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A WOMAN'S PLACE

The Only Domestic Violence Organization in Bucks County.

As the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, PA, A Woman's Place (AWP) provides comprehensive free, private, and confidential service, support, education, outreach, and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children and the community. We are committed to the empowerment of women and to ending intimate and domestic violence for all. To learn more, explore the menu items at the top of the page, or, for general information, please email or call 215.343.9241.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Let's make this month more than just about awareness, let's make it Domestic Violence ACTION Month! For suggested actions please click here

5th annual Race to Empower

We are excited to announce our 5th annual Race to Empower will be held on Saturday, October 11th. We are now accepting sponsorships and registrations. Please click here for more information.

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