Pennsylvania's General Assembly has determined that public safety will be enhanced by making information about registered sex offenders available to the public through the Internet. Knowledge whether a person is a registered sex offender could be a huge factor in protecting yourself and your family members.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is an organization that provides information and referrals on domestic violence services.
MADD is an organization dedicated to providing emotional, legal and financial support to victims as the result of drunk driving.
The Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA) provides victims with post-sentencing services including notifying, assisting, and representing victims regarding their offenders before the PA Board of Probation and Parole, and the PA Department of Corrections.
The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) provides a notification service for victims regarding the transfer of their offender to a mental health care facility. An enrollment form and other important information are available through DPW.
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has established an elder abuse unit and a child predator unit. OAG also focuses on protecting people from fraud and identity theft.