Welcome to the Dauphin County

Victim/Witness Assistance Program


Please save the date for our 2016 5K Run/Walk!

This magnificent annual event will be held at

the Carousel Pavilion on City Island, Harrisburg, PA


Saturday, August 20, 2016. 

For more information, check out our 2016 5K Run/Walk page or click  Register
to register for the event on Active.com!

Our Mission

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program strives to reduce the trauma of a crime by empowering and assisting crime victims, witnesses and significant others in reconstructing their lives through advocacy, support, information and referrals.

Your Rights

In Pennsylvania, as a victim of a crime, you are afforded certain rights under the law.  Victim/Witness Assistance Program is here to ensure those rights are protected and enforced throughout your time in the criminal justice system. 

To find out more about your rights as a victim click on the appropriate link:

       Victims of Adult Offenders

       Victims of Juvenile Offenders

Your Privacy

VWAP believes in your right to privacy.

You are important to us and we respect your privacy. You can be assured that your name and information will be held in the strictest confidence.  Victim/Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) strives to address problems that arise due to involuntary involvement in the justice system. The staff of VWAP shall not practice, condone, facilitate, or collaborate with any form of discrimination based on age, marital status, gender or gender identity, political belief, religion, mental disability, or physical disability or sexual orientation.  VWAP is an independent non-profit agency that provides support and assistance to victims of crime in Dauphin County. We provide these services at no cost to victims.

Help Make a Difference


Click on the AmazonSmile logo to shop on Amazon and benefit Victim/Witness at the same time! 

Raise money online for Annual Fund for VWAP
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