24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline
409-832-7575 or 1-800-621-8882
Womens and Children’s Shelter
Safe house protection, Crisis Hotline, Legal Advocacy, Case Management, Counseling, Children’s Advocacy, Transitional Housing
General Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Dependency, Grief, Stress, and Relational Conflict counseling available for all age groups. Services provided on a sliding fee scale.
Batterers Intervention and Prevention Program
24-week program teaches non-controlling and non-violent coping skills and addresses denial, minimization, blame, and justification for abuse.
18-week program for adult men or women dealing with uncontrolled anger. Teaches coping, positive reactions to everyday stress, and planning to deal with anger.
Assists parents with the challenges of effective child rearing, while focusing on the needs of parents and children during times of stress.
10-week class that helps children identify feelings and learn how to express them in healthy ways, avoid confrontation, build self-confidence, set goals, make healthy-life choices, maintain healthy friendships, and take care of ourselves.
Employee Assistance Program
Help your business keep the valuable company assets that employees represent. Provide them with assessment and counseling for family and job-related problems.
Family Services Blog
At Family Services, we provide emergency safe haven for victims of domestic violence. Most of the victims we help are women and children seeking a way to escape an abusive family situation.
What some don’t know is that we also work very hard with perpetrators of violence (batterers) to break the cycle of violence.
The Power and Control Wheel is an extremely useful tool (developed by The Domestic Abuse Intervention Project) that we use as a part of our curriculum in our Batterer’s Intervention and Prevention Program and also with women who come to our shelter.read more
At the Family Services Counseling Center, we teach people how to manage their anger. We begin with helping people understand that anger is a feeling – and feelings are OK. Its not wrong to become angry. Anger is a normal and necessary emotion. It is a very important defense mechanism. Anger helps protect and motivate us from being mistreated or taken advantage of.
But being angry all the time can cause all types of problems, from general health issues to relationship and work problems. And what causes problems for many people, men and women alike, is how they deal with their anger.read more
Worsening health status and stagnating productivity are major concerns of employers nationwide.
Some employers are experiencing alarming increases in absence rates due to the growing number of claims for short- and long-term disability and Family Medical Leave.
Stress is a major concern for employers and managers, and mental health and substance-use conditions continue to be a leading cause of illness and lost productivity for most employers.
Factors that can affect business performance include:
- mental health conditions
- sleep problems
- family problems
- financial problems
These factors reduce productivity and increase both planned and unplanned absences. Many of these factors are either preventable or modifiable.
Generally speaking, Employee Assistance Programs provide value in three ways:read more
One in five adults experience a mental health disorder each year.1
Mental health issues can be more disabling than deafness or severe vision loss.2
More Americans are expected to die this year by suicide than in car accidents.3
The way that each of us views mental health can impact those around us. Consider this: If someone you were close to was in poor physical health wouldn’t you do everything you could to help them heal?read more
85% of domestic violence victims are women. Here in Southeast Texas, the percentage is even greater. At Family Services, we help victims of domestic violence (men and women) by providing them and their children shelter from their abuser.
We help batterers (men and women) break the cycle of violence.
But there are things every man can do to help prevent violence against women.read more
“We love Laura. She is genuine, caring, and so helpful. She makes us feel good about ourselves instead of us feeling belittled or weird. She has been a true gift to our family.” – Counseling Center Client
“Let me start by saying I am VERY thankful to have had this experience. With that being said, I dont’ have the words to describe my counselor. This man is, without a doubt, the most genuine, caring and understanding individual I have ever encountered. He showed me it was OK not to be perfect but to strive for it everyday. I believe now that I can help others like myself.” – Anger Management Client