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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

Countdown Tue #GivingTuesday

Click here for A Woman's Place (AWP) Countdown Tue #GvingTuesday events around Bucks County. The greatest, coolest, innovative part of this whole movement is it doesn't matter how much you give or what you give, only that you give. Join in, be part of the movement, support AWP during our countdown and on #GivingTuesday.  

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Latest from the Blog

  • Tell 'Em White House - 1 is 2 Many

    As we near the close of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I implore you – continue to take action. Please don’t wait for next October. Remember today, tomorrow, next week, next month, and throughout the year. We must remain vigilant and we must stand together. Read more...

  • Stories Written and Bravely Shared

    As I walked behind a group of women last night following an evening of writing that ended with meditation, hugs, and well wishes for the week, I thought, wow, what an incredible group of women to be amongst. Read more...

  • Why I Keep Vigil

    I sat across from my dear friend in a diner over pancakes and coffee. I trust her. She and I have laughed together, cried together, challenged each other, have had painfully honest conversations, and shared secrets and beliefs that others might fine crazy. Read more...

  • What If?

    Eight women sit around a table. Three laugh about something that happened earlier in the day. Two are stirring cups of chocolate milk, chatting like old friends. Read more...

  • Alice in the 21st Century

    Most of us have read or seen a version of Alice in Wonderland. Disney’s images of the 19th century story range from amusing to frantic to terrifying (at least to a small child). Imagine the 21st century Alice falling into the rabbit hole of domestic violence. Read more...

  • Joining the Ministry

    Before heading to the church, as I do most Sundays, I turned on NPR and caught a portion of Christa Tippet’s show, On Being. Read more...

  • Ongoing Gift

    Every year the cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion. Domestic violence is costing us, as a community, more than $5.8 billion per year. Read more...

  • Domestic Violence Action

    It’s October… and that means it’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! If I’m brutally honest, it’s early in the month and I’m feeling a little fatigued. Read more...

  • 3 Simple Ways to Volunteer with your Children

    Volunteering with your children is a simple way to teach your children difficult concepts like compassion, empathy, tolerance, gratitude and social responsibility.

  • What Would You Do to Build A Movement?

    That’s the question I find swirling around in my head these last few days. What would you do to build a movement?