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A Woman's Place 
P.O. Box 299 
Doylestown, PA 18901

24 HOUR HOTLINE: 
1-800-220-8116  
(administrative office) 
215-343-9241 
Fax: 215-343-3411

Telephone and short-term individual in-person counseling for victims/survivors and their children; emergency shelter for victim/survivors and their children 
9:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (administration). 
Free. 

A Woman's Place - Satellite office: 
327 Mill Street 
Bristol, PA 19007

215-781-9134

Short-term individual in-person counseling for victim/survivors and their children; Spanish speaking staff available; call for an appointment. 
10:00 am to 4:00pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 2:00pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday. 
Free. 

Domestic Violence Program 
Bensalem Township Police Department 
2400 Byberry Road 
Bensalem, PA 19020

215-633-3735 
Fax: 215-633-3699 
or 215-633-3656

Program helps domestic violence victims of all ages primarily in Bensalem Township but all calls will be returned; case management services provide referrals to appropriate public and private agencies and supportive follow-up; anyone with questions is encouraged to call; referrals will be made if appropriate. The program, which works closely with A Woman's Place, also aims to increase public education in the area of domestic violence. 
8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday; leave message anytime. 
Free.

Legal Aid

Legal Aid Domestic Abuse 
100 Union Street 
Doylestown, PA 18901

215-348-0445

Assistance in filing Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders; legal advocacy and representation; court accompaniment; clients can drop-in to be served. 
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. 
Free.

Detection & Referral

Domestic Violence Task Force 
Bucks County Health Improvement Project 
c/o Warminster Hospital 
225 Newtown Road 
Warminster, PA 18974

215-441-6937 
Fax: 215-441-5677

A joint effort underway involving all seven hospitals in Bucks County, the Bucks County Department of Health, and A Woman's Place to train hospital staff and physicians to detect and refer patients who are victims of domestic violence. Screening of all female patients is the goal, as well as heightened awareness of domestic violence within the health care community and increased referrals to social service organizations. 
The Task Force also seeks to increase the role of hospitals and the Health Department in community education about domestic violence and to involve more police officers and district justices in its efforts. 
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. 
Free.

Support Groups

A Woman's Place 
PO Box 299 
Doylestown, PA 18901

24 HOURHOTLINE: 
1-800-220-8116

Community-based support groups for victims/survivors meet weekly in Bensalem, Bristol, Doylestown, Newtown, and Perkasie at various times; woman-to-woman violence and teen dating violence support groups formed on an as-needed basis; support groups for child witnesses are offered several times a year; support groups for survivors of domestic violence wanting to work on other issues are offered several times a year. 
Must call 24 Hour Hotline for support group information. 
Free.

Fathers' & Children's Equality, Inc. 
Bucks County FACE 
PO Box 1788 
Bensalem, PA 19020

Hotline 610-688-4746 
215-322-3464 
Fax 215-322-7611 
E-mailbucks@paface.org
Website:www.paface.org  

Self -help/support group in Bucks County whose purpose is to assist non-custodial parents with their difficulties. Among our programs is one that helps with domestic violence problems. We assist men who are victims of violence, and teach men to not be violent with their families or anyone else. 
Meetings every other Monday at 7:00 p.m. (visit website for dates) 
104 Berry Lane Feasterville, PA 19053

Counseling For Abusers

Menergy Center 
7135 Germantown Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19119

215-242-2235 
www.menergy.org

Treatment program for males 19 and older who are abusive to their intimate partners; 33-week intensive program: first three sessions are one hour individual evaluations, next ten weeks are two hour psychoeducational group sessions, and last 20 weeks are interactive therapy group sessions. Individual and couple counseling available. Accepted by courts, probation and parole as domestic abuse, batterer and anger management treatment in Philadelphia and surrounding counties. 9:00am to 9:00pm, Monday to Friday; leave message at any time. 
Sliding scale from $35 to $100 per individual session and $25 to $50 per group session. 
.

S.A.F.E. (Supportive Alliance for Family Empowerment) 
Bucks County Peace Centers 
102 West Maple Avenue 
Langhorne, PA 19047

215-750-7220 
Fax: 215-750-9237

Groups for men and women to help them stop the violence in their relationships; the focus is on learning how to control oneself instead of controlling others to get one's needs met. Meets in the evenings (varies according to the number of groups needed) in Langhorne. Call to schedule an interview. 
10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. 
$25 per week; sometimes sliding scale.

Administrative Office:

Central Bucks Unit:

55 East Court Street, 7th Floor
Bucks County Courthouse
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (215) 348-6634
Fax: (215) 348-6691

55 East Court Street, 7th Floor
Bucks County Courthouse
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (215) 348-6102
Fax: (215) 348-6253

 

 






Lower Bucks Units:

Upper Bucks Unit:

600 Louis Drive, Suite 100
Warminster, PA  18974
Phone: (215) 444-2600
Fax: (215) 444-2602

261 California Drive, Suite 3
Government Services Center
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone: (215) 529-7081
Fax: (215) 529-7138