Lace Up 4 Lisa to hold Fifth Annual 5K fun run and walk in Boiling Springs. The Oct. 3rd event is aptly scheduled during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In 2011, Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates lost Lisa, a friend and co-worker, due to domestic violence. Every year since, the fundraiser has donated to PCADV and celebrated Lisa's life and dedication to charity fundraising work.
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EDITORIAL: York County needs domestic violence task force. "Coroner Pam Gay said 2015 is expected to be the worst in the last 20 years when it comes to the number of murder-suicides in York County." Read the complete Aug. 3rd editorial in the York Dispatch
PCADV Executive Director Peg J. Dierkers supports continued federal funding for Planned Parenthood. “Domestic violence has significant health implications for women and young people. Planned Parenthood offers expert, affordable healthcare and preventive services and is an invaluable resource to the survivor community.’’ Dierkers said that family planning clinics play a vital role in screening for physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner, and that Planned Parenthood refers such victims to local domestic violence centers.
National Network to End Domestic Violence Report reveals gaps, highlights successes. In just one 24-hour period, local domestic violence programs across the country provided help and safety to 67,646 adults and children who were victims of domestic violence. Yet there were 10,871 requests for services that could not be met due to a lack of funding.
Effective July 1, 2015, Pennsylvania's Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act for victims of sexual violence, harassment, stalking, and intimidation gives victims 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.
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