24-Hour Suicide Crisis & Intervention Call @ (215) 686-4420

If you, a friend, a family member or someone you know is the survivor of domestic violence or sexual violence, or if you’d like to learn more about domestic violence, resources are available:

If you believe you or your loved one is in immediate danger, please contact the police at 911.

If you think that your relationship is abusive or if you know someone who you think is being abused, call the 24-hour Philadelphia domestic violence hotline at (866) 723-3014.


Housing and Shelter

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline
866-SAFE-014 (866-723-3014)

The 24/7 hotline can direct you to appropriate emergency housing and shelter programs.

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

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to The Hotline can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.


Counseling

Women In Transition

(215) 751-1111, Center City

In person and phone counseling in Spanish/English for women affected by domestic violence and/or substance use.

Lutheran Settlement House Bilingual Domestic Violence Program

(215) 426-8610 ext. 1236, Fishtown and Hartranft 

Individual/group counseling in Spanish/English for all survivors including men and teens. LSH is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. The Bilingual Domestic Violence Program provides free, quality counseling services for victims and survivors of domestic and dating abuse regardless of gender or sexual orientation.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos Latina Domestic Violence Program

(215) 763-8870 ext. 1353, North Philadelphia

Individual/group counseling in Spanish/English for all survivors including men and teens.

Women Organized Against Rape

(215) 985-3315 or Call the 24-hour help line: 215-985-3333

Counseling for adults, teens and children affected by sexual violence including sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape/date rape and incest.


Children who witness domestic violence

Congreso de Latinos Unidos’ Latina Domestic Violence Program

(215) 763-8870 ext. 1353, North Philadelphia

Individual and group counseling in Spanish and English.

Lutheran Settlement House Bilingual Domestic Violence Program

(215) 426-8610 ext. 1236, Fishtown and Hartranft 

Individual and group counseling in Spanish and English.

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center

(215) 496-0707, Center City

Specializes in delivering behavioral health services to children and their families.


Teens

Lutheran Settlement House Bilingual Domestic Violence Program

(215) 426-8610 ext. 1236, Fishtown and Hartranft 

Individual/group counseling available for teens.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos’ Latina Domestic Violence Program

215-763-8870 ext. 1353, North Philadelphia

Individual/group counseling available for teens.


Legal Aid

Congreso de Latinos Unidos’ Latina DV Program

(215) 763-8870, North Philadelphia

Limited Family Law and domestic violence legal help available.

Legal Clinic for the Disabled

215-587-3350, Center City

Provides free legal services to low-income people with disabilities.

Senior Law Center

(215) 988-1242

Provides statewide free legal advice, counseling and information on civil legal matters to seniors 60 years old and older.

Women Against Abuse

(215) 686-7082, Center City

Free legal advocacy and representation for relationship violence-related legal matters including: Protection from Abuse (PFA) Orders, child custody and child support. 


Immigrants

Nationalities Service Center

(215) 893-8400, Center City

Provides safety planning and referrals to service providers

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)

(215) 832-0900, Center City

Provides free immigration legal services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence who seek legal status

SEAMAAC

(215) 467-0690, South Philadelphia

Provides culturally-sensitive and language appropriate case management, safety planning and resource navigation for Asian immigrant and refugee communities in Philadelphia


Abusive Partners

Menergy

(215) 242-2235, Fairmount

Counseling & therapy program for people who have been verbally or physically harmful in a relationship. Services in English and Spanish. 

Joseph J. Peters Institute

(215) 665-8670, Center City

Offers individual, group and family therapy programs for individuals who have committed sexual offenses, have sexual behavior problems or have a history of perpetrating interpersonal violence.


Pet Surrender

ACCT Philly

(267) 385-3800
111 West Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140

SPCA

(215) 309-6851

1546 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125

(215) 426-6300

350 E. Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134

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