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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
#SAAM Events with CVC
Month-Long Fundraiser
Roseann's Hair Studio
Phoenixville, PA
Throughout April
Stop Violence, Rinse, Repeat

Our neighbors at Roseann's Hair Studio will be holding a month-long fundraiser, in which a portion of the money raised throughout April will be donated to CVC.

We thank this local business for their support!

550 Kimberton Road
Phoenixville PA 19460

Candlelight Vigil & Memorial Service
Central Presbyterian Church
Downingtown, PA
Thursday, April 12
6:30 pm

On this special night, we will remember loved ones who were lost to violent crime and will hear from speakers whose lives have been forever impacted.

The service will conclude with a short Candlelight Walk to the Victims’ Memorial in Kardon Park, Downingtown (weather permitting).

This event is free and open to the public.
Film Screening:
The Hunting Ground
A Partnership with the Colonial Theatre, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, and CVC
The Colonial Theatre
Wednesday, April 18
7:00 pm

To raise awareness about sexual assault and educate the community about how to prevent sexual violence, the CVC and CCFWG present the acclaimed documentary The Hunting Ground followed by a panel discussion.

*Admission is Free but attendees are encouraged to make a donation to the presenting organizations during the event.
The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc. is holding its 23rd Annual Race Against Violence here in downtown West Chester. 

Our organization, which is celebrating its 45th birthday this year, provides free support to local victims of crime and violence all throughout Chester County. 

Race details, route, age brackets, prizes, and other information can be found by clicking the button below.

Platinum Level
The Shelton Family

Digital Media Sponsor
Fig West Chester

T-Shirt Sponsor
Chester County Women's Commission

Gold Level
Malvern Collision
Franklin Mint FCU
Brutscher, Foley, Milliner & Land, LLP
Communications Test Design, Inc.
Herr Potts and Potts

Silver Level
Rothwell Document Solutions, Inc.
Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP
Brandywine Valley Heating and Air Conditioning
McCallin Law, LLC
iPipeline, Inc.
Pettine Law Offices, LLC.
Rigg Darlington Group

Bronze Level
Buckley, Brion, McGuire & Morris Attorneys at Law
Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio
Miller's Insurance Agency
Landis & Setzler, P.C .
Learn more about #SAAM
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. 

Our agency has several events throughout the month to raise this awareness on a local level here in Chester County.

Check out our upcoming events and follow us on social media throughout the month for ways that you can help.
Giving Campaign Update
CVC 's Help Give Victims Hope Campaign launched in November 2017 and has received more than $41,000 to date.

Please help us to keep that total climbing! Your contributions have a direct impact on our services to local victims and their families.

This campaign will continue until the end of the fiscal year: June 30, 2018.
Not Your Average Fundraiser
CVC was invited next door to StreamGeeks, video streaming experts, to do a pilot fundraiser LIVE through YouTube.

There were balloons, bubble cannons, and confetti triggered in real time determined by the donations that came in.

We thank our neighbors at StreamGeeks for the platform to share our agency's story, and to ultimately raise $1,000 during the course of the interview.
CVC to Collaborate with Immaculata University for "Its On Us PA" Grant Program
CVC will be partnering with Immaculata University as part of the 2018 “Its On Us PA” grant program which focuses on combating sexual violence on university campuses. 

The University was recently awarded a grant under the “It’s on Us PA” program and will use the funding to expand sexual violence resources and education on Immaculata’s campus with CVC’s direction on policy review, training, awareness, and prevention strategies.
Stewards of Children : Child Sexual Abuse Training Underway
  • Learn how to minimize opportunities for child sexual abuse.
  • Have age-appropriate conversations about sex and boundaries.
  • Recognize red flags and react responsibly.

This program is facilitated by the Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc., a nonprofit organization serving victims of crime in Chester County. This is part of a three-year County wide program to educate 5% of the adult population on the prevention of child sexual abuse. To set up a training or for more information, please use the contact information below.

FREE refreshments and FREE and open to the public. Space is limited, reserve your seat by contacting Deborah Ryan at 610-692-1926 x220 or DeborahR@cvcofcc.org .
Wednesday, March 28
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Phoenixville Borough Hall
351 Bridge Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Space is limited, please RSVP.
Wednesday, April 25
5:00 - 7:00 pm
West Goshen Township
Admin Building
1025 Paoli Pike
West Chester PA 19380
Space is limited, please RSVP.
To set up a presentation or RSVP, please contact Deborah Ryan at
610-692-1926 x220 or DeborahR@cvcofcc.org.