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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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.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
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.
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.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
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.
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.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: