24 HOUR HOTLINE ASSISTANCE

Carbon County

1001 Mahoning Street
Lehighton, PA 18235

(610) 379-0151

Luzerne County

71 North Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

(570) 823-0765

Wyoming County

119 Warren Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

(570) 836-5544

Services

Victims Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of services to meet the special needs of crime victims, to address issues of violence on an individual and community level and to increase the understanding of the impact of crime on victims to improve their quality of care.

What is Identity Theft/Fraud?

Are you a victim?

“Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another individual’s personal data in a way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.” – (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)

You Can Help!

Contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations are important in helping VRC continue its mission. Memorial, Honorary and Matching Gifts are also options for donation.

Victims Have the Right

  • To be notified of certain significant actions and proceedings within the criminal and juvenile justice systems pertaining to their case.
  • To be accompanied at all criminal and all juvenile proceedings by a family member, a victim advocate or other person providing assistance or support.
  • To have assistance in the preparation of, submission of and follow-up on crime victim compensation claims to the Office of Victims’ Services.
COMPENSATION

Victims of crime have the right to be compensated financially for their out of pocket losses due to emotional and physical injuries. We assist victims with properly completing the necessary paperwork to file a claim.

What Can I Expect at VRC?

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VRC services are funded in part by grants from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, United Way of Wyoming Valley, United Way of Greater Hazleton and United Way of Wyoming County. The organization receives funding from individuals and corporate contributors.

VRC is a non-profit 501 c (3) organization. The official organization and financial information for VRC may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling 1.800.732.0999 within Pennsylvania. Registration does not imply endorsement.