You can call here first for help, or just call the organizations listed below directly.
Operates the Bilingual Domestic Violence Program offering free individual, and group counseling for survivors of domestic violence in both Spanish and English, transitional housing, workshops about domestic violence for professionals and community members, specialized trainings for businesses and non-profits focusing on domestic violence in the workplace. Co-operates Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline. Call 215-426-8610 extension 1236..
Women In Transition provides early intervention and prevention services that include telephone counseling, information and referral services, individual and group empowerment counseling, and advocacy for women who are endangered by domestic violence and substance abuse. Also has Self-Defense training for women (WAVE Program)call 215-751-1111
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is managed through a 24/7 telephone hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and an 24/7 online hotline run by trained advocates at http://www.thehotline.org/ . The website also offers resources for survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones in addition to information on services for abusive partners.
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is working at the state and national levels to eliminate domestic violence, secure justice for victims, enhance safety for families and communities, and create lasting systems and social change. Lists of resources for all PA counties. Call 800-932-4632 for info. Natl number 1-800-799-7233
Loveisrespect is an organization that provides 24/7 telephone, online, and texting hotlines to support teens and young adults in abusive relationships or settings in additional to educational materials on healthy relationships and abuse. Information is also available for abusive partners. Call the hotline at 1.866.331.9474, text “loveis” to 22522, or chat and/or locate resources at www.loveisrespect.org
YVRP is a hands-on, anti-violence collaboration in which Youth Workers are assigned to high-risk youth to protect them from becoming perpetrators or victims of violence. AVRP addresses the needs of these youth.
Call 215-940-0550 NOW for more information or to refer a youth in need.
Victim Services by Area of City
Philadelphia Office of Victim Advocates- https://www.ova.pa.gov/County-Crime-Victims/Pages/Philadelphia.aspx
Center City – CCVS- www.ccvs.org or call 215.665.9680
East Division (North Philly) Crime Victim Advocates (Congreso)- www.congreso.net– 267-968-1813
North Central Victim Services- 215-763-3280
NorthEast Victim Services- www.nevs.org– 215.332.3888
NorthWest Victim Services- www.northwestvictimservices.org– 215-438-4410
South Philadelphia- www.vwssp.org– 215-551-3360
West/South West Philadelphia- AVP- www.avpphila.org– 215-567-6776
Covenant House Pennsylvania operates a 51-bed Crisis Center that provides emergency shelter and a host of support services through our Open Intake Policy. Any youth under the age of 21 in need of a place to stay is admitted, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 31 East Armat Street-call 215-951-5411.