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Pennsylvania

Compensation and Reparations

  • Pennsylvania Victim Compensation Assistance Program

    (800) 233-2339
    (717) 783-5153
    This program provides financial assistance to victims of crime for expenses such as medical and counseling costs, loss of earnings, loss of support, stolen cash, relocation, funeral, or crime scene cleanup.

Domestic Violence

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.

General Victims' Services and Information

  • Pennsylvania Office of Victim Advocate

    Office of Victim Advocate (OVA) handles all post-sentencing rights for crime victims. This includes all offenders in Pennsylvania who are serving a state sentence or on state parole or probation, the victims’ rights including input options on parole, inmate release or movement, restitution questions anything that may happen after the offender is sentenced at the local level comes from the OVA.

     

    Pennsylvania has many crime victim organizations at the local level that can assist victims.  To learn more about local county level organizations, click here. 

Sexual Violence

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

    Toll Free Hotline: (888) 772-7227
    (717) 728-9740
    (800) 692-7445
    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape works to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence throughout the state.

Stalking

  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.