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Act 79 Implementation

May 13, 2019

On April 10, 2019, Act 79 went into effect. This comprehensive amendment to the Protection from Abuse (PFA) Act and the Uniform Firearms Act includes several additional protections for victims of domestic violence, including much stronger safeguards related to abusers’ access to firearms and law enforcement accompaniment during service of a PFA. Indeed, it is […]

Get to Know PCADV’s Board of Directors – Brian Brooking

Brian is the Vice President of Mortgage and Consumer Lending at Woodlands Bank. He also is an advocate for domestic abuse survivors and the current Chair of PCADV’s Board of Directors.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence launches PA Safe Law

March 14, 2019

Unique program provides legal information to victims of domestic violence and other crimes in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) announced today the launch of PA Safe Law: Providing Civil Legal Information. PA Safe Law is a unique civil legal information program of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), made possible with […]

Request for Proposals for Fiscal Year 2019/20

March 12, 2019

PCADV is pleased to announce the release of four Competitive Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the FY 2019/20 funding cycle. Applicants can complete their proposals at the following links: Core Services Civil Legal Representation Program Culturally Specific Project Medical Advocacy Program For questions about the RFP process, please contact Jan Davis at or 717-545-6400 x 197. […]

PCADV Seeks Independent Review Committee Members

March 1, 2019

PCADV is seeking applicants for Independent Review Committee (IRC)Members to evaluate and score proposals for domestic violence services funding. Four competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued on March 1, 2019. Funding to awarded recipients will be effective July 1, 2019. Four (4) IRCs will be established to review proposals for the following: Core […]

Pennsylvania’s Local Domestic Violence Programs Remain Open

January 14, 2019

Extended partial government shutdown could impact services. At this time, Pennsylvania’s 59 local domestic violence programs serving all 67 counties of the Commonwealth remain open and fully operational despite the threat of an ongoing partial government shutdown. The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is partially funded by federal funds and also passes federal funds […]

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