Violence Intervention and Prevention Services

YWCA Violence Intervention and Prevention Program            24-Hour Hotline 1-800-654-1211

CEO, Tina L. Nixon and VIP Department staff receiving the 2012 Governor's Pathfinder Award. The award is the most prestigious award that Pennsylvania gives to a victim service professional or program.  It is presented to those who have made notable contributions to the community served, or for services provided to victims of crime.

Volunteer Training

Individuals interested in volunteering with victims of domestic violence or sexual assault should download and complete the Violence Intervention and Prevention services volunteer application. For more information, contact Sarah Lawver at or 717-238-7273 x3023.

Adult Survivors Support Group

Domestic Violence Support Group: Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Sexual Assault Support Group: Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 2 p.m.

Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Call 717-238-7273 for location.

Related Resources

Prom Night: An educational theatre program about relationship violence. Download Prom Night brochure.

Teen Dating Violence:  Visit the Love is Respect website.


Rhonda Hendrickson
Director of Violence Intervention and Prevention Services
YWCA Greater Harrisburg
1101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: (717) 724-2252
Fax: 717-234-1779

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