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  • Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)

    Information on the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) that helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking keep their new home address safe from their perpetrator after they have left an abusive or dangerous situation. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • Bias and Hate Crimes

    A hate crime is defined as a criminal act motivated by ill will or hatred towards a victim’s race, color, religion or national origin. Learn more about you rights as a victim of a Hate Crime from the PA Human Relations Commission. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
  • CrimeVictims.gov

    The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) launched crimevictims.gov in 2005. Designed for three audiences—crime victims, volunteers, and victim service providers—crimevictims.gov provides a wealth of resources for each, including links to websites, publications, databases, and hotlines. Content Detail

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    Office for Victims of Crimes
  • 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

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    CentrePeace and Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project
  • Dependable Access for Victimization Expenses (DAVE) Online Claim Filing System

    This Victims Compensation Assistance Program helps victims of crime in Pennsylvania with expenses related to a crime. You may use this site to file a claim for compensation. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • File a Complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center

    Complaints filed via this website are processed and may be referred to federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation. Content Detail

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    Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
  • FTC Consumer Complaint Form

    Form used to submit a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection about a particular company or organization. Complaints help the FTC investigate fraud and can lead to law enforcement action. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
  • Helpful Information for Victims of Crime

    Information and links that may be helpful to victims of crime Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services
  • If You're a Victim of Crime, Help is Available (Video)

    This video from the Office for Victims of Crime, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, describes the help that is available for victims of crime by recognizing the effects of crime, identifying certain victims’ rights that are guaranteed in most states, and describing services available from state victim compensation and assistance programs. Read More

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    Office for Victims of Crimes
  • #MeTooPA

    We provide FREE confidential services for students and workers who have experienced sexual harassment or assault in school or on the job. If you are experiencing sexual harassment at school or on the job, contact us at 412-281-2892, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, or email us at MeTooPA@womenslawproject.org Content Detail

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    Women's Law Project
  • 2020 National Crime Victims Rights' Week Video

    The theme for 2020 National Crime Victims Rights' Week is Seek Justice | Ensure Victims' Rights | Inspire Hope. This year's theme commemorates the individuals and groups whose advocacy has propelled the victims' rights movement forward for the past half century, inspiring in victims and their loved ones a feeling of hope for progress, justice, and healing. Read More

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    Office for Victims of Crimes
  • Options for Civil Protection Orders in Pennsylvania

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    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
  • Report a Mail Crime

    If you have witnessed or fallen victim to a mail-related crime, take action by filing a report of the incident. Find the right form, appropriate for your situation, to file in order to report the criminal conduct. Content Detail

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    United States Postal Inspection Services
  • Victim Help Resources

    Resources from the United States Postal Inspection Service, an agency that is dedicated to treating every crime victim with compassion, fairness, and respect while protecting their dignity and privacy. Content Detail

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    United States Postal Inspection Services
  • Victims Compensation

    The Victims Compensation Assistance Program helps victims and their families through the emotional and physical aftermath of a crime by easing the financial impact placed upon them by the crime. You may be eligible to receive financial help from the Victims Compensation Assistance Program for a variety of expenses related to your victimization. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services