Programs - Domestic Violence

  • *First Step, Inc.

    Click here for First Step support group information

    All services are free and confidential

    First Step promotes safe and healthy communities free from violence through outreach, education, and supportive services.

    Comprehensive services including emergency shelter, counseling, legal advocacy for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault as well as their family members that may be impacted.

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  • Child and Family Program

    The Child and Family Program serves children and families who are facing a crisis such as death, divorce, illness, violence, homelessness, alcohol/drug abuse and other situations of family stress. Child and Family specialists address these issues while working to keep families together. They serve: Families in need of emotional support Single parents feeling overwhelmed Grandparents…

    Provided at no cost:
    *Visit families in their homes to assess needs
    *Identify strengths and determine areas of growth
    *Develop goals with the family to promote stability
    *Help families locate and access community services
    *Teach parenting and life skills
    *Offer family and individual counseling when available
    *Teach families the importance of daily routines, managing behaviors and healthy relationships
    *Assist with out-of-home placement if needed

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  • Christ-Centered Support Groups

    Common  Ground Recovery Ministries is offering support groups and programs for Anger Management, Substance Abuse Recovery, Rebuilding Your Life, Women’s C.A.R.E. Recover, and Parenting.  These groups last for 12 sessions and will teach skills and strategies to help one cope and deal with day to day life.  Call for more information.


    Re-Building Your Life: recover from loss by death, divorce or other situations.

    Substance Abuse Reovery

    Women's C.A.R.E. (Co-Dependency, Abuse, Relationships, Emotions)

    Anger Management


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  • MSU Texas Sexual Misconduct Resources

    Visit their web page to get further information about campus resources, policies and reporting forms for MSU Texas.

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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255 The website has information for services needed for deaf & hard of hearing as well as Spanish speakers.

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  • North Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking

    In North Texas, people are being exploited on construction sites and farms, in house, restaurants, hotels, shops, massage parlors, factories, and in many other places. Women, men, and children are living in situations of forced labor and commercial sexual exploitation. Through force, fraud, or coercion, they were promised better lives, then trapped by threats or…

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  • Patsy’s House-Children’s Advocacy Center

    Patsy’s House Children’s Advocacy Center is a comprehensive, child-focused program that offers a highly effective, one-stop approach to child abuse investigation. The facility allows law enforcement, child protection professionals, prosecutors and the mental health and medical communities to work together with victims of child abuse and sexual assault in a comprehensive and cohesive manner. The…

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  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response SAFB (Sheppard Air Force Base)

    The Sheppard AFB Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program (SAPR) actively commits to the safety and well-being of all Airmen, Adult Dependents and AF civilian members assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base. Sexual assault is a crime and can be very traumatic for a victim of sexual assault. Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual…

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  • STARRY Counseling

    Starry Counseling provides counseling services to families with children from birth to 17 years of age who need assistance resolving family conflict.  Through solution-focused, strengths-based professional counseling, the STARRY Counseling program helps families access help and hope as they journey through some of life’s most difficult challenges. One-on-one and group counseling sessions can help: Provide…

    All counseling services are provided at no cost to the clients up to 17 years of age (or youth older than 17 who are still enrolled in high school in Texas) who need assistance resolving family conflict.

    Individual and Family Counseling.

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  • Teen Emergency Shelter

    The Teen Emergency Shelter opened in 1992 is celebrates 24 years of service, specifically to meet the needs of homeless and runaway youth, deter school dropouts, and strengthen families. The TES is an eight bed coed facility licensed to accept kids ages 10 to 17. The TES is the only facility of its kind within a 100-mile radius.…


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