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About WIT

Empowering Women Since 1971

Women In Transition (WIT) provides empowerment counseling, referrals and advocacy to women in Philadelphia who are endangered by domestic violence and/or substance abuse.


Our holiday Adopt-a-Family program has begun! At WIT, we believe in empowering women to shop for their families themselves through gift cards to supermarkets and stores.

If you are interested in “adopting a family” and participating in WIT’s holiday gift card drive, please click here for more information.

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Centrally located in Center City, Women In Transition is an early intervention and prevention agency – helping women identify the causes and prevalence of domestic or substance abuse in their lives and make long-lasting changes for themselves and their children.

Our programs help women make positive changes in their lives, actualize their potential, and build lives for themselves and their children that are free of violence and free from addictions to drugs and alcohol.

WIT also provides trainings, workshops, and systems advocacy in the community to help build a society that will no longer tolerate violence against women and children.

To make an appointment, call our LifeLine at 215.751.1111.

All of WIT’s direct services are provided free, without regard to race, gender, age, marital, social or economic status; cultural or religious practices; sexual orientation; political beliefs; or physical abilities.