Family Services of Southeast Texas

Our mission is to strengthen and empower families, individuals and communities through accessible counseling services, shelter services, and advocacy.

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Family Services of Southeast Texas

s5_article_2The mission of Family Services of Southeast Texas is to strengthen and empower families, individuals and communities through accessible counseling services, shelter services, education and advocacy.
Family Services of Southeast Texas serves families and individuals in crises. Family Services Counseling Center provides healing to individuals and families who are facing a variety of issues that affect families, such as grief, stress, parenting challenges, marital difficulties, substance abuse and more.

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Latest News

13th Annual Celebrate Families Luncheon

On Feburary 24, 2015, Family Services’ will host the 13th Annual Celebrate Families Luncheon at the MCM Elegante in Beaumont. This year’s event will honor: Family of the Year, Dr. and Mrs. Sam Monroe – Dr. & Mrs. Monroe served our community for four decades as President and First Lady of Lamar State College Port Arthur. Recently retired, the Monroe’s continue to dedicate their time to Southeast Texas through their involvement in the Historical Society and Higher Education Foundation. Family Business of the Year, Howell Furniture – For over 50 years, Howell Furniture has provided Southeast Texas customers with well-crafted merchandise with the utmost quality. Their commitment to our community is also evident in all of the ways they “give back” through their support of local civic and social organizations, such as Family Services. Bill Leger Family Advocate of the Year, Chief James P. Singletary – Beaumont Police Chief, James P. Singletary has lived in Southeast Texas all his life and has over 40 years law enforcement experience at both the local and federal level. His leadership is characterized by an excellent working relationship with both officers and members of the community and a commitment to serving our community with fairness, integrity and respect. Family Services Volunteers of the Year, Valero Port Arthur Refinery, Trinity Industrial Services, Triangle Gauge and Echo Maintenance – A group of dedicated volunteers organized by these generous corporate citizens provided the materials, time and labor to construct a new playground at Family Services Women and Children’s Shelter. Because of their valuable contributions, children affected by domestic violence whose families are working to make a... read more

Entergy Brightens the Holidays!

Volunteers from Entergy decorated nine trees around Family Services Women and Children’s Shelter. The group, led by Entergy Senior Communications Specialist and Family Services Board Member, Debi Derrick, helped brighten the holidays for dozens of women and children who will spend Christmas at the shelter this year. Thank you Entergy for all you... read more

Criminal Justice System Response Training for Domestic Violence

Family Services of Southeast Texas and the Beaumont Police Department with the Texas Council on Family Violence held the Criminal Justice System Response Training: a multi-disciplinary seminar on domestic violence. The training took place at the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission in Beaumont, TX on April 24, 2014. The training allowed for professionals who work with victims, survivors, children, and offenders of family violence to obtain expert information to enhance local family violence systems collaboration, build a more consistent community response to family violence, and create an opportunity for participants to network with one another. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make the training a... read more

We Love Our Donors

Thanks to all of our donors for their generosity! All Saints Episcopal School donated 36 bags of candy, 10 bags of toys, 51 coloring/reading books, 1 I spy phonics book, 100 stickers and 20 personal items with candy. read more

Do you qualify for lower costs on Health Insurance?

Wondering if you’ll qualify for lower costs on #HealthInsurance? You may qualify for lower monthly premiums or out-of-pocket costs if you currently earn less than $45,960 for a household of one or $94,200 for a household of four. You’ll be able to see your savings when you shop on the Marketplace. Family Services of Southeast Texas is proud to partner with Be Covered, a grassroots organization dedicated to engage, educate, and enroll the uninsured. In addition to providing a bilingual website, informational materials, and a text campaign, Be Covered Illinois has also launched a bilingual consumer education hotline: 1- 888-809-2796. Consumers can call this toll-free number Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT for more information about requirements of the new federal health care law. To find out how the new healthcare law affects you, visit ‘Like’ Be Covered on Facebook: Follow Be Covered on Twitter: To receive alerts from the Be Covered Illinois campaign text 33633 with the word JOINIL for English updates or UNIRIL for Spanish... read more