Women Against Abuse, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, provides comprehensive supportive services for victims of domestic violence in Philadelphia.
Each year, Women Against Abuse provides immediate safety and quality support to thousands of individuals experiencing domestic violence. WAA strives to provide a continuum of care -- from immediate telephone crisis counseling to long-term supportive housing -- in a manner that promotes victim safety, autonomy and dignity. In addition, WAA seeks to enact long-term change for future generations through advocacy, systems change, strategic initiatives, and public awareness and education campaigns.
The mission of Women Against Abuse is to provide quality, compassionate, and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education.