Wise Options

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Wise Options

Wise Options is a safe haven and resource for the people of Lycoming County. Giving help and hope to women, men and children, Wise Options can help you, too.

We provide free and confidential services 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Trained staff and volunteers provide immediate support and information to help clients deal with crisis and offer follow-up assistance to cope with ongoing related issues.

Emergency shelter, legal services, and counseling are a few options for those in need. We provide prevention education programs as well to groups of all ages.

Wise Options is devoted to empowering victims and survivors impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes; redefining the rights of the oppressed; educating communities; and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

If you need help, please call 1-800-326-8483 or (570) 323-8167.

Wise Options is a partner program of the Lycoming County United Way.

Emergency Shelter

Our shelter is open 24/7 for individuals experiencing domestic violence. They can stay in a safe and supportive place for 30 days.

Legal Services

Our legal advocates are available to the public to assist clients with the process of filing for a PFA and other court-related proceedings. We hold your hand through it all.


Counseling is available to the public to work with children and adults who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence or other violent crimes.

Support Groups

Domestic violence and sexual assault support groups are available for any survivor or victim who wants to improve their situation.