Mission Statement

Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to:

1. Providing free and confidential services to the people of Lehigh and Northampton Counties whose lives have been directly affected by crime;

2. Advocating for the rights, welfare and empowerment of all victims of crime;

3. Developing resources for individuals and community education regarding crime victimization and prevention.


In furtherance of our mission, the following values guide our action:

1. Compassion toward those we serve;

2. Cooperation and collaboration with those who share our goals;

3. Integrity in our relationships with those we serve and with whom we collaborate;

4. Foster, respect and protect individuals’ rights to make their own decisions regarding their victimization;

5. Pursue knowledge to enhance our professional competence;

6. Provide high quality service to the community.