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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.


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  • Did You Know...

    In fiscal year 2018, The Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women awarded a record $467 million under Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) . Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) discretionary grantees serve an average of 125,000 victims every six months and formula sub-grantees serve over 400,000 victims each year. VAWA funding supports victim advocates who answer over a million hotline calls and provides over 2 million housing and shelter bed-nights for victims and their children annually. Every year, VAWA-funded professionals assist victims in securing more than 200,000 protection orders.
    CREDIT: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/doj-change-domestic-violence-definition/

  • On April 4th, staff and board members from A Woman's Place traveled to Washington to witness a historic vote as the US House of Representatives voted to pass the most ambitious and powerful re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) the country has seen.

  • AWP Young Adult Advisory Board (YAAB) member Alex uses a poem he encountered in class, Sharon Olds' 1984 poem "The Victims", to help make an impassioned case for standing together to stop abuse.

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