is Family Violence?
“An act by a member of a family or household against another
member of the family or household that is intended to result in
physical harm, bodily injury, assault or sexual assault or that
is a threat that reasonably places the member in fear of imminent
physical harm, bodily injury…or dating violence…”
(Texas Family Code, 71.004)
by battered mothers show that 87% of children witness the abuse
to 50% of all homeless women and children are fleeing family violence
the Silence of Family Violence!
Families is a Non-Profit organization committed to strengthening
individuals, families and communities through education, prevention
and intervention to eliminate violence and crisis issues!
Service 24 hours-7days per week
Assistance with immediate physical and emotional needs relating
to family violence issues
Face to face counseling for adults, teens & children
Women and Children’s Shelter
Medical, Legal, and Social Services
Involvement and presentations in community, schools and social services
Trainings involving law enforcements, criminal justice, medical,
human services, clergy, and other professions
Training of volunteers to help provide advocacy in crisis intervention,
accompaniment, and follow-up services to victims of Family Violence