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 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.
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.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Doug Schoenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of SofterWare, Inc., recently provided a challenge match through the Schoenberg Family Charitable Fund as an incentive to help Women Against Abuse gain new monthly donors.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
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.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
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