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.
To learn about and apply for employment and volunteer positions, please visit our Opportunities page
To request a workshop or training on domestic violence, please complete our Training Request Form
To host a fundraiser or request a Women Against Abuse speaker or materials for a health fair or community event, please fill out our Event Information Form
For all other questions and requests, please fill out the form below.
Please fill in the required fields highlighted below in order to proceed.
Photo by B. Krist for GPTMC
Each year, the Philadelphia Police Dept.
that are domestic in nature.
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.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
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.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
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.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: