If You Need Help Now
  2016-17 Impact Report

If You Need Help Now

  • For immediate help, call 911
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • Teen Dating Violence Hotline: 1-866-3‌31-9‌474 or text “loveis” to 22522
  • www.domesticshelters.org – to locate a domestic violence shelter near you.

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PA 2-1-1 Southwest is a free, 24/7, 3-digit phone number that connects people with community, health and disaster services. 2-1-1 also offers a searchable database of services at pa211sw.org. Dialing 2-1-1 connects you with an information and referral specialist who can help. This specialist can help assess your needs and connect you to a human service program.


Allegheny County

  • Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center

    www.akhopecenter.org

    24-Hour Hotline: (888) 299-4673
    The HOPE Center serves victims of abuse in the northern Allegheny Valley region. It operates a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, assistance with emergency Protection from Abuse orders, legal advocacy and counseling. HOPE Center also offers a variety of programs that raise awareness about domestic violence to community businesses and organizations.

  • Center for Victims

    www.centerforvictims.org

    24-Hour Crisis Hotline 1-866-644-2882
    The Center for Victims provides comprehensive services to all victims of crime in Allegheny County. It offers a hotline, victim advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and community education programs.

  • Crisis Center North

    www.crisiscenternorth.org

    CCN Toll Free hotline: 1 (866) 782-0911
    Crisis Center North provides free empowerment counseling and advocacy to adult, teen, and child victims of domestic violence in the northern and western communities of Allegheny County. The Center also provides educational programming to community and school programs.

  • Family Resources

    www.familyresourcesofpa.org

    Family Resources provides a range of prevention and counseling/treatment programs for children and families. Family Resources’ mission is to prevent and treat child abuse by strengthening families and neighborhoods.

  • Family Resources

    www.familyresourcesofpa.org/

    The mission of Family Resources is to prevent and treat child abuse by strengthening families and neighborhoods. Our approach to prevention, intervention and treatment is compassionate, holistic, and steeped in evidence-based and promising practices. With a keen focus on understanding and supporting families before, during, and after critical times of need, we develop connected, individualized plans for better futures and the elimination of abuse. Prevention programs include: Our Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace (BJWL) Out-of- School Time Program provides free neighborhood resources to 17 public and subsidized housing sites. Here, we inspire learning, keep children safe and promote well-being for over 1,500 children each year. “Empower …

  • Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

    www.paar.net

    Hotline: 1-866-END-RAPE (or 1-866-363-7273)
    Pittsburgh Action Against Rape provides a 24/7 helpline, crisis intervention, trauma-focused therapy for adult and child victims of sexual violence, and in-person legal and medical advocacy to survivors of sexual violence across Allegheny County. PAAR has a wide variety of primary prevention programs and provides outreach to schools, universities, and the community.

  • Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

    www.wcspittsburgh.org

    24-Hour Hotline: 412-687-8005
    Women’s Center and Shelter provides a 24-hour hotline, emergency advocacy services, legal advice, counseling, groups, and emergency shelter for women and their children who have been victims of domestic violence.

Battering Intervention Services

If you have used violence in your relationships and want to get help, you can find info on local resources at: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/Battering-Intervention-Program/ or reach out to one of these approved providers to schedule an assessment:

  1. Family Resources at 412-363-1702, ext. 1302
  2. PERSAD Center (For LGBT Individuals Only) at 412-441-9786 ext. 218
  3. Renewal: 412-605-4432
  4. Women’s Center and Shelter(Men’s group): 412-687-8017, ext. 301
  5. Family Services of Western Pennsylvania(For referrals/assessments of Allegheny County Jail inmates only) at 724-837-5410, ext. 701

Armstrong County

  • HAVIN

    www.havinpa.org

    24 Hour Hotline 1-800-841-8881
    The mission of HAVIN is to provide supportive services and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and their significant others; to increase public awareness, and effect critical changes in public policy in response to sexual and domestic violence. HAVIN Inc. offers emergency advocacy, shelter, counseling and prevention/education programs to Armstrong County social service agencies, churches, community groups, law enforcement, professional organizations, and schools.


Beaver County

  • Women’s Center of Beaver County

    www.womenscenterbc.org

    24-hr HELPLINE: (724) 775-0131 or (877) 629-1841
    Women’s Center of Beaver County educates the public and provides shelter, counseling, support, advocacy and education to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.


Butler County

  • VOICe

    www.voiceforvictims.com

    24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-400-8551
    Victim Outreach Intervention Center provides free and confidential services to individuals and families who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other violent crime. Services include 24 hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, counseling, emergency shelter, transitional housing and a range of empowerment programs.


Fayette County

  • Crime Victims’ Center of Fayette County

    www.crimevictimscenter.com

    24 hour hotline: 724-437-3737
    Crime Victims’ Center of Fayette County provides a 24-hour Crisis Hotline, family support, parenting classes, victims compensation, medical and legal advocacy, and counseling and therapy for Fayette County residents who are victims of sexual assault, child abuse, physical assault, robbery, homicide, DUI, arson, and other violent crimes.

  • Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA

    www.peacefromdv.org

    Washington County: (724) 223-9190 OR (800) 791-4000

    Greene County: (724) 852-2463 OR (800) 791-4000

    Fayette County: (724) 439-9500 OR (800) 791-4000
    Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA provides a broad range of services to victims of domestic violence across three counties. Services include 24 hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling and support. Additionally, DV Services works to prevent future violence through interactive programming to schools, colleges, businesses, faith-based organizations, youth and community groups, and other social service agencies.


Greene County

  • Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA

    www.peacefromdv.org

    Washington County: (724) 223-9190 OR (800) 791-4000

    Greene County: (724) 852-2463 OR (800) 791-4000

    Fayette County: (724) 439-9500 OR (800) 791-4000
    Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA provides a broad range of services to victims of domestic violence across three counties. Services include 24 hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling and support. Additionally, DV Services works to prevent future violence through interactive programming to schools, colleges, businesses, faith-based organizations, youth and community groups, and other social service agencies.

  • SPHS Care Center STTARS Program

    www.sphs.org

    Hotline: 1-(888)480-7283
    The STTARS Program of the SPHS CARE Center provides counseling, medical and legal advocacy, 24-hour hotline, and education for sexual violence survivors, their families, and the community. All services are free and confidential. Offices located in Washington and Waynesburg.


Indiana County

  • Alice Paul House

    www.alicepaulhouse.org

    Hotline: 1-800-435-7249
    The Alice Paul House provides a 24 hour hotine, emergency shelter, medical and legal advocacy, counseling and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; assists and empowers all victims, and promotes awareness of these issues in the community. 


Lawrence County

  • Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County

    www.crisisshelter.org

    24 hour hotline: 724-652-9036
    The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County empowers and advocates for those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes. The organization provides a 24-hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling and support for all victims of crime. It also works to prevent violence and abuse through prevention education, intervention training, and public awareness.


Washington County

  • Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA

    www.peacefromdv.org

    Washington County: (724) 223-9190 OR (800) 791-4000

    Greene County: (724) 852-2463 OR (800) 791-4000

    Fayette County: (724) 439-9500 OR (800) 791-4000
    Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA provides a broad range of services to victims of domestic violence across three counties. Services include 24 hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling and support. Additionally, DV Services works to prevent future violence through interactive programming to schools, colleges, businesses, faith-based organizations, youth and community groups, and other social service agencies.

  • SPHS Care Center STTARS Program

    www.sphs.org

    Hotline: 1-(888)480-7283
    The STTARS Program of the SPHS CARE Center provides counseling, medical and legal advocacy, 24-hour hotline, and education for sexual violence survivors, their families, and the community. All services are free and confidential. Offices located in Washington and Waynesburg.


Westmoreland County

  • Blackburn Center

    www.blackburncenter.org

    24-Hour Hotline: 1-888-832-2272
    Blackburn Center actively advocates for the rights of all people to live free from violence and oppression in their homes and communities, and provides supportive services to survivors of all forms of domestic violence and sexual assault. It provides a broad range of services to victims of all types of crime, including 24 hour hotline, medical and legal advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling, and support. Blackburn Center provides student awareness programs to Westmoreland County schools and universities, community education programs, and in-service trainings.

  • Family Resources

    www.familyresourcesofpa.org/

    The mission of Family Resources is to prevent and treat child abuse by strengthening families and neighborhoods. Our approach to prevention, intervention and treatment is compassionate, holistic, and steeped in evidence-based and promising practices. With a keen focus on understanding and supporting families before, during, and after critical times of need, we develop connected, individualized plans for better futures and the elimination of abuse. Prevention programs include: Our Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace (BJWL) Out-of- School Time Program provides free neighborhood resources to 17 public and subsidized housing sites. Here, we inspire learning, keep children safe and promote well-being for over 1,500 children each year. “Empower …


State & National Organizations

  • Futures without Violence

    www.futureswithoutviolence.org

    Futures Without Violence promotes safety and well being through education, advocacy, and leadership programs designed to end violence against women, children, and families around the world. The organization also engages in prevention programs that teach children and teens about the importance of healthy relationships.

  • National Dating Abuse Helpline

    www.loveisrespect.org

    The National Dating Abuse Helpline is a national, 24-hour hotline specifically designed for teens and young adults. Accessible by phone or Internet, the Helpline offers real-time, one-on-one support from peer advocates. They train young leaders to offer support, information and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships, as well as concerned friends, parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV)

    www.pcadv.org

    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence works to eliminate personal and institutional violence against women through programs providing support and safety to battered women, direct services, public information and education, systems advocacy, and social change activities.

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)

    www.pcar.org

    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape works to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and advocates for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault. PCAR is an organization working at the state and national levels to prevent sexual violence.

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH)

    www.thehotline.org

    The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. NDVH operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is part of the largest nationwide network of programs and expert resources.

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