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Our Mission

The mission of Schuylkill Hope Center for Victims of Domestic Violence is to offer help, hope, and healing for those impacted by intimate partner violence or sexual abuse through crisis intervention, shelter, education, and advocacy for social change.

Our Vision

Schuylkill Hope Center envisions a community where every person lives free from abuse and the fear of violence.


Our Values

  • Empowerment – We support program participants in making their own life decisions. Hope Center celebrates our team’s diverse talents in helping us fulfill our mission.
  • Integrity – We value integrity. Hope Center encourages an organization that demonstrates the highest ethical standards; honestly and fairness. We expect our actions to be consistent with our words and our words to be consistent with our intentions.
  • Justice – We strive to create a community where domestic violence and sexual assault are no longer tolerated, and where the principles of fairness and equality, including equal access to resources, are extended to all.
  • Respect – We value the dignity of all individuals, appreciating our differences and cultural and ethnic diversity.
  • Safety – We believe that the physical, emotional, and psychological safety of all individuals is a basic human right.
  • Social Change – We advocate for social change focusing on societal behaviors, values, or institutions that create oppression.