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Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
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.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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.
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