Tackling Domestic Violence in Pennsylvania
PCADV’s 59 community-based domestic violence programs work every day to create pathways to safety and justice for victims of domestic violence and their children, working collaboratively to end the domestic violence epidemic in Pennsylvania.
Domestic Violence Statistics
victims died from domestic violence in Pennsylvania in 2020
served/year Pennsylvania’s local domestic violence programs help victims & their children find safety
deaths from domestic violence in Pennsylvania over the past 10 years
The numbers — the stories — are staggering.View Pennsylvania Statistics
PCADV Celebrates Pride
Brochure LGBTQ+ Domestic Abuse
This printable bi-fold brochure contains information about identifying abuse in LGBTQ+ relationships. It is also available in Spanish: https://www.pcadv.org/wp-content/uploads/LGBTQ-Brochure_Spanish.pdf
YOUR VOICE MATTERS
Be an advocate for survivors of domestic violence.
Use your voice to support victims and survivors of domestic violence. By signing up to become an advocate, you will receive action alerts from PCADV when it’s time to contact your elected officials about policies that impact survivors. The actions only take a minute or two of your time to complete, but make a huge impact.
You can help us stop abuse and rebuild survivors’ lives.Get Involved
Standing with Survivors
PCADV’s Economic Justice Campaign helps provide financial empowerment & life-saving resources to survivors and their families as they find a path to safety and rebuild their lives.
Survivor Story “I was finally in control of my destiny.”
“… When the Judge granted the Protection From Abuse Order (PFA) I wanted to shout out loud. Instead, I thanked her, I smiled, I turned and walked out of the courtroom to the rest of my life. I was finally in control of my destiny.” -Survivor
You can help victims like her regain control of their lives.Donate Today
Featured EventsView Event Calendar
LGBTQIA+ Equal Pay Awareness DayWorldwide
LGBTQIA+ Equal Pay Awareness Day recognizes the gaps in pay for the queer community, and specifically the lack of political appetite to quantify them the way the United States does for other disadvantaged groups.Learn More
Domestic Violence Awareness MonthCountrywide
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join PCADV all month long as we recognize and support survivors of domestic violence.Learn More
PCADV’s Pay Equity Work Receives Statewide Award and National RecognitionPennsylvania
“Their [PCADV’s] efforts show how the lack of pay equity can have dire consequences for women beyond its economic impact.”Learn More