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PCADV seeks proposals for domestic violence services provider in Adams County

July 12, 2019

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) seeks proposals for the provision of core domestic violence services in Adams county Pennsylvania, from a provider that can offer options for safety through a continuum of intervention and support services for victims/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. It is anticipated that the program will be […]

PCADV to take over domestic violence services for Adams county through end of September

June 28, 2019

Survivors Inc., located in Gettysburg, Adams County has become financially insolvent. On June 12, the interim Executive Director, who has since resigned, notified The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) that they could not meet the payroll obligations for work already completed. PCADV is grateful to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for providing […]

PCADV Announces New Domestic Violence Services Provider for Adams County

September 6, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa., (September 6, 2019) — The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) announces that the YWCA Hanover has been selected to provide domestic violence services in Adams County. PCADV initiated a Request for Proposals following the abrupt closure in June of Survivors Inc., the longtime provider of domestic violence services in Adams County. YWCA […]

PCADV seeks proposals for strategic planning consultant

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is seeking proposals for a consultant to design and lead a strategic planning process, including the development of a theory of change. Qualified consultants should have expertise in designing and leading a strategic planning process; an understanding of intimate partner violence (IPV); and demonstrated experience with assisting organizations […]

PCADV Lauds Signing of Governor’s Executive Order on Vulnerable Populations

July 31, 2019

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) commends Governor Tom Wolf for signing his “Protection of Vulnerable Populations” Executive Order today. The Order establishes an Office of Advocacy and Reform within the governor’s office to help ensure the health and safety of all Pennsylvanians. Additionally, a Council on Reform will be created to support efforts […]

PCADV Applauds Senator Casey for Introduction of Bill to Reauthorize Family Violence Prevention and Services Act

July 25, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) applauds U.S. Senator Bob Casey for introduction of legislation to reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention Services Act (FVPSA).  “Senator Casey continues to be a champion for survivors of domestic violence and their families,” said Susan Higginbotham, PCADV’s Chief Executive Officer. “Introduction of S.2259 is further confirmation of his […]

PCADV Announces Grantees for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

June 27, 2019

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is pleased to announce its grantees for domestic violence services funding effective July 1, 2019. Four competitive Request for Proposals (RFPs) were issued on March 1, 2019. Funding is for a three-year period with the option for two one-year extensions. A panel of independent reviewers reviewed competitive proposals and, […]

PCADV applauds domestic violence increase in House Appropriations budget plan

June 25, 2019

Other Essential Programs Still at Risk HARRISBURG, Pa., (June 25, 2019) — The House Appropriations Committee has approved a spending plan, which will be considered by the full House today, that increases the line items for both domestic and sexual violence. The domestic violence line item put forth in this plan reflects a ten percent […]

Statement Regarding Survivors Inc. of Adams County

June 20, 2019

Survivors Inc., located in Gettysburg, has been providing a lifeline to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Adams county for more than 30 years. It is PCADV’s subrecipient for domestic violence services in Adams County. PCADV is the state contractor for domestic violence services, and with state and federal pass-through dollars, partially […]

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 […]

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