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Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Category of Service: Human Needs

Mission

The mission of Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania is to increase awareness of domestic violence and its effect on the community, to empower those victimized by providing advocacy and safe and effective services, and to work for social change designed to eliminate domestic violence.

Programs and Services

  • Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA (DVSSP) provides safe housing, counseling, legal advocacy, and other important services to individuals and their children who are abused or who are being threatened with abuse in Southwestern PA. We educate communities and empower survivors as we work toward our ultimate goal of eliminating relationship violence for everyone.
  • Our services include: Temporary safe houses; 24/7 hotlines; Empowerment counseling and support groups (in-person, over the phone, and virtual) for residents and non-residents; Legal advocacy programs; Housing and homelessness prevention services; Mental health assessments and therapy for residents and non-residents; Counseling and support services for children and youth.
  • DVSSP also leads prevention efforts in the community aimed at changing attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors to prevent domestic violence from happening in the first place. These efforts include school-based programs that teach young people about managing their emotions and how to have safe and healthy relationships.

Primary Revenue Sources

Federal, state, and local grants and community contributions.

Primary Fundraising Event

Peace Begins at Home Dinner

2020 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-1521327
Revenue$3,240,936.00
Expenses$2,764,280.00
Net Assets$1,987,733.00

Contact

Name:Leslie Orbin
Title:Communications Specialist
E-mail:lo@peacefromdv.org
Web Site:www.peacefromdv.org
Phone:724-223-5481
Address:371 Low Hill Road
Brownsville, PA, 15417

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