MISSION STATEMENT
Victim Services Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation chartered in 1983 to provide quality comprehensive services for victims of sexual assault and violent crimes regardless of race, sex, age, mental or physical handicap, religion, ethnic background and sexual orientation, social and financial circumstances, who request our services by giving victims the freedom to make informed choices within a confidential, supportive, nonjudgmental environment by caring, sensitive staff and volunteers. It is our goal to help the client regain power and control over their lives. Our educational programs are presented in an informative manner and in professional atmosphere.
Services are available to all residents in the communities of Cambria and Somerset Counties. Prevention education programs are presented in all area schools from preschool through grade twelve in an age-appropriate, culturally-sensitive manner that provides for an interactive learning experience in the two-county area. In addition our agency provides programs to community groups and trainings to human service providers, law enforcement personnel, hospital personnel, and other professionals in the communities of Cambria and Somerset Counties. All programs are presented in an informative and professional manner and most programs can be adapted to meet the needs of specific populations and age groups.
The business and affairs of the Corporation is managed by a Board of Directors who are representatives of the two-county area. The responsibility of the Board of Directors is to set policy and oversee the business and affairs of the corporation by appointing a president, 1st vice president and 2nd vice president, treasurer and secretary.
Board of Directors
2011-2012
President
Charles E. Howard

First Vice President
Connie Bennett

Second Vice President
Jacqueline Knapp

Secretary
Nancy Moses

Treasurer
Rosemarie Midderhoff
Member at Large
Carol Harding
Charles Howard
Kevin Persio, Esq.
Christine Fisher
Sharon Delic
Jason Hunter
Joseph R. Ritter

Executive Director
Michael J. Oliver MA
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