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 life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
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.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Justine got to know Eric in college, while working part time at a Virginia-based home improvement store. They began casually dating in 1999, eventually marrying in May of 2006. Looking back, her sister, Lauren, can see the red flags.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
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