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Domestic Violence Service Center serves Luzerne and Carbon Counties. DVSC provides emergency shelter and direct services to victims of domestic violence and their dependent children.

https://domesticviolenceservice.org/ Tax ID 23-2070668


The mission of DVSC is to work toward the elimination of domestic violence. As we carry on our mission for a violence-free tomorrow, DVSC strives to continue to provide safety, empowerment and self-sufficiency to the victims whose lives have been so tragically altered by violence. For those who are being physically or emotionally abused, we are able to provide you with a safe and comfortable place where you can go immediately. Our confidential and secure shelter will allow you to escape and protect yourself and your children from further abuse. 

DVSC provides emergency shelter and transitional housing; 24-hour hotlines for information and referals, crisis intervention, support, and follow-up counseling; educational and life skills programs; advocacy with other agencies; accompianiment to court hearings for Protection from Abuse Orders; civil legal represenation; children's programs and parenting classes; community and professional education. The services provided by DVSC are free and confidential.