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Whether you are in an abusive relationship, or if you are worried about a friend, these resources can help you get the information and help you need.
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.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: