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Kathleen's Story

Kathleen's Story

Kathleen experienced severe abuse at the hands of her husband -- father of her children -- which culminated in an attack that left her with a severe concussion, brain injury and ongoing facial paralysis.

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Action Alert!

Act Now—State Budget Drags On!

August 25 2015

Recent News

Women Against Abuse’s Jeannine L. Lisitski Attends Harvard Nonprofit Management Program! - July 15 2015

This week, Women Against Abuse's Executive Director Jeannine L. Lisitski is attending Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management program.

Women Against Abuse is now a Sanctuary® Certified Organization! - June 29 2015

For the past four years, we've been working thoughtfully and diligently to integrate Sanctuary® principles into our organization's structure and into our staff's interactions with both clients and each other. The Sanctuary® Institute recently completed a two-day visit to our multiple programs, and they have now informed us that we have achieved our Sanctuary® certification!

Women Against Abuse Named WOMEN’S WAY Action Partner - June 01 2015

Women Against Abuse, the Women's Law Project and Women Organized Against Rape were awarded a three year $240,000 grant from WOMEN's WAY to begin creating a coordinated community response to domestic violence in Philadelphia that will increase victim safety and prevent abuse.

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Event Highlights

Dish It Up 2015

Dish It Up 2015 - March 26 2015

Our 7th Annual fundraising event and food competition was a smashing success, raising more than $130,000 for Women Against Abuse's life-saving services!

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