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.