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Safety Planning and Resources

Whether or not the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) becomes a part of your safety plan, it is extremely important when and if you find yourself in a dangerous situation -- you need to have a safety plan. Here are some resources that will be very helpful to you when creating your personal, safety plan:

If you are in IMMEDIATE danger, please call 911 or contact your police department directly.

Tips for Safety Planning
This is not meant to substitute coming up with a safety plan with your local victim service provider.

 

Technology Safety

Myths & Realities

 
Dangerous Situations
These hotline numbers may provide you with confidential assistance nationwide 24 hours a day - 7 days a week:
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.565.HOPE (4673)

Assistance for Safety Planning, Counseling or Relocation
 
Victim Service Providers by Pennsylvania County
A victim service provider who works in a domestic violence, sexual assault or victim service program can help determine if the ACP would be helpful as part of a victim’s overall safety plan. To find a victim service provider in your area, use this county resource list. Or, contact our office at 1.800.563.6399.

If you are a crime victim or think you might be, the Pennsylvania Crime Victims website can assist you in determining your rights as a crime victim.

If your perpetrator has a criminal conviction, these resources may be helpful:
 
Vinewatch is a nationwide website that assists you with finding a perpetrator's custody status.
 
If the perpetrator has a criminal conviction that resulted in a Pennsylvania state sentence, please visit the Office of the Victim Advocate
 
Megan's Law Database for Registered Sex Offenders in Pennsylvania
 

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