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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The first step toward ending domestic violence is understanding what it is. Below you can learn about abuse and check out our educational offerings.
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Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
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.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Doug Schoenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of SofterWare, Inc., recently provided a challenge match through the Schoenberg Family Charitable Fund as an incentive to help Women Against Abuse gain new monthly donors.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: