24 hr. Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Hotline    1-888-727-2877

24 hr. Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Hotline
1-888-727-2877

Protection from Abuse Orders

Offering assistance to those who are seeking protection in abusive situations

About this program

What is a Protection Order?

Sexual Violence Protection Orders (SVPO) are designed to protect victims of sexual violence from further abuse and/or intimidation by their abuser, regardless of whether or not criminal charges have been filed.

How can we help?

SA/RCS staff can assist individuals in obtaining Protection From Abuse orders (also known as PFAs) working in conjunction with Mid-Penn Legal Services and county agencies as needed and provide support during the court hearing. Call 1-888-727-2877 or 258-4324 for assistance.