What Makes Us Different

The Delaware Valley Trusts are risk sharing pools with over 160 public entity members in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Managed Risk. Collective Rewards.

When it comes to selecting health, workers’ compensation, or property & liability insurance, public entities need predictability and superior coverage at the lowest responsible cost. Delaware Valley Trusts members enjoy stable rates that defy industry trends while taking advantage of broader coverage, cash dividends, rate credits, multi-trust discounts, exceptional member service, and a wide array of exclusive value-added options. See why our risk-sharing pools offer a compelling, cost-effective alternative to the volatile commercial market.


As a Borough Manager, I am constantly blown away by the response I receive as a member of the Delaware Valley Trusts. The Trust’s value-added programs such as training, legal guidance and loss control resources are more than just benefits – they set the DVT apart from any other liability coverage provider!

John Davis
Doylestown Borough


“I can’t say enough about the high-quality customer service provided by the DVT staff. It is always nice to speak with someone who knows you and whom you have actually met face to face and not just contacting an impersonal call center. “

Don Delamater
Lower Providence Township


“The most positive aspect about becoming a member was access to DVT staff who were very supportive during our transition to DVT initially, and have remained so year after year. DVT offers prompt and professional support at every level of the organization.”

Daniel K. Kerr
Limerick Township


The goals of the Trusts are the most closely aligned with the goals of our elected officials in providing quality health care to our employees than the other trusts and commercial providers. In addition, the service provided by the Trust is outstanding.

Jerry A. Andree
Township Manager
Cranberry Township


I can’t say enough about how the Delaware Valley Workers’ Compensation program continues to provide great benefits and excellent service to its participants over the many years the program has been in effect. We particularly appreciate the assistance of Peter Erndwein and Risk Control team for their help to keep our employees working safe. The Rate Stabilization Fund, multi-trust discount, dividend and loss control/safety grants are just icing on the cake.

Larry Gregan
Montgomery Township

Upcoming Events

23 April 2019
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Municipal Police Department Supervision and Oversight

DVWCT / DVPLT Scholarship Opportunity

In partnership with the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), the Delaware Valley Trusts is pleased to offer 15 full scholarships (limit two scholarships per member entity) for this program.

Operating a police department is one of the most important and costly services provided by local governments.  More than ever, elected and appointed officials are facing questions about increased costs and the demand for services.  This course will provide an overview of the legal framework in which police departments work in PA and present an overview of the elements necessary for an effective police department operation.  Attorney Christopher P. Gerber with the law firm of Siana, Bellwoar & McAndre, LLP will explain where to start along with former Police Captain Ashley Heiberger who will review best practices in policy and operations to help you reduce the risk of liability for your municipality.

Cost:  $150/PSAB members and $200/Non-PSAB members. You must register directly with PSAB (see below).   Lunch will be provided.

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trusts Scholarship:

1) Workers’ Comp Trust (DVWCT) and Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com  or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with PSAB by clicking here or visit at www.training.boroughs.org or call Terri at 800-232-7722, Ext. 1042.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, Trusts will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).

Scholarship questions?  Please call email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

Training Flyer

24 April 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Police Motorcycle Operator Recertification

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This class runs April 24 to 26 – Wednesday through Friday.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This three (3) day course is designed for officers who have already completed the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator Certification course. This course will provide officers with an opportunity to update the skills they learned in the basic course. Students must attend all three days to receive their recertification. Students must also successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending must be properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and must bring a Police Department owned motorcycle.

Lunch is not included.

Training Flyer

24 April 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Departmental Leadership – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course addresses the skills necessary to run a successful public entity department or working group.  It also addresses mission statements, activity planning, staffing, forecasting and budgeting.  Special emphasis will be placed on problem solving and troubleshooting for the public sector.

Lunch will be provided.















Training Flyer

25 April 2019
8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Traffic Incident Management

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training Program establishes the foundation and promotes consistent training for all responders to incidents involving operations on or near a highway. The PA-TIM objectives primarily target operations and special risks to personnel performing fire, rescue and EMS functions. This program examines those risks and provides nationally recognized actions to minimize/reduce those risks.  Upon completion of the course, the student shall understand the National Unified Goals for TIM which emphasizes responder safety, safe, quick clearance, and prompt, reliable interoperable communications between all responder disciplines.

Law enforcement, public works/highway and emergency responders are encouraged to attend.

Limited seats available.

Registration closes April 19th.



Training Flyer

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