Karen Hosler Kispert, PhD, Executive Director
Dana Leahan, Director, Crime Victims Services
Help with funeral expenses
Some funeral homes will accept payment directly from the PA Crime Victims Compensation Fund.
For crime victims and for their families, no matter how long ago the crime happened: Counselors can meet with you in their Media office, in Chester, or over the phone.
Someone to go with you to hearings about your case
A counselor from Delco WAR can go with you to hearings about your case.
Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC) is the only national self-help organization dedicated to the aftermath and prevention of murder.
POMC provides support and information for ALL survivors of homicide victims.
The Delaware County Chapter provides local support through monthly meetings, telephone support and court accompaniment. Living Memorial Gardens, located on Furey Road in Upper Chichester, provide a peaceful space to memorialize and remember loved ones.
Address: Chester City Police Department
160 E. 7th Street, 3rd Floor, Chester, PA 19013
Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-in appointments welcome.
DAP serves Delaware County victims of domestic violence. Confidential, no-cost services include: Hotline, Counseling, Legal, Safe House, and Outreach.
Hannum House, 524 East 14th St, Chester, PA 19013
CSVA provides free therapeutic services to adults who are considered to be vulnerable; people with intellectual disability, people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as members of their circle of support: family members, caregivers, and friends, to expand the circle of emotionally healthy supporters in a person’s life.
301 West 15th St. Chester, PA 19013
Crozer-Keystone Health System employs Delaware County’s largest staff of board-certified and board-eligible psychiatrists. We offer a comprehensive range of services in the areas of mental health and substance abuse, including emergency care, outpatient counseling and inpatient psychiatric treatment.
In addition to individualized treatment consisting of psychotherapy and pharmacologic intervention when indicated, Crozer-Keystone provides a supportive, patient-centered style of care – quiet, nurturing and completely confidential. The team will work with you to find a solution that will help you feel better.
35 E 5th St. Chester, PA 19013
OMNI Health Services Counselors provide guidance and advice to individuals and groups to promote mental health and emotional well-being. Types of issues our clients deal with include substance abuse, marital problems, aging, stress management, and poor self-esteem. Our Counselors help clients express their feelings, identifying personal issues, collecting information about clients, assisting in suicide prevention maintaining treatment records, providing clients with solutions for dealing with their problems.
Chesley Price, Director
S. 20 Olive Street, Suite 303, Media, PA 19063-3228
Senior Victim Services, Office of the District Attorney serves victims of crime in Delaware County age 55 years and older. The organization provides advocacy, assistance, and safety within the criminal justice system and with social service agencies and community organizations, in order to restore older person’s lives and prevent further victimization.