Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

Nonprofit or community organization woar.org

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About us

Founded in Philadelphia in 1971 as one of the first rape crisis centers in America, WOAR is a vital non-profit organization dedicated to addressing sexual violence in our society. We provide free, confidential, and comprehensive sexual assault counseling and advocacy services, community and professional educational programs, medical and court accompaniment, and outreach to the various communities in Philadelphia.

Our mission is:
- To eliminate rape in our society, beginning with the community that WOAR serves.
- To provide needed support and referrals to victim/survivors of sexual assault, their families and friends in Philadelphia.
- To empower victim/survivors to gain control over their lives.
- To educate and raise community awareness
-To reach out to survivors from traditionally underserved communities.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1971

Government ID number: 23-1909487

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Phone: 215 985 3315

Fax: 215 985 9111

1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd Suite 1100, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, US

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