The Domestic Violence Program at Geisinger provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, prevention activities, advocacy, and leadership to the health care community aimed at eradicating violence and sexual abuse. Medical advocacy is the health care-based identification of domestic violence and sexual abuse victims seeking support, information, education, resources and follow-up services through medical treatment within the health care setting.
Services are provided to all victims of domestic abuse or sexual assault and their children, as well as those who need support for a loved one who has been hurt. All services are free, confidential and available 24 hours per day/7days per week.
- Crisis intervention during medical visits
- Supportive counseling
- Goal and safety planning
- Options and referrals
- Education for health care professionals
- Advocacy for systems change
Geisinger Medical Center Women's Pavilion
100 N. Academy Rd.
Danville, PA 17822
(570) 271-5473 Office
(570) 784-6631 24hrs/7days a week hotline
1-800-544-8293 Toll free hotline