The Haven Shelter & Services, Inc. is committed to preventing and eliminating all types of domestic violence and sexual assault within our service area, which includes Westmoreland, Richmond, Essex, Lancaster and Northumberland Counties.
Domestic Violence (DV)/
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
Domestic Violence(DV) or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a pattern of abusive behaviors used by one individual to exert power and control over another individual in the context of an intimate or family relationship.
Sexual Violence (SV) are actions of a sexual nature which is non-consensual and is accomplished through threat, coercion, exploitation, deceit, force, physical or mental incapacitation, and/or power of authority.
Sexual Violence (SV)
No person deserves to be abused.
Everyone deserves healthy relationships.
“The ‘ALL Are Welcome Here’ image was created by the Pennsylvania Cross-Systems Advocacy Coalition, supported by Grant No. 2007-FW-AX-K009, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations included in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women." Visit the NRCDV Access Initiative page for more information.