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

Brave Miss World- Two Film Screenings

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BRAVE MISS WORLD tells the story of 18-year old former Miss World, Linor Abargil, who was abducted and raped just prior to the pageant, and her inspiring journey from teenage victim to empowered survivor, lawyer and advocate.

Wednesday, April 15, 6:30 pm – Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building, 700 E Butler Ave,… Continue reading

Candlelight Tribute for Victims of Crime

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Date:  Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm Reception, 6:30 pm Tribute
Place:  Newtown Friends Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, Newtown, PA

The candlelight tribute at Newtown Friends Meeting brings together
victims, their families, law enforcement personnel, members of the
judicial system, community leaders and supporters of the victims’
rights movement.Continue reading

Training on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse

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Effective January 1, 2015, all health-related licensed professionals in PA, who are licensed through the Department of State, are required under ACT 31 of 2014 in PA to receive training on Mandated Reporting as a condition of renewal for their license.

Protecting children is the responsibility of us all. Anybody who suspects that a child… Continue reading

Conversation With Elected Officials: Removing Barriers to Economic Self-Sufficiency

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Bucks County Women's Advocacy Coalition

Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
Time: 8:00 to 10:15 a.m. (Program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.)
Place: BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Church, 2014 W. Street Road, Warminster, PA 18976
Cost:  Free
RSVP here

Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition is holding their annual Conversation With Elected Officials.  Elected officials and other citizens… Continue reading

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training Program

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Date:  Tues. and Wed. – April 21, 22, 28, 29 and May 5 (40 hours)
Time:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Place:  Bucks County Community College
Cost:  $500 (includes training materials, continental breakfast and lunch)
Register:  BCCC at 215-968-8409 or call Janet Baker, Center for Allied Health at Janet.baker@bucks.edu or… Continue reading

Wear Teal Day in Bucks County

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Wear Teal Day – April 24, 2015.

Teal is the color chosen to represent and raise awareness for sexual assault survivors.  Please join us in wearing something teal to show your support for victims of sexual violence and for those working to end violence in our homes, communities, and nation.
Thank you… Continue reading

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