The Network of Victim Assistance is a Bucks County Pennsylvania non-profit organization.   NOVA offers personal safety educational programs to children and youth, adults, seniors and individuals with disabilities in schools, community centers and professional settings.   NOVA is also an advocate for victims and victims’ rights. We provide support and accompaniment to all criminal justice proceedings. We speak in support of victims and victims’ rights on the local, state and national levels.   In addition, NOVA provides absolutely free one-on-one short-term counseling to help victims, their families and significant others to identify and work through their thoughts and feelings surrounding their victimization.

In Crisis? Get help 24 hours a day from the Network of Victim Assistance. 800-675-6900.

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News, Events & Training

NOVA Thrift Shop Grand Opening

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Date:  Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm (ribbon cutting ceremony held at 9:45 am)
Place:  2116 Broad Street, Perkasie, PA  18944 (at the corner of Broad St. & Rt. 313)
Join us for refreshments, games, giveaways and raffles to celebrate our new location!

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NO BULLying Run – Save the Date!

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Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 11, 2017

Time:  8:30 AM (1 mile run) and 9:00 AM (5 mile run)
Place:  Doylestown Central Park

More Info:
or call 215-343-6543 or e-mail

Volunteers: Register for Free Crisis Volunteer Training for Hotline

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Registration opens: February 9, 2017
Training session begins:  mid-March 2017
Time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00pm- 9:00pm (6 week, 45 hour session)
Place:  NOVA’s Jamison Office – 2370 York Road, Suite B1
Cost:  Free
To Register:  contact Julie Dugery, Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Outreach at 215-343-6543 or

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Bucks Co Conference on Crimes Against Children

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Date:  March 7, 2017
Time:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Place:  Delaware Valley College
             Life Sciences Building
             700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA  18901
More Information:
Contact:  Erika Goettler, Bucks Co Children’s Advocacy Center at 267-927-0639 or
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Forensic Nursing Conference – Save the Date

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2nd Annual Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia County Regional Forensic Nursing Conference
Friday May 12, 2017
Time:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Place:  Abington Jefferson Health, 1200 Old York Rd, Abington, PA  19001
Cost:  $50.00
We will be applying for CEUs for Registered Nurses and Social Workers.

Topics Include:

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Listen to NOVA’s Executive Director’s Informative Interview

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We are happy to announce that Penny Ettinger, Executive Director of Network of Victim Assistance was recently interviewed on “FCP Conversations Online”.

FCP Conversations Online is a digital broadcast which features community organizations that share FCP’s mission and are making a difference in the lives of our neighbors.

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