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If you are a victim of sexual assault and need immediate assistance, please contact our toll free hotline at 1-888-772-7227 or find your local rape crisis center.

For general inquiries or requests for assistance, call 1-800-692-7445 or 717-728-9740 or email us using the contact form.

Confidentiality Alert: Email is not a safe or confidential way to talk to someone about the violence or abuse in your life (NSVRC has a link here too). If you suspect child abuse or neglect you are encouraged to make a report to ChildLine: 1-800-932-0313. Please be aware that if you share information about child abuse or neglect PCAR staff may be mandated to report to ChildLine.
 

  Media Calls  

. The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape also welcomes calls from the press and is happy to provide facts, context, expert opinion and referrals to additional sources on topics related to sexual violence including but not limited to:

  • General information about rape, child sexual abuse, campus sexual assault, sex trafficking and other forms of sexual violence
  • Services and resources for victims of sexual assault and abuse
  • Preventing sexual assault
  • Victim privacy concerns
  • Offender behaviors
  • Barriers to reporting sexual assault
  • The impact of sexual assault on victims, families and communities
  • Legislative initiatives

Our department, led by Chief Public Affairs Officer Kristen Houser, also has the ability to connect media with topic experts working across the country and throughout Pennsylvania, including the 50 rape crisis centers that provide services to the Commonwealth.

For media-related inquiries, contact: media@pcar.org or call 717-728-9740.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2101 North Front Street
Governor's Plaza Building 2
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Twitter: @pcarorg

  Directions to PCAR  

2101 N. Front Street
Governor's Plaza North, Building #2
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Enter through gates on Second Street

From Philadelphia:

Take the Schuylkill Expressway west (I-76) to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Valley Forge Interchange. Take the Turnpike west to Exit #247, Harrisburg East. Take Route 283 north to I-83 south to Exit #43, Second Street. Follow Second Street approximately two miles to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape/National Sexual Violence Resource Center on your left.

Approximately 1-3/4 hours (110 miles)

From Pittsburgh:

Take the Parkway east to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Pittsburgh Interchange. Take the Turnpike east to Exit #226, Carlisle.  Follow I-81 north to Exit #66, Front Street. Take Front Street south to the first traffic light; you will see the Governor’s Residence on your left just past the light. Go through traffic light one block, turn left on Geiger Street. Go one block, and turn left on Second Street.

Approximately 4 hours (190 miles)

From Scranton:

Take I-81 South to Exit #66 (Front Street exit at Harrisburg).  Follow Front Street south to first traffic light; you will see the Governor’s Residence on your left just past the light. Go through traffic light one block, turn left on Geiger Street. Go one block, and turn left on Second Street.

Approximately 2 hours (113 miles)

From Washington, D.C.:

From the Beltway take I-270 north to Frederick, Maryland.  Take US Route 15 north through Gettysburg to Harrisburg, crossing the Harvey Taylor Bridge.  At the second traffic light (Second Street) turn left, and go approximately 15 blocks to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape/National Sexual Violence Resource Center on your left.

Approximately 2 hours (110 miles)

From New York City:

Take the George Washington Bridge east to I-80 east, to I-81 south to Harrisburg to Exit #66, Front Street.  Take Front Street south to first traffic light; you will see the Governor’s Residence on your left just past the light.  Go through traffic light one block, turn left on Geiger Street.  Go one block, and turn left on Second Street.

Approximately 3 hours from the George Washington Bridge

From Harrisburg International Airport:

Take Route 283 west to I-283 north to I-83 south to Exit #43, Second Street.  Follow Second Street approximately two miles to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape/National Sexual Violence Resource Center on your left.

Approximately 20 minutes (13 miles)

Parking

Parking for events at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape/National Sexual Violence Resource Center is available along Second Street (including the permit parking only area), and in the second street lot of our offices (limited capacity).