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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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.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
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