Survivors are often traumatized by routine medical care. We want providers to do better! We collaborated with survivors, providers and others to produce this new Guide on trauma-informed care for survivors of sexual abuse.
The Guide can also be found on the Resources page of Resilient PA and HEAL PA https://www.resilientpa.org/resources
The Pennsylvania ChildLine is a toll-free hotline available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected child abuse and general child well-being concerns.
The report can be taken in English or other languages.
For TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf) call 1- 866-872-1677
YWCA Lancaster Sexual Assault Prevention & Counseling Center
Lancaster County, PA: 717-392-7273
Support, free counseling for children and adults, court accompaniment and more.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
State Wide: 1-888-772-7227
Home is supposed to be a safe place. Relationships are for joy, not harm.
Domestic Violence Services - Lancaster County, PA
Lancaster County, PA: 717-299-1249
Support, shelter, legal clinic and more.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statues/Title 23, Domestic Relations/Chapter 63, Child Protective Services
Stop It Now is a resource for persons who concerned about the behavior of another adult toward children, or an adult is concerned about their own behavior. Info site & helpline.
A new resource from Stop It Now for teens who are concerned about their own sexual behaviors, interest in children, or use of pornography. It is both an info site and a helpline.
The Role of Culture Change in our Communities and the Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse: Centering Culture Change in Social Justice
A #Movement-Moment paper by Linda Crockett, Director, Safe Communities and Hilary Binder-Aviles, Contributing Editor