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.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: