Contact Us

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 703

Philadelphia, PA  19123

Tel: 215/763-1144 or 800/ 903-0111 x3​



Remember that email is not a secure form of communication. If you need to discuss sensitive information, please call the National Clearinghouse directly.


We accept collect calls from incarcerated victims of battering at 215/763-1144.



The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women (NCDBW) is a national resource that provides information and technical assistance. NCDBW does not provide crisis services, legal advice or representation, or financial assistance.


For advocacy, counseling, and referrals, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There, an advocate can talk with you about your situation, your safety, and the options available to you. All conversations with advocates at the National Hotline are strictly confidential.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).