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Places that Help: Pennsylvania
Statewide Legal Assistance
Legal assistance organizations that serve the entire state.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is a network of 60 local domestic violence programs that provide free and confidential direct services to nearly 90,000 victims and survivors of domestic violence and their children in all 67 counties of the Commonwealth. You can find your local domestic violence program in Pennsylvania on their website, as well as resources and information about domestic violence. PCADV also works at the legislative level to advocate for policies which help victims and survivors in issues like housing, program funding, and violence prevention. PCADV also offers legal information and referrals through PA Safe Law, which has attorneys who answer legal questions and provide legal information, resources, and referrals on non-criminal matters via phone.
Women's Law Project
(215) 928-9801 (Philadelphia)
(412) 281-2892 (Western Pennsylvania)
(215) 928-9848 (Philadelphia); (412) 281-3054 (Western PA)
The Women’s Law Project (WLP) works for equal access to reproductive healthcare and abortion, improving institutional response to all forms of violence against women, challenging sex & gender discrimination, and advocating for workplace equality and economic justice. The Women’s Law Project’s in-house Telephone Counseling & Referral Service provides callers free information and guidance on many issues, primarily in the area of family law. They also have a #MeTooPA project for people being sexually harassed at school or work. Call at 412-281-2892 for FREE confidential support.
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