Victim Services

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Help end domestic & sexual violence; become a volunteer counselor/advocate with YWCA York's ACCESS-York & Victim Assistance Center.  Download volunteer information here.


YWCA York has a comprehensive victim services department.  ACCESS-York is a program that seeks to eliminate domestic violence and offer support, education, and a safe environment for victims of domestic violence.  As of January 1, 2008, ACCESS-York became a program of YWCA York.

As of January 1, 2009, the Victim Assistance Center (VAC) became a program of YWCA York. VAC provides crisis intervention, information, advocacy, ongoing counseling, and support to the people of York County who are victims of sexual violence or other violent crimes. VAC and ACCESS lead three countywide task forces to ensure victims of crime receive quality treatment.   

"Ending Sexual Violence Begins With Me" 

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Become a volunteer for ACCESS-York and/or Victim Assistance Center (VAC).


If you or someone you know needs help, please call one of our hotlines:

For domestic violence/abuse: 717.846.5400 or 800.262.8444; In Hanover: 717.637.2235
For sexual violence: 717.854.3131 or 800.422.3204
For a list of resources and phone numbers, please visit our Resources page.