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

Community Crisis Response Conference

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Date:  May 2 to 4, 2018
Place:  Ramada Conference and Golf Hotel, 1450 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA  16801
Cost: $150 for Full Attendance, $50 for May 4th Keynotes only (fee includes meals during conference)
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Painting with a Purpose

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Date:  Friday, May 4, 2018
Time:  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Place:  998 Second Street Pike, Richboro, PA 18954
Cost:  $35 a person (50% of ticket sales will support the Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center – a program of NOVA’s)
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2018 Elder Abuse Symposium – Save the Date

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


SAVE THE DATE for the next symposium on Tues., May 22, 2018 at Bucks County Community College.
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In September 2000, William J. Neff, Sr., an 83 year old man with Alzheimer’s, residing at a… Continue reading

Forensic Nursing Conference – SAVE the DATE

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The Third Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing Conference
hosted by Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health and Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Date: Friday, June 1, 2018
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Abington Jefferson Health, 1200 Old York Rd, Abington, PA 19001

• How Trauma, Victimization and Addiction… Continue reading


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Run, Walk, Stroll or Roll Against Bullying!  Join us for family friendly activities, raffles and character appearances!
Date:  June 10, 2018
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Time:  7:30 am (registration opens) 8:30 am (1 mile fun run) and 9:00 am (5 mile run)
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Bucks Co Conference on Crimes Against Children

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Save the Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Place: Delaware Valley University

The 7th Annual Bucks County Conference on Crimes Against Children focuses on the multidisciplinary team approach for recognizing and investigating crimes against children. The objective of this conference is to provide resources to professionals practicing in the field of child abuse investigation, treatment… Continue reading

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