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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Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
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