Friday, August 17, 2012
The Lardin house in Masontown Pennsylvania is sponsoring a fundraiser for DVSSP - Domestic Violence Services of South Western Pennsylvania. It is free to the public and will have an auction for the DVSSP, car show, music, entertainment arts and crafts. Donations will be accepted and can be mailed to the Lardin House Inn 1892 McClellandtown Road Masontown, PA 15461 (724) 583-8310 We are in need of vendors so anyone who wants to sell their arts and crafts call to set up a display. Chinese Auction Items are also in need. Any and all help is appreciated. DVSSP Our Mission The mission of Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA is to increase awareness of domestic violence and its effect on the community, to empower those victimized by providing advocacy and safe and effective services, and to work for social change designed to eliminate domestic violence. PROGRAMS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SAFE SHELTER …Safe shelter for domestic violence victims and their children. (food, clothing, and personal care items for residents) 24 HOUR HOTLINE …24 hour hotline, transportation and intake to Shelter. EMPOWERMENT COUNSELING …Individual face-to-face and hotline counseling for domestic violence victims and their significant others. Advocacy and accompaniment. Information and referrals. LEGAL ADVOCACY …Court accompaniment and assistance with Protection From Abuse Orders. SUPPORT GROUPS … Free informal support groups for anyone directly or indirectly involved in a present or past abusive relationship. Call 724-724-223-0911, 724-852-2373, or 724-439-9500 for more information. CHILDREN'S PROGRAM …Daily children's program for children residing in the Shelter and Fresh Start Transitional Housing program. One-on-one and group counseling through structured activities is facilitated by a children's advocate.