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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.

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    March is Women’s History Month – 31 days to celebrate women’s achievements, contributions, and accomplishments.
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  • Domestic Violence; A Serious Social Issue That Isn't Black and White

    “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave” Indira Ghandi
    Forgiveness comes naturally to us. It is part of our human instinct. It can be crucial to finding peace and reconciliation within oneself. But can forgiving the wrong person cost you your life?

  • No More Week

    So what is No More Week? And why should you care? Despite all the progress being made in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault, these problems often remain hidden from public view.
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  • Women and History

    In 1981, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) co-sponsored a joint Congressional resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, and March was declared Women’s History Month.
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  • Live Long and Prosper

    Okay, I admit it. I’m a Trekkie. Have been ever since the age of 10 when I stayed at my granny’s house over summer vacation. She had the first color TV that I’d ever seen and the local network played reruns of the original Star Trek series.
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  • Why Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Matters

    As a young teen in my first year of high school, there is a lot of ignorance that goes around that makes me really think… whether it’s overhearing a conversation or it’s happening right in front of my face.
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  • Be Your Own Valentine

    How many times have I not heard “he swept me off my feet” or “he was so sweet, the best thing that ever happened to me” or “I fell in love instantly.”
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  • I Like My Beer...

    Someone recently told me “there are always two sides to the story” referring to me telling the story of how I was treated in my abusive marriage.
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  • Standing for Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. (As I type this, the online Countdown to Kickoff tells me there are 4 days 8 hours 14 minutes and 46 seconds remaining.) In terms of most-watched programs in American television history, Super Bowls are right up there. It is literally a defining moment in history.
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  • The Generosity Marketplace

    As 2015 got underway, A Woman’s Place (AWP) announced a new alliance with another organization serving people in need in our community: the Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless (CSSH).
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