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.
For your safety, we will not respond to e-mail requests for assistance with problems of domestic violence. Get more information on seeking help.
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that are domestic in nature.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
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.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
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.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
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.
When I first met my abuser, I was just 14 years old and he was 20. I thought I was in love, so I ignored the disapproval of my mom and sister.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: