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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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.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
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.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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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