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Victim / Witness Services
District Attorney's Office
Department of Law and Order for Greene County

Contact Person: Cherie Rumskey, Victim/Witness Coordinator (Temp/PT)

Greene County Courthouse, 3rd Floor
10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5229 / Fax: 724-852-4461
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday

At any time, anyone can become the victim or witness of a crime. Victims have no choice in becoming victims and may find themselves alone and helpless without resources. The Victim/Witness Services program was created to help with the trauma and confusion the victim suffers as a result of the commission of a crime. The Victim/Witness Services program also assists witnesses through the court process.

Getting Help:
The Victim/Witness Services Office, located on the third floor of the Greene County Courthouse in the District Attorney’s Office, is dedicated to assisting victims of all crimes in Greene County. Victims of crime may seek assistance from this office regarding any and all aspects of their criminal experience.

Following are links to organizations with help-line in assisting victims in their time of needed protection:
The National Victim Notification Network (VINE):
Across the country, crime victims and other concerned citizens are using VINE for access to timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day via telephone, Internet or e-mail. Victims can call to inquire about the current status of an offender and register to be notified immediately in the event of an offender's release, escape, transfer or court appearance.

The solution is offered free of charge to registrants, is anonymous, available 24/7/365 and features multiple language support. The solution provides users with the information they need to feel secure, and enables governing staff to focus on their core responsibilities creating a greater, more efficient system. For more information, click here.

Victim's Rights
When someone becomes a victim of violence or crime, it can be one of the most devastating experiences of their life. The state of Pennsylvania has enacted a Victims' Bill of Rights to ensure victims are informed, protected and supported as much as possible through the criminal and juvenile justice system, and personal recovery.

For more information on the Victims’ Bill of Rights, click here for those interested in the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Project.

Greene County Support Groups:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) — Western Pennsylvania Area 60

  • Bereavement Support
    Victim/Witness Assistance Program
    Conducted at various churches throughout Greene County
    Please call 724-852-5229 for support group schedule

  • CARE Center, SPHS, Greene County
    35 S. West Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
    100 W. South Street; Carmichaels, PA 15320

  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc. (SPHS)
    300 Chamber Plaza, Charleroi, PA 15022
    Phone: 724-489-9100
    Serving individuals and families throughout Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland Counties
    • Email: SPHA Aging Services & 724-489-1100
    • SPHS Area Agency on Aging (1-800-734-9603)
    • SPHS Medical Services (724-684-8999)
    • SPHS CARE Center (724-228-2200)
    • SPHS Family Services (724-684-4370)
    • SPHS Connect (724-489-8095)
    • SPHS Development Services (724-489-8096)
    • SPHS Child Care (724-684-KIDS (5437)
    • SPHS WIC Program (724-684-4615)

  • Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
    43 N. Morgan Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
    Phone: 724-852-2463 / 24-Hour Hotline: 800-791-4000

  • MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
    Western Affiliate Office Phone: 724-256-5600
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Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370


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