Founded in 1975, PCAR is the oldest state coalition in the country. Its purpose is to advocate for services for all victims/survivors of sexual assault and to increase the public's understanding of sexual violence. What began as a small, determined group of women from several centers in urban areas has grown to an establishment of 51 rape crisis centers servings all 67 counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PCAR is PASSAGES, Inc largest funding source.
Authorized under Act 274 of 1978, PCCD oversees criminal and juvenile justice planning, coordination and policy analysis. In addition, PCCD administrates state and federal funding programs which are separated into four funding streams: The victim/witness services provisions of State Act 96 of 1984 (VS); the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act of 1974 (JJDP); the federal Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA); and the federal Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 Drug Control and Systems Improvement program (DCSI). PASSAGES, Inc. receives funding from the federal VOCA program to provide services to victims of sexual assault.
The mission of the United Way of Clarion County is to increase awareness of Clarion County residents to human, economic, health, educational, and cultural needs within the County and to raise funds through a community-wide campaign.
The goal of the Dubois Area United Way is to raise sufficient funds to meet the requests of all our member agencies and to run a cost efficient operation, minimizing the administrative fees assessed on all donations.
The Clarion County Commissioners provide funding to agencies each year to assist them in enhancing the quality of life in Clarion County.
Any additional funds to help enhance services are acquired through fundraising efforts by the Board of Directors, Volunteers and Staff of PASSAGES, Inc.
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