Domestic Violence Resources in Philadelphia

PA State Resources:

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental health

Philadelphia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline

The Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline (1-866-723-3014) is a free 24-hour resource for individuals with questions or concerns about domestic violence.

Counselors trained in domestic violence provide anonymous and confidential support, including crisis counseling, safety planning, referrals to appropriate community resources, and admission to Women Against Abuse’s safe haven.

Women Against Abuse leads operations for the hotline, which is also run by Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Lutheran Settlement House, and Women in Transition. WAA counselors staff the majority of the hotline’s hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. Women Against Abuse also provides backup support at all times.

For Therapy and Assistance:

Congreso De Latinos Unidos, Inc.
Philadelphia PA, 19133

Lutheran Settlement House/Bilingual DV Program
Philadelphia PA, 19125

Women Against Abuse, Inc. |
Philadelphia PA, 19110

Women in Transition |
Philadelphia PA, 19107

Women Organized Against Rape

One Penn Center
1617 JFK Boulevard Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Office: 215-985-3315
Hotline: 215-985-3333

National Coaltion Against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Laws in PA:

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Sexual Assault Hotline
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.  Among its programs, RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at . This nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  These hotlines have helped over 1.3 million people since RAINN’s founding in 1994.


GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project Hotline

Hotline: 1-800-832-1901
Web site: 24-Hour Emergency Hotline

Description: The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project Hotline is a statewide hotline for members of the GLBTQ community in Massachusetts who are affected by domestic violence. The toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 day a week, and is staffed by trained advocates.

Services: The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project services include crisis intervention and safety planning, an emergency safe house, counseling, emotional support and support groups, sexual-assault case management, direct legal representation, and police / court accompaniment.

GLBTQIIA friendly services at The Mazzoni Center locations at 809 Locust Street and 21 South 12th.  For medical or mental health services contact main office (215) 563-0652 or for just medical care contact (215) 563-0658.

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