Services for Victims

Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley is dedicated to helping victims of violent crime and their significant others cope with the traumatic aftermath of victimization. All of the services of CVC are confidential and offered at no cost.

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24-hour crisis counseling and support is available through our 24-hour hotline: 610-437 6611

Hospital Emergency Room Accompaniment

Experienced CVC Staff provide on-site support at any of the Lehigh Valley hospital emergency rooms, 24-hours a day.

Police Accompaniment

Experienced CVC Staff provide on-site support any of the Lehigh Valley police departments.

Court Accompaniment
CVC Staff are located at the Lehigh and Northampton County Courthouse Victim Witness Rooms, providing support, information and accompaniment to criminal justice proceedings. Advocates are also available to attend preliminary hearings at local Magisterial District Judges locations.

Individual Counseling
Experienced CVC Staff provide one to one counseling support to victims and their families.

Support Group Counseling
Experienced CVC Staff provide facilitation of various support groups, which can often help victims with similar experiences understand normal reactions and coping skills.

Support Groups are held throughout the year, as they are needed. Current Groups include: Rape Survivors, Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Assault, Children, Teen, Men, and Homicide Survivors Group.

Victims Compensation
Trained CVC Staff help victims file for financial compensation.

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