Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (VSC)
Victim Services of Montgomery County - VSC Advocacy Services
Advocates at VSC are available to act as a liaison within the criminal justice system and to provide support, encouragement, information and assistance to victims of crime and their significant others. VSC has a strict policy of confidentiality. State law requires us to protect information shared by sexual assault survivors.

Advocacy Services
- Inform victim/survivor's of their rights (Victim Bill of Rights - Act 111 of 1998)
- Crisis Intervention
- In-person advocacy and support during criminal justice proceedings
- Hospital, court and police accompaniments
- Assistance with Victim Impact Statements
- Assistance with filing for Victims Compensation
- Assistance with Crime Victim Notification Program
- Information and referrals to appropriate community resources

The VSC advocate is committed to ensuring that:
- The victim/survivor is treated with dignity, compassion and respect during the course of the criminal proceeding;
- The victim/survivor has full knowledge of their rights as a victim of crime in Pennsylvania;
- The victim/survivor is fully informed during each step of the process; and
- The victim/survivors permission is sought prior to any action taken.
325 Swede Street
2nd Floor
Norristown, PA 19401
Eligibility: VSC serves all residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender or income level. Client must either be a resident of Montgomery County or the crime had to have occurred in Montgomery County. Victims do not have to report crime to law enforcement to receive services from VSC.
Hours: Remote or in-person: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Crisis Hotline Services: 24/7
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 277-0932 Main Business
  • (610) 277-0932 Main Business
  • (610) 277-6386 Fax
  • (888) 521-0983 Crisis Line 24 Hour Toll Free Crisis Hotline
  • (888) 521-0983 Crisis Line 24 Hour Toll Free Crisis Hotline
  • (610) 277-0932 Main
  • (888) 521-0983 Hotline
  • (610) 277-6386 Fax
  • (610) 277-4781 Other
Email Address: vscmontcopa@vscmontcopa.org
Intake Procedure: Call VSC's hotline for information or submit a request for Advocacy services through our website at:


https://www.victimservicescenter.org/advocacy
Fee Amounts: Free; None
Helpful Tips: VSC's Advocacy Services Brochure: http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/cd75c3_c795ed95ba7b5f731a94d9d3df33dc5a.pdf
Facility/ADA access: Handicap access is available.
Languages Spoken: Any language spoken using free interpreter translation services.
Service Contact: Advocate
Public Transportation: Septa Transportation Center is located two blocks from office.
Insurance Accepted: N/A
Services:
  • Court Ordered Victim Restitution Services
  • Crime Victim Support
  • General Crisis Intervention Hotlines
  • In Person Crisis Intervention
  • Sexual Assault Hotlines
  • Tenant Rights Information/Counseling
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Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (VSC)
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