DVS offers crisis intervention and safety planning via a 24/7 hotline and text line, a continuum of safe housing options from emergency shelter to transitional housing to assistance with permanent housing, empowerment counseling, children’s programming, and legal advocacy and representation. All services are free of charge and strictly confidential. DVS hosts professional trainings and community education programming for schools, businesses and community and faith-based organizations.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, help is just a phone call away.
DVS 24-Hour Hotline
Collect Calls Accepted
- Text SAFE to 61222
National Domestic Violence
- 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Tips for domestic abuse victims
- Leave the scene immediately
- Go to a neighbor’s home
- Call 9-1-1 and explain your situation
- Call our hotline at 717.299.1249
- Follow through with whatever action you decide to take!
DVS provides free, confidential services and is committed to serving all victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. Facilities are handicapped-accessible.