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In Need of Domestic Violence Services?


If you are the victim of domestic abuse there are many great, local resources available.

Most importantly, if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911 to seek immediate assistance. Help is also available by calling Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster at 717-299-249.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers a toll-free number, 800-799-SAFE (7233), that is staffed by highly trained experts and is available in more than 200 languages. Chat is also available and both are confidential.

Community Action Partnership (CAP) offers a domestic violence safe house, as well as a wealth of resources and information for victims of domestic violence.

YWCA Lancaster has extensive services available for abuse victims.

Information and resources are also available from the staff at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.