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. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
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.
Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties (Palestine office)
The Crisis Center provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, information and referrals, short-term emergency housing for women and children, victim advocacy (court and law enforcement), medical accompaniment, case management, and counseling. The Crisis Center of Anderson & Cherokee Counties serves Cherokee and Anderson Counties.
Family Crisis Center of East Texas, Inc. (Lufkin office)
(936) 639-3550 (Safehouse)
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.
Atascosa Family Crisis Center, Inc.
The Family Crisis Center, Inc. provides assistance to victims of dating violence, family violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The Crisis Center offers a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal advocacy, individual and group support, community awareness, transportation, meals and emergency funds, child care during sessions, personal advocacy and more. Atascosa Family Crisis Center, Inc. serves Atascosa, Wilson, and Frio Counties.
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