About Wawa & Area Victim Services

Mission Statement

By offering coordinated services & volunteer support, Victim Services assists and empowers victims* of crime & tragedy, & survivors of sexual assault & abuse—resulting in stronger & safer communities.

*Our clients are 16 years & older & live within 1/2 hour radius from Wawa.

Organizational Vision

Wawa & Area Victim Services is a unique hybrid program delivering innovative & responsive services to victims of crime & tragedy & survivors of sexual assault, within a strong network of volunteers & partnerships.

Role of Victim Services

  • To provide crisis intervention, emotional support, practical assistance, information and referrals to individuals affected by crime and tragic circumstances.
  • To reduce the likelihood of further harm by helping a client identify and address safety issues.
  • To help clients identify their needs and concerns, and develop strategies to address them.