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.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
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.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
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