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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Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
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.
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Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
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.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
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.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
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