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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 21, 2017

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or counties.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead. 

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Scurry

Gateway Family Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1394
Snyder, TX 79550
Hotline: (800) 578-8054
Phone: (325) 573-4351 (Administrative Offices)
Phone: (325) 573-1822 (Shelter)
Fax: (325) 573-4394 (Administration) or (325) 573-1063 (Shelter)
Web: http://gatewaysnyder.com/
Gateway Family Services provides services primarily to victims of family violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency transportation, shelter, safety planning, peer crisis counseling and support groups, advocacy and accompaniment for medical, legal, and justice system needs, and education and prevention programs. Gateway Family Services, Inc. serves Fisher, Kent, Mitchell, and Scurry Counties.

Shelby

Family Crisis Center of East Texas, Inc. (Center office)
616 Teneha Street, Suite A
Center, TX 75935
Phone: (936) 468-5140
Fax: (936) 427-5141
Web: http://www.familycrisiscenterofeasttexas.com/
The Family Crisis Center of East Texas, Inc. provides services to men, women, and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour emergency hotline, emergency shelter, transportation, crisis intervention, case management, legal advocacy, child advocacy, sexual assault advocacy, advocacy for employment and housing, peer support groups, individual and family counseling, therapy groups, emergency financial assistance, and transitional housing. Other community services include primary prevention and community education. The Family Crisis Center of East Texas serves Angelina, Houston, Nacogdoches, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, and Trinity Counties.

Smith

East Texas Crisis Center (Tyler office)
P.O. Box 7060
Tyler, TX 75711
Hotline: (903) 595-5591 or (800) 333-0358
Phone: (903) 509-2526
Fax: (903) 509-2283
Web: http://www.etcc.org
The East Texas Crisis Center provides services to victims of family violence, sexual assault, and other violent crime. Services include advocacy and support groups, advocacy and legal advocacy, Family Protective Orders assistance, Crime Victim Services assistance, intervention networks, emergency shelter, children’s prevention and education programs, economic education classes, public education and primary prevention program, and an emergency solutions program. East Texas Crisis Center serves Smith, Henderson, Van Zandt, Wood, and Rains Counties.

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