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

Painting with a Purpose

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50% of ticket sales support the Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center!
Date:
  Friday, April 26, 2019
Time:  6:30pm to 8:30pm
Place:  998 Second Street Pike, Richboro, PA  18954
Cost:  $35/person
Tickets: REGISTER NOW
More Information:  Call Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center at 267-927-0639 or Painting With a Twist… Continue reading

2019 Elder Abuse Symposium – Registration Open

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

DATE: Thursday, May 23, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am to 4:15 pm
PLACE: Bucks County Community College, Zlock Performing Arts Center, 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
COST: Free
REGISTER NOW

In September 2000, William… Continue reading

Free Training on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

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Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors. This training uses a practical, five-step approach to prevention and response that enables… Continue reading

Forensic Nursing Conference

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Hosted by Abington – Jefferson Health FNE Team and Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)

DATE: May 31, 2019
TIME: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
PLACE: Abington Jefferson Health, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
COST: $60 (Includes breakfast and lunch. Check or credit card. No refunds for cancellations.)
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Join NOVA’s Speaker’s Bureau

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NOVA invites you to join with our staff and volunteers to help spread the word about our programs and services so that everyone in the Bucks community knows where to get the help they need to exercise their rights in the criminal justice system and to recover from the physical, emotional and financial trauma of… Continue reading

Fostering a Culture Where Victims Can Speak Out

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NOVA’s Executive Director, Penny Ettinger, wrote an Opinion piece to the Bucks County Courier Times.
We would like to hear your opinion!  Please go to the article and leave a comment on the bottom:
http://buckscountycouriertimes.com/opinion/20180105/guest-opinion-lets-foster-culture-where-victims-feel-they-can-speak-out

Guest Opinion: Let’s foster a culture where victims feel they can speak out

So many of… Continue reading

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