Hotlines, Links and Guides

Help for Victims of Abuse

Preventing Child Abuse

Support for Families

Legal Help and Other Information

  • Northwestern Legal Services – Call 814-452-6949 or 1-800-665-6957. Northwestern Legal Services assists low income individuals and families by guiding them through the legal system.
  • Megan’s Law – Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law, 42 Pa.C.S § 9799.32(1), requires the Pennsylvania State Police to create and maintain a registry of persons who reside, or are transient, work/carry on a vocation, or attend school in the commonwealth and who have either been convicted of, entered a plea of guilty to, or have been adjudicated delinquent of certain sexual offenses in Pennsylvania or another jurisdiction.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway – Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency and well-being of children, youth and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption and more.
  • Postpartum Help – Call the National Postpartum Depression Hotline at 1-800-PPD-MOMS