If you think you may be in an abusive relationship and need assistance, or if you are looking for help for a friend, please call the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-723-3014. Expert counselors are waiting to speak with you, and all calls are confidential.
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will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
William Spratley flicks through the text messages on his phone until he finds the one he’s been looking for. It’s from his 27-year old daughter, Ameya, and it’s the last words he will ever exchange with her.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
The Women’s Dining Circle of Overbrook Presbyterian Church knows how to make fundraising down right fun. In January, the Dining Circle hosted a dinner that raised over $1,200 for Women Against Abuse.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
When a survivor's child was in trouble, Beth Huffman helped organize a press conference to get the story out on behalf of Women Against Abuse's Legal Center.
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