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Resources for Education and Employment

Great local resources for job seekers!

Urban League of Philadelphia

For job training, money management, adult literacy programs.

121 Broad Street, 9th floor.

215-985-322


Enterprise Center

For job readiness classes, entrepreneurship classes, network symposiums.

4548 Market Street.

215-895-4010


The Partnership CDC

For computer training classes, housing counseling and education.

4027 Market Street.

215-307-4917

 

Online Resources

MSWGuide.org

A resource for social work careers, including a guide to licensure by each state and a comprehenive overview of field education.

 

Free or low-cost GED programs

Community College of Philadelphia's Division of Adult and Community Education

Classes usually start January, May and September. Registration begins one month before classes start. Programs usually run Monday through Thursday each day for 8 weeks. Register in person. Nonrefundable $70 registration fee by check or money order.

Northwest Regional Center at 1300 S. Godfrey Ave.

215-751-8376


St. Vincent's Learning Lab

Free evening and day classes. Call and leave a message for registration and to get more information about program schedule.

109 E. Price St., Philadelphia 19144

215-849-9416


Indochinese American Council

Adult diploma program. Project-based program starting with an assessment test. Call to schedule a testing time. Classes available mornings, afternoons or evenings.

4934 Old York Rd., Philadelphia 19141

215-457-0272

 

Additional Resources

Click here for a list of 101 domestic violence resources available across the country!

 

Please email us with suggestions for additional resources!

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Renee’s Story

Renee’s Story

Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.

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Catherine’s Story

Catherine’s Story

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.

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.

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Allison’s Story

Allison’s Story

Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.

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Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis’ Story

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.

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Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa’s Story

Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.

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Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”

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Justine’s Story

Justine’s Story

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.

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Beth Huffman’s Story

Beth Huffman’s Story

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.

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