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 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.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
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.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: