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2015 PCADV Advocacy Day and Governor Tom Wolf's Message

posted on May 20, 2015

Gov. Wolf has joined PCADV and a bipartisan coalition of state legislators to say NO MORE to domestic violence in Pennsylvania. Click on the video to see comments from Gov. Wolf and elected leaders who said NO MORE to domestic violence at PCADV's annual Advocacy Day.

NEW - Learn more about sexual violence protection orders

stalker2 400x NEW - Learn more about <a class="ExternalLink " title="sexual violence protection orders" href="http://www.pcadv.org/Learn-More/Domestic-Violence-Topics/Protection-From-Sexual-Violence/" target="_blank">sexual violence protection orders</a>

Pennsylvania's Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act applies to adults and minors who are victims of sexual violence, harassment, stalking, and intimidation. Effective July 1, 2015, the Act gives victims of sexual violence, harassment, stalking, and intimidation a way to get a court order requiring the abuser to stay away from them. These protection orders apply when the abuser is not a member of the victim's family or household. Victims can petition for an order at the county courthouse or with help from a sexual assault program.

WINgroundbreaking_img_03042015 Franklin and Fulton County Program Women In Need to Double Capacity with New Center

Franklin and Fulton County Program, Women In Need, to Double Capacity with New Center

posted on March 9, 2015

In 2008, Women In Need purchased two acres of ground and in late February, WIN broke ground on a new shelter center!

WIN has been serving victims of domestic and sexual violence since 1976. Its shelter, which serves about 1,700 victims and families per year, will double capacity, as well as consolidate three sites into one with the new center.
Read the article in the Public Opinion

Pictured from left to right: Bonnie Harmon, WIN Board Vice President; Senator Rich Alloway, Representative Rob Kauffman, Barbara Channing, WIN Executive Director and Mitcha Shay, former shelter resident.

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