There are three types of protection addressed by the Court:
Protection from Abuse (PFA),
Sexual Violence Protection (SVP), and
Protection from Intimidation (PFI)

To determine the type of protection applicable to you, describe the relationship(s) between the victim(s) and the person from whom protection is needed:

None of the above applies to any of the relationships between the victim and the person from whom protection is needed.


If you need assistance or immediate safe shelter, help is available through the following Hotlines or Domestic Violence programs.

Alle-Kiski HOPE Center
(Alle-Kiski Valley)
1-(888) 299-4673 or
(724) 224-1100
Crisis Center North
(Northern Suburbs of
Allegheny County)
(412) 364-5556 or
(866) 782-0911
Center for Victims
(Mon-Yough area)
(412) 678-4616 or
(866) 644-2882
Women’s Center and Shelter of Pgh
(City of Pittsburgh)
(412) 687-8005 or
text (412) 744-8445