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Finding Help in Philadelphia

There are a number of resources and places you can go to for help.  The information provided here will give you a start but it can't provide the in-person, individual help you, or a loved one, will need. 

Your survival, and the survival of your children or loved one, may depend on it.


Lutheran Settlement House 
Bilingual Domestic Violence Project 

1340 Frankford Ave. 
Philadelphia, PA  19125 
Phone:  215-426-8610 x13 (office) 
            215-739-9999 (hotline) 
            215-235-9992 (hotline -- Espanol) 

Services available:  24-hour hotline, individual and group counseling, advocacy


Women Against Abuse 
P.O.Box 13758 
Philadelphia, PA  19101 
Phone:  215-386-7777 (hotline) 
            215-386-1280 (office & housing counselor) 
            215-686-7082 (Legal Center, weekdays 9am-5pm) 

Services available:  24-hour hotline, shelter, legal information, legal representation, court accompaniment, assistance with housing 

HOW TO HELP A VICTIM OF ABUSE
PHILADELPHIA
CHESTER COUNTY
DELAWARE COUNTY
BUCKS COUNTY
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
 
HELP FOR ABUSIVE MEN
HELP FOR OLDER ADULTS

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 

Phone: 
1-800-799-SAFE
 

TDD line:
1-800-787-3224

(for hearing impaired women)
 


Women Organized Against Rape 
1233 Locust Street, Suite 202 
Philadelphia, PA  19107 
Phone:  215-985-3315 (office) 
              215-985-3333(hotline) 


Women In Transition 
21 S. 12th Street 
6th floor 
Philadelphia, PA  19107 
Phone:  215-564-5301 (office) 
            215-751-1111 (hotline) 
            215-564-5712 (Lavender Line for Lesbian and Bi-Sexual Women - 
                                    Tuesdays, 4:30-8:00 PM) 

Services available:  24-hour hotline, support groups, individual and family counseling, advocacy, help for drug addiction 


Emergency Foreign Language Assistance Bank
(24-hour hotline, interpreting services, referrals) 
Phone:  215-879-5248 


LADA (Legal Aid Domestic Abuse) 
Phone:  215-348-0445 (weekdays 9am-5pm) 

Services available:  legal information relating to domestic abuse, assistance in filing Protection from Abuse Orders (PFA's), legal representation for domestic abuse victims at PFA hearings, court accompaniment 


District Attorney's Office 
Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit 
1401 Arch Street 
Philadelphia, PA 
Phone:  215-686-8096 (weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm) 


Congreso De Latinos Unidos  (Espanol/Ingles) 
Latina Domestic Violence Project 
719 West Girard Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA  19123 
Phone:  215-763-8870 Ext. 103 

Services available:  telephone counseling, support groups, individual counseling, court accompaniment 


Sukkat Shalom Jewish Family and Children's Service   
10125 Verree Rd., Suite 304 
Philadelphia, PA  19116 
Phone:  215-673-0100 Ext. 0 (office) 

      215-698-9950 (after hours)

Services available:  Counseling, education 


Help for Abusive Men (Philadelphia)

MENERGY 
Phone: 215-242-2235 
or
267-625-6135 (Espaņol)

out-patient counseling program for abusive men 


Help for Older Adults (Philadelphia)

Senior Citizen Judicare 
Phone:  215-238-8943 

provides legal services for adults 60 and over 


Older Adult Protective Services 
Phone:  215-765-9033 

Services available:  Investigations of clients who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused, experienced financial exploitation or have been neglected or abandoned by their care-takers. 

 

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