VICTIM/WITNESS ADVOCATE PROGRAM
Victims’ Rights and Services Information
Victim's Rights Book
For Rights as a Victim, Information regarding Domestic Violence, How to Obtain a Protection from Abuse (PFA), Sexual Assault Services, Victim Witness Assistance, Victim’s Compensation, Drunk Driving Services, Child Abuse, Elders Abuse. Victims’ Rights and Services: Click here
Domestic Violence/ Cross Roads Project:
Or call: 1800-598-3998 or 814-768-7200
GET HELP IMMEDIATELY
Clearfield or Jefferson County:
Call the County Crisis Hotline
Drugs and Alcohol
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging
Sometimes older persons neglect their own care or they are so forgetful that their nutritional and medical needs become great. Other times, older persons are neglected or abused by others or they are taken advantage of financially.
For guidance and assistance call 24 hours a day at 1-800-233-0249.
All calls are kept confidential in accordance with the law.
Due to the confidential and urgent nature of these situations please refrain from the use of email for reporting cases of abuse. Instead, please use the phone number provided above that is always available.
Our purpose is to protect older adults and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by investigating and providing or arranging services necessary to alleviate or prevent further abuse.
Handling of Bad Check/Theft By Deception Incidents
Reference is made to Section 3922, Theft by Deception, and Section 4105, Bad Checks, and defined in the Crimes Code of Pennsylvania. Time limits for reporting both closed account and NSF bad check cases must be received by Sandy Township Police Department within four (4) months of date of issuance to be eligible for follow-up investigation. This requirement may be waived in exceptional cases by the financial crimes detective or a supervisor. The Department's policy for handling check cases is as follows: