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

No BULLying Run 2016 – REGISTER NOW

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Date:  Sunday, June 12, 2016
Place:  Doylestown Central Park
Time:  8:30 am 1 mile fun run & 9:00 am for 5 mile run
1 mile fun run – $10/person
5 mile run – $25/person
Team of 5+ runners – $20/person
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2016 Neff Symposium Taking Registrations

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13th Annual William J. Neff Sr. Symposium on the Prevention of Crimes Against Older Adults

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940, Gateway Center Auditorium
Cost:  Free Event – limited to 300 people
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Finding Kind – Film Screening

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Date:  Sunday, June 5, 2016
Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Place:  County Theater, 20 East State St., Doylestown, PA  18901
Cost:  Free – seating is first come, first served
Flyer:  Click Here (pdf 573KB)

NOVA is hosting a screening of the film Finding Kind a documentary made by two… Continue reading

Kids and Social Media – Keeping them Safe

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Watch the video to get valuable online safety tips from Steve Doerner, NOVA’s Victim Advocate Coordinator.

In fairness, it’s completely understandable.  For some parents who were born and raised in a world more familiar with a telegram than Instagram, social media can seem to be an incoherent and manufactured world of selfies,… Continue reading

KCIT Basic Crisis Response Training June 2016

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The Keystone Crisis Intervention Team (KCIT) provides crisis intervention services to victims of crime and their communities in the aftermath of a traumatic event in Pennsylvania.
  June 6 to 9, 2016
Place:  Hampton Inn Williamsburg Square, State College, PA
Cost:  $200 – includes hotel, training materials, breakfast & lunch each day
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NOVA’s Executive Director Announces Retirement After 25 Years

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After 25 years of excellent leadership, Barbara P. Clark is preparing to step down in 2016 from her position as executive director of Network of Victim Assistance and the agency is launching a search for a new executive director.

“The Board of Directors is deeply grateful to Barbara for her vision, her passion for NOVA’s… Continue reading

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