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  • Criminal Justice Advocacy & Support Directory - Guide to Services for Pennsylvania Inmates, Victims of Crime & Their Families

    The purpose of this directory is to provide a comprehensive listing of agencies in Pennsylvania, and to some extent nationally, which serves the needs of inmates, ex-offenders, victims of crimes and their families, criminal justice professionals, volunteers and support persons. Content Detail

    CentrePeace and Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project
  • Domestic Violence and Welfare Support Requirements

    Information from the Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association, hosted by the Philadelphia Courts website, about the requirement that families who receive cash assistance from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or General Assistance (GA) programs apply for child or spousal support unless excused for good cause. [PDF] Content Detail

    Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Local Victim Service Programs

    If you are a victim of crime or have been affected by a crime, you may receive help from an advocate from a Victim Service Program. This provides information of local programs where you can seek help. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • Money! Money! Money! (Video)

    Consumer Law Tips for Survivors of Domestic Violence: Basic ideas about money management, some good ideas and some mistakes to avoid. Read More

    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • PROJECT S.A.F.E. (Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation) - Elder Abuse

    Information on SeniorLAW Center's Project S.A.F.E. (Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation) which concentrates on the areas of elder abuse, domestic violence, and financial exploitation. Content Detail

    SeniorLAW Center (Philadelphia)
  • Victims Compensation

    Information on the Victims Compensation Assistance Program that offers help to victims and their families through the emotional and physical aftermath of a crime by easing the financial impact placed upon them by the crime. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services