FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2018
Statewide Victims’ Needs Assessment
Survey Begins in Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA. — The Pennsylvania
Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) recently announced the release of
two statewide, online surveys to assist PCCD in assessing victim service needs
throughout the Commonwealth.
on Monday, January 15, 2018, the online questionnaires – which can be found
at www.pacrimevictims.com – will be open until Wednesday, February 28, 2018. One survey is designed for victims of crime
and members of their immediate household who have been directly impacted by
crime, and the other survey is specifically for community stakeholders, victim
service providers, related criminal justice practitioners and other community
members who wish to provide input on how to improve and enhance the delivery of
services to victims of crime, with a focus on unmet needs and gaps in services.
were developed by PCCD’s Office of Victims’ Services and researchers from the
Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The information collected is
confidential. The aggregate results of the surveys will be available in
March 2018 on a county wide basis. This report will be posted on the Pa Crime
any questions regarding the needs assessment, or for assistance in taking the
survey, please contact PCCD at 717-787-2040.
For additional information on services available to victims of crime,
visit www.pacrimevictims.com or download our “PA Crime Victims” App through the iPhone
App Store or Google Play Store.
Our Mission is to enhance the quality, coordination and planning
within the criminal and juvenile justice systems, to facilitate the delivery of
services to victims of crime, and to increase the safety of our communities.
MEDIA CONTACT: Kirsten Kenyon, (717)