If you, or someone you know, have been a victim of abuse, here are some resources to contact for help:
Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)
Founded in the 70s as Philadelphia’s only rape crisis center and one of the first in the nation, WOAR is a non-profit organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose mission is to eliminate all forms of sexual violence through specialized treatment services, comprehensive prevention education programs, and advocacy for the rights of victims of sexual assault.
Women Against Abuse
1 (866) 723-3014
The mission of Women Against Abuse is to provide quality, compassionate, and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. Their services include long-term supportive housing, a legal center, and the 24-hour hotline.
Menergy is a Philadelphia-based intervention, treatment, training and education program working to stop harmful behavior and intimate partner violence, providing therapy for people who have been physically or emotionally hurtful towards their partners and others and wish to change. Services include therapy, workshops, consultation, training, supervision and professional development.
Men’s Resource Center
The Men’s Resource Center is dedicated to helping men address the current challenges in their lives and relationships. They provide support for creating positive change for men of all ages, races, ethnicities, gender identities and sexual orientations through counseling, anger management, educational programs, support groups, and professional development.
Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC)
300 E. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124
Healthy Minds Philly
The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) has put together a list of resources to help people connect with the right professional, peer, social, community-based and self-help care. These resources include important phone numbers and supports found in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods