Every victim of domestic violence has a unique story and set of circumstances. CCN is committed to supporting and empowering any victim regardless of where they are on their personal journey through our free and confidential services. In addition, trainings and presentations are available to educate the community to help break the cycle of violence.
All of the services provided by Crisis Center North are made possible through the commitment and generosity of committed community members and organizations. There are many ways to be a part of CCN’s mission, whether by offering your personal expertise as a board member, supporting CCN events, making donations, or just spreading the word.
Penny, the first domestic violence canine advocate in Allegheny County and the first shelter dog in the State to provide courtroom support to victims, died peacefully on Monday, June 26, at the elderly age of 16. Penny served as a trendsetter in the state, opening the doors for other canine advocates in courtrooms, and was recognized nationally for her work. In her career, she provided emotional support to countless victims with her calm demeanor, strong presence, and intuitive understanding of how to help those in need.