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.
We offer personal safety educational programs to children and youth, adults, seniors and individuals with disabilities in schools, community centers and professional settings in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
NOVA is 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.
Free one-on-one short-term counseling to help victims & their families work through their thoughts & feelings surrounding their victimization. Services provided in English, Spanish (Español), Korean (한국어), Mandarin (普通话), Romanian (Română) and Portuguese (Português).
Help Support the Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC):
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Are you interested in being trained in the child sexual abuse prevention training Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children? NOVA has 3 open trainings coming up this summer (dates and locations below). Call Grace at (215) 343-6543 or email at email@example.com to register for this FREE training.
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Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, runners and walkers! Without you the day would not have been a success!
2018 Year’s Results: 5 Mile & 1 Mile Results for 2018
Thank you to our 2018 TITLE Sponsor:
Penn Community Bank
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
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:
Guest Opinion: Let’s foster a culture where victims feel they can speak out
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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