York Counties seeking legal assistance have a new resource
VIDEO: Red Sand Project installation at YWCA York
Community members gather to pour red sand into sidewalk cracks as part of a Red Sand Project art installation at YWCA York in York, Friday, January 10, 2020.
A new legal center is opening this week at YWCA York, providing legal services to clients in York County.
The new facility, located at 327 Reinecke Place in York, will provide services to people impacted by violence, with expertise in working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
Services the center will provide include assistance in preparing and filing civil defense petitions, preparing cease and desist letters, security planning, and accompanying victims to interviews with law enforcement. of order, criminal hearings and civil protection hearings.
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The project is funded through an award from the Pennsylvania Department of Community Economic Development’s Neighborhood Assistance Program.
This program provides tax credits to businesses that make charitable donations in support of neighborhood revitalization projects. Community partners include M&T Bank, Northwest Bank, PeoplesBank and Traditions Bank.
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Attorneys are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the York County Judicial Center’s Abuse Protection Office, 45 North George St. as well as at the New Legal Center. located at 45 N. George Street as well as the new Legal Center.
Those interested in legal assistance can call the YWCA York hotline at 1-800-262-8444 or the Judicial Center PFA office at 717-771-9662.
– Contact Matt Enright via email at [email protected] or via Twitter at @Matthew_Enright.