The International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, registered public charitable trust based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Our mission is to help rebuild lives damaged by abusive family relationships and to facilitate the process of self-empowerment for women survivors of family violence.
Our projects aim at helping women report instances of violence against them, protect themselves and their children from abusive situations and lead violence free lives.
The goal is to provide and locate resources for women in situations of domestic violence & sexual abuse, helping survivors of domestic violence summon the courage to ask for help and end the cycle of violence.
Activities revolve around prevention of crime and victim care.
We provide crisis intervention, emotional support, advocacy and legal asistance, children's services, follow-up services, prevention and training.
We also provide hospital care, health & emotional care, medical assistance, reconstructive surgeries, physiotherapy & psychosocial therapy for burn & acid survivors.
Support is available at PCVC and is provided primarily as...
Shelters or other emergency residential facilities
Victims to be removed from the home
Self-help support groups
Self-esteem and confidence-building sessions
Parenting skills courses
Advocacy and Legal Assistance:
Access to and custody of children
Public assistance benefits