Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we continually go the extra mile to fulfill our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community. The Fleming Trauma System and Mattioli Level I Trauma Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, the first trauma center in Pennsylvania and the largest in the region, provides the highest level of trauma care available for both adults and children.

Trauma specialties at LVH–Cedar Crest
When you need top-level emergency care, LVH–Cedar Crest is here to provide it. We offer comprehensive trauma, burn and neurology emergency services, 24/7.

  • Geriatric trauma: Our section for geriatric trauma was established in 2004 at LVH–Cedar Crest. Our geriatricians use an interdisciplinary team approach in collaboration with fellowship-trained acute care surgeons and intensivists.
  • Burn care: The Walter J. and June H. Okunski Burn Recovery Center is Pennsylvania’s largest burn recovery center and is verified to treat adults and children by the American Burn Association and American College of Surgeons.
  • Pediatric emergency care: LVH–Cedar Crest is home to the region's only Children’s ER, staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency physicians, in addition to board-certified emergency physicians. We are prepared to care for your child in a caring and child-friendly environment.

Address: Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, 1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, Pa. 18103-6202 

Telephone: 610-402-9047

Email: william_d.mcquilken@lvhn.org

Websites:
LVH–Cedar Crest

Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital

LVHN Trauma Surgery

LVHN Trauma Care

Hackerman-Patz House: Affordable lodging for patients and their loved ones

Donations: LVHN.org/give

Contact: William McQuilken

Upcoming programs & events:

Lehigh Valley Trauma Resources

LVHN Concussion Rehabilitation – https://www.lvhn.org/treatments/concussion-rehabilitation

At LVHN, we recognize the importance of overcoming these symptoms. We help you heal and prevent further injury with our personalized post-concussion rehabilitation program.

Phone: 888-402-LVHN (5846)

TSN Coordinator

Bill McQuilken
BMcQuilken
Email Coordinator

Address
1240 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 308
Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18066

Telephone
work: 6104029047


Community Resources

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc.

https://www.turningpointlv.org/

Turning Point is a safe place where survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse and their children can find refuge. We provide services in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Helpline 24/7: Local: 610-437-438-4957 Tollfree: 877-438-4957 TTY: 610-419-4594

Domestic Violence Service Center (Carbon and Luzerne Counties)

https://domesticviolenceservice.org/

We are here for you 24-hours a day, every day of the year. When you call we will not ask your name, but we will offer you the help you need at no cost. Depending on your personal situation, the trained staff at the Domestic Violence Service Center can support you in many ways. Our services are free and confidential. 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-424-5600

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/

We answer the call to support and shift power back to those affected by relationship abuse. Phone: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) Phone: 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley

http://cvclv.org/

Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley is a private, non-profit organization providing nonjudgmental support and services to victims of all violence, their families and significant others throughout Northampton and Lehigh Counties. Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley is dedicated to providing free and confidential services to the people of Lehigh and Northampton Counties whose lives have been directly affected by crime; advocating for the rights, welfare, and empowerment of all victims of crime; developing resources for individuals and community education regarding crime victimization and prevention. 24-hour hotline: 610-437-6611

Victims Resource Center (Carbon, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties)

https://vrcnepa.org/

Victims Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of services to meet the special needs of crime victims, to address issues of violence on an individual and community level and to increase the understanding of the impact of crime on victims to improve their quality of care. Carbon County: 610-379-0151 Luzerne County: 570-823-0765 Wyoming County: 570-836-5544

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

https://www.pcadv.org/

Provides emergency crisis intervention services to individuals who left their homes or consider leaving their homes because of physical assault. Provides emergency and ongoing social services, including: 24-hour crisis hotline, temporary shelter for victims and victims' families, ongoing individual counseling and support groups, referral to other community services, advocacy and support services. All services are provided without consideration of the client's family income. Also provides prevention education programs to reduce the incidence and lessen the risk of domestic violence in the community at large and community education and professional training on the scope and dynamics of domestic violence. Phone:1-800-537-2238 Local Domestic Violence Center: 1-800-932-4632

Valley Against Sex Trafficking: VAST

http://vast.ngo/

Resources for victims of human trafficking. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline: 1-888-3737-888. Hotline specialists are available 24/7 to take reports anywhere in the country related to potential trafficking victims, suspicious behaviors, and/or locations where trafficking is suspected to occur.

Dating Violence Resource Center

https://www.dvrc-or.org/

Twenty percent of teenage girls and young women have experienced some form of dating violence--controlling, abusive and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. Learn more about dating violence and what you can do to help. There are articles on teen victimization, protection orders, tip sheets, fact sheets, and research information.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

https://www.nsvrc.org/

A national clearinghouse for rape crisis centers and other sexual assault prevention organizations.

Parents of Murdered Children

https://pomc.org/

Provides support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

Childline and Abuse Registry

http://www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/

ChildLine is part of a mandated statewide child protective services program designed to accept child abuse referrals and general child well-being concerns and transmit the information quickly to the appropriate investigating agency. ChildLine is responsible for receiving verbal and electronic referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Suspect child Abuse? Report it! The toll-free hotline, 1-800-932-0313, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected child abuse. Mandated reporters can report electronically.

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (Mosac)

https://www.mosac.net/

The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Although fathers also suffer when a child is the victim of sexual abuse, women and mothers have specific issues related to their role and relationship to the victim.

Project Child – The Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley

https://www.projectchildlv.org/

Project Child is the hand that pulls the child out of the path of runaway circumstances---- teaching parents the skills they need to give proper care: to provide a safe environment, to discipline responsibly and without violence, to see that a child receives proper medical/dental checkups and treatment---and to inform both the public and the professionals about services, strategies, trainings, seminars, hotlines, all BEFORE a tragedy occurs, BEFORE a child is damaged, a life shattered, a family destroyed.

Community Services for Children

https://www.cscinc.org/

To prepare young children and their families to succeed in learning and in life through innovative, comprehensive, leading-edge services. Local: 610-437-6000

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

https://www.nctsn.org/

Helping children and teenagers recover from traumatic events.

Confront / Treatment Trends, Inc.

http://www.treatmenttrends.org/

For adolescent (ages 12+) survivors of sexual abuse, adult survivors of sexual abuse and for parents of sexually abused children. Phone: 610-433-0148

MaleSurvivor

https://malesurvivor.org/

An organization that helps men who have been sexually abused, assaulted, or raped. MaleSurvivor is dedicated to providing personalized support for men at every stage of the healing process. They facilitate dialogue among survivors, as well as between survivors and professional therapists, on their on-line forums like a vibrant and moderated discussion board, online 24/7 chat and at in-person events.

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https://malesurvivor.org/

Support for male survivors of sexual abuse or assault. Chat confidentially with a trained advocate through the national helpline 24/7 or chat anonymously within a group facilitated by a counselor.

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

www.Bradburysullivancenter.org/youth

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides daily, professionally-staffed youth programs to build youth leadership, provide direct support, encourage health promotion, and to promote artistic expression for LGBT youth ages 14-21 in the Lehigh Valley. Local: 610-347-9988

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley (Uuclv)

https://wp.uuclvpa.org/

HAVEN (Hope, Acceptance, Validation, Equity, and Nurturing) is a support group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning youth hosted and sponsored by the UUCLV. Although part of the UUCLV, HAVEN is not a religious group. And while it does not operate under UU principles, this does not conflict with any other religious beliefs. Haven is not about conversation and any or no religions are welcome.

Via of the Lehigh Valley

https://www.vianet.org/services/

Via of the Lehigh Valley offers individuals with disabilities employment services, community connections, early intervention and adult training services. Local: 610-317-8000

Center for Vision Loss

https://centerforvisionloss.org/

The Center for Vision Loss is a non-profit organization aimed at providing preventative, rehabilitative, support and social services to visually impaired individuals. Lehigh Valley: 433-6018 Monroe County: 570-992-7787

Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

http://www.lvcil.org/

The Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living helps individuals with disabilities with information and referrals, advocacy, peer support, and vocational and independent living skills. Local: 610-770-9781

Center for Independent Living

https://www.mycil.org/

The Center for Independent Living aka MyCiL provides support services, government benefits, adaptive equipment, accessibility and other topics related to disabilities. 1-800-984-7492 570-327-9070

Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.

https://www.caclv.org/

CACLV provides information and services related to financial education, food assistance, housing assistance, job preparation and placement, advocacy, neighborhood revitalization, and utility assistance. Local:610-691-5620

Camelot for Children

https://camelotforchildren.org/

Camelot for Children provides year-round social and educational opportunities to children with disabilities and chronic or terminal illnesses in a supportive, developmentally appropriate and enriching environment in order to make the magic of childhood accessible to children with unique needs. Local: 610-791-5683

Center for Humanistic Change

www.thechc.org

The Center for Humanistic Change offers prevention education (alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs) and life skills training focusing on decision making for healthy choices. Local: 610-443-1595

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation

https://www.goodshepherdrehab.org/condition/physical-therapy/

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation offers various types of rehabilitation services, home health services and long-term care. Good Shepherd oversees the outreach, education, evaluation, and training efforts of assistive technology for the region. Phone: 1-888-447-3422

Salisbury Behavior Health

https://www.salisburymgt.com/

Salisbury Crisis Behavioral Health provides services such as behavioral health, partial hospital, case management, crisis residence, supportive independent living and personal living options. Local:610-865-6116

Community Services Group (CSG)

https://csgonline.org/

CSG provides services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses including residential services, employment services, adult day programs, outpatient treatment, peer support, and psychiatric rehabilitation. 1-877-907-7970

Lehigh Valley Coordinated Entry Walk-in Access Sites

https://pennsylvaniacoc.org/resources/

Covering all communities in Lehigh and Northampton counties, the Lehigh Valley RHAB is a consortium of individuals, agencies and other stakeholders that direct and coordinate community-wide efforts toward ending chronic homelessness, preventing homelessness, and addressing housing insecurity. Lehigh County Information and Referral: 610-782-3200 Lehigh Conference of Churches: 610-433-6421 Third Street Alliance for Women and Children: 610-258-6271

Lehigh County Drug and Alcohol

https://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Services/Drug-Alcohol

The Lehigh County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program recognizes the disease concept of chemical dependency and believes that early intervention is the key in overcoming addiction. The Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program, or Single County Authority (SCA), manages federal, state and local dollars to services to help consumers in obtaining the earliest possible care for substance abuse and related problems. These services are purchased from private subcontracting agencies in Lehigh County, as well as other agencies located throughout Pennsylvania. Phone: 610-782-3200 Fax: 610-871-1469

Northampton County Drug and Alcohol

https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/DRGALC/Pages/About-Us.aspx

The Northampton County Drug and Alcohol program’s mission is to improve the quality of life of Northampton County residents by eliminating alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse through the equitable allocation of funds and resources, by ensuring the availability of adequate prevention, intervention, and treatment services, and by fostering a climate of public awareness that will lead to active and collective involvement. To disseminate factual information and education using evidence based strategies as well as to provide detoxification, counseling, rehabilitation, temporary housing and recovery supports to residents of Northampton County. the overall goal of the department is to prevent, intervene and treat the disease of drug and/or alcohol addiction. Phone: 610-829-HELP Phone: 610-829-4725 Fax: 610-997-5859 Emergency: 610-252-9060

Carbon-Monroe-Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission

http://www.cmpda.cog.pa.us/

The Carbon-Monroe-Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission believes in a comprehensive, supportive and effective approach in dealing with substance use disorders in our society. Our philosophy is based on the concept that substance use disorder is a disease characterized by the repetitive and compulsive ingestion of any mood-altering substance which impacts the individual’s health, marital status, career, interpersonal relationships, and societal adaptations. The Commission is committed to providing awareness and access to prevention, intervention, education, and treatment services in our communities to help those affected by substance use disorders obtain the support necessary to achieve a better quality of life. During regular business: Carbon County Referral Center toll free: 866-824-3578 After Hours 24/7 Phone: Carbon-Monroe-Pike Referral Center – 1-866-824-3578

Luzerne County Drug and Alcohol

https://www.luzernecounty.org/370/Drug-Alcohol

The Luzerne / Wyoming Counties Drug and Alcohol Program has been designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs as the Single County Authority (SCA) for drug and alcohol services in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. The SCA is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing a comprehensive array of services covering the full continuum of care to the residents of both Luzerne and Wyoming Counties in the areas of Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Treatment Related Services. Phone: 570-826-8790 Fax: 570-826-3039 After business hours, Treatment Services can be accessed by contacting our Help Line at 570-829-1341.

Schuylkill County Drug and Alcohol

http://co.schuylkill.pa.us/Offices/HumanServices/DrugAlcohol/index.asp

The Schuylkill County Drug and Alcohol program had dedicated itself to making sue individuals and families in Schuylkill County who have been affected by drug and/or alcohol abuse receive the services they need in order to live productive drug-free lives. With funding provided through state and federal grant agreements, the Drug & Alcohol Program provides treatment and recovery support funding for uninsured or under insured county residents. Phone: 570-621-2890 or visiting the website at www.facebook.com/Schuylkill-Prevention

Mid Atlantic Region Narcotics Anonymous

http://www.marscna.org/index.php

The Mid-Atlantic Region of Narcotics Anonymous is a service board of member Areas. Member Areas provide Central Pennsylvania from the New York border to the Maryland border with Narcotics Anonymous meetings and services. “Narcotics Anonymous can help you find the freedom to live your life without the use of drugs. We are a non-profit, worldwide organization of recovering addicts. NA members learn how to live drug-free and recover from addiction.” Phone: 610-439-1998

Alcohol Anonymous Lehigh Valley (AALV)

https://www.aalv.org/learn-about-aa

There is no “test” that determines whether or not a person is an alcoholic. There are many symptoms that may indicate alcoholism. Our widespread experience is that the drinker realizes that they can no longer control their drinking and wants to find out how to do something about it. At this point, many decide to seek help. Phone: 610-882-0558

Grief Support Services / Lehigh Valley Health Network

https://www.lvhn.org/medical-services/grief-support-services

Lehigh Valley Health Network Bereavement Services, offering emotional, psychological and spiritual support for people coping with grief and loss. Counseling, bereavement groups, programs, contact information. For more information or to register for most of the programs, call 610-402-7481. Unless otherwise noted, meetings take place at 2024 Lehigh St., Allentown, Pa.


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