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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The first step toward ending domestic violence is understanding what it is. Below you can learn about abuse and check out our educational offerings.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
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.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
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.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
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.
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.
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.
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