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

Human Trafficking Conference: Building Awareness & Taking Action in Bucks County

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Date: January 9, 2018 (Snow Date: Jan. 10)
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building, 700 East Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
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Please join us for the inaugural BCAT conference that brings together healthcare providers, law enforcement,… Continue reading

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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Open to anyone with an interest in community crisis… Continue reading

After Las Vegas shootings: What do we tell the kids?

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Parent Child Talking

This guide offers thoughts on how parents can help their children process Monday’s terrible news out of Las Vegas.

https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA12-4732/SMA12-4732.pdf

Trauma Support Groups Forming

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Trauma-Informed Yoga Group – forming for the spring

TREM Group (Trauma Recorvery and Empowerment Model) – forming for adult women survivors of sexual trauma.  Starting in the fall in Perkasie and in the Fairless Hills Office.

Parent of Teenage Survivors of Sexual Trauma – Support group forming in Fairless Hills office 

Male Survivors of… Continue reading

Training on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse at BCCC

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Do you need Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse training?

All health-related licensed professionals and funeral directors, who are licensed through the Department of State, are required under ACT 31 of 2014 in PA to receive 3 hours of training on Mandated Reporting as a condition of renewal for their license. This training is approved by… Continue reading

Trauma Informed Yoga Group

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NOVA was awarded a grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to bring Trauma Informed Yoga Groups to NOVA’s clients. Extensive research through Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center has proven that yoga is an effective strategy for treating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Survivors of sexual trauma often struggle with feeling unsafe and… Continue reading

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