The definition of victim covers a broad range of circumstances and crimes. The organizations listed here are dedicated to empowering victims. For additional information or more specialized assistance, see Abuse, Child Abuse, and Rape.
PENNSYLVANIA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Private nonprofit organization working to eliminate domestic violence, secure justice for victims and help build new lives free from abuse.
3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101, Harrisburg
PENNSYLVANIA COALITION AGAINST RAPE
Works to end sexual violence and advocates for the rights and needs of sexual assault victims.
888-772-7227 (24-hour hotline)
2101 N. Front St., Building 2, Harrisburg
PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF VICTIM ADVOCATE
Works to provide victims of crime with notifications, support and advocacy services.
1101 S. Front St., Suite 5200, Harrisburg
VICTIM SERVICES DIVISION
Assists victim and witnesses of crime during their involvement with the criminal justice system.
1 Courthouse Square, Room 201, Carlisle
West Shore Office
2120 Market St., Camp Hill
VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Strives to reduce the trauma of a crime by empowering and assisting crime victims, witnesses and significant others in reconstructing their lives through advocacy, support, information and referrals.
25 S. Front St., 7th floor, Harrisburg
YWCA of YORK/VICTIM SERVICES
Sexual violence, 800-422-3204 or 717-854-3131
Domestic violence, 800-262-8444 or 717-846-5400