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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that are domestic in nature.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
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Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: