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

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Although domestic abuse has seen a decline in recent years, there are still millions — millions — of Americans who endure it each year, whether it’s sexual, physical, or emotional in nature.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Below is a collection of resources in the hopes that it will inform or help you or a… Continue reading

Bucks County Choral Society Collaborates with NOVA

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Hope & Remembrance Fall Concert

DATE:  Sunday, October 23, 2016
TIME:  4:00 pm
PLACE:  Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Cold Spring Creamery Rd., Doylestown, PA
COST:  $24 in advance and $29 at the door.  Group tickets at $17 (purchase 10 or more) and students $10.
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Training on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse at BCCC

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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

Langhorne Players’ NOVA Nights

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The 2nd Friday of every production this season at Langhorne Players will be designated as NOVA Night. Join them, and a portion of your ticket will go towards NOVA services.
Date:  Fri., Oct. 21, 2016 (Bach at Leipzig)
Place:  Spring Garden Mill in Tyler State Park, 1440 Newtown-Richboro Rd., Newtown, PA  18940
Purchase Tickets: … Continue reading

No BULLying Run 2016 – RESULTS ARE IN…

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Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and participants for another great year! RUN RESULTS 2016:

Thank you for your participation in this AMAZING event and helping to raise awareness against bullying…….one step at a time!

More information:



Statistics on bullying from… Continue reading

Program to Respond to Victims of Sexual Assault

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NOVA Develops County-wide Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Article can be found in the June/July 2016 Bucks County Women’s Journal –
For More Information on the SANE Program Contact:  Debbie Nugent at 215-343-6543 or

Lucia Giron, BSN, RN, SANE, and Cynthia Vingara Wallace, RN, SANE, both… Continue reading

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