with victims who have not sought out assistance; Maintaining a liaison with the community agencies to provide current/accurate referrals; Maintaining a liaison with the D.A.'s Office; Providing remedial and supplemental training of police personnel within their district and disseminate victim assistance related information and updates to relevant personnel; Providing support to abused victims; Providing guidance throughout the criminal justice system; and Making home visits to victims who are unable to travel.

990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 402
Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-685-3278
Police.CO_Victim_Services@phila.gov

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SeniorLaw Center

Senior Law Center serves senior citizens aged 60 and older residing in Philadelphia.

100 S. Broad St., Suite 1810
Philadelphia, PA 19110
215-988-1244
dgoldberg@seniorlawcenter.org
www.seniorlawcenter.org

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Support Center for Child Advocates

Legal and social service advocacy for child victims of abuse and neglect; with the goal of securing a permanent nurturing environment for every child.

1900 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-925-1913
frankc@advokid.org
www.advokid.org

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United States Attorney's Office

The United States Attorney's Office is committed to ensuring that the crime victims and witnesses are treated fairly; that their privacy is respected and that they are treated with respect and dignity. The Victim Witness Division of the United States Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania provide crisis intervention, court support, notification and assists victims with finding services to assist them in recovering from the crime.

615 Chestnut Street, Suite 1250
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-861-8925
marcia.bayne@usdoj.gov

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University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA)

CTSA is a research and treatment center providing treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders through our clinic at the University of Pennsylvania.

3535 Market Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19129
215-746-3327
ctsa@mail.med.upenn.edu
www.med.upenn.edu/ctsa

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University of Pennsylvania, Division of Public Safety/Special Services

The University of Pennsylvania, Division of Public Safety's Special Services Department is responsible for safety education and victim support services. Special Services offers a comprehensive program to assist members of the Penn community with special problems requiring resource center intervention.

4040 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-4481
sdever@publicsafety.upenn.edu
www.publicsafety.upenn.edu

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Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia (V/WSSP)

V/WSSP is an independent, non-profit agency that has been providing direct services to crime victims in South Philadelphia since 1989. The agency responds both to the individual needs of victims, helping them to negotiate the criminal justice system and providing appropriate counseling and social service referrals and to the needs of the communities in which victims and witnesses reside, providing community education regarding crime prevention and strengthening the relationship between local agencies and communities in South Philadelphia. It is a comprehensive community-based victim services program that provides support and information to victims and witnesses of crime in the four South Philadelphia Police Districts - 1st, 3rd, 4th & 17th. The Asian & Latino Outreach Projects provide culturally appropriate outreach and crime prevention information to the Asian and Latino communities in South Philadelphia and address the needs of the community members should they be victimized. The languages served are: Cantonese, English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

1426 South 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-551-3360
vwssp@aol.com
www.vwssp.org

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Women Against Abuse, Inc.

Women Against Abuse provides quality and compassionate services in a manner that fosters self-respect & independence in persons who have been victimized by domestic violence. These services include emergency shelter, transitional housing and legal services.

P.O. Box 1375
Philadelphia, PA 19101
215-386-1280
cfigueroa@womenagainstabuse.org
www.womenagainstabuse.org

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Women In Transition

A nonprofit dedicated to empowerment and counseling for women affected by domestic violence and substance abuse.

21 South 12th Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-564-5301
Rhacker@womenintransitioninc.org
www.womenintransitioninc.org

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Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

WOAR provides comprehensive services to victim/survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse as well as to their significant others. Services include individual support group counseling, court/medial emergency room accompaniment, crisis intervention via 24 hour 7 days a week hotline (215.985.3330). Prevention education programs to schools, community and professional groups about sexual violence issues. WOAR serves adults and children.

One Penn Center, 1617 JFKennedy Blvd., Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-985-3315
carole@woar.org
www.woar.org