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Family Services of Southeast Texas announces the receipt of a $900,000 grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund to help with the rebuild of the Women’s & Children’s Shelter, which has been out of commission since August 2017, due to damages from flood waters from Hurricane Harvey. The 65 bed shelter will house victims of domestic violence in a safe, secure environment.
Family Services Blog
Gasps, sighs, and sounds of exasperation were all that could be heard in the room of 70+ people. The documentary they were watching was moving and tragic. It wasn’t surprising to see jaws agape, heads shaking in disbelief.
But for the seasoned law enforcement and victims advocates in the room, “Telling Amy’s Story” was full of truths that were all too familiar.read more
I do love Mondays! I didn’t use to. No, in fact, I dreaded them. I would go into grief mode on Sunday afternoon.
I now see that it was a sorry way to live. So, how did I …read more
Family Services is proud to offer a Transitional Housing Program (also known as Sunshine Cove Apartments) to women and children that have used our Domestic Violence Shelter services and are on their way to reclaiming their lives and livelihood.
This summer, HUD cut funding that was critical to the continued operation of Sunshine Cove.
The wonderful news is that…read more
Well parents, the kids have finally returned to school! Yippee!! Getting back in the routine can be hard. But, please don’t underestimate the power of the nightly routine.
All of us (even our kiddos) need restful sleep to function well during the day. Not having enough sleep can lead to us feeling cranky, slowed down or restless, & even to making poor decisions throughout the day. Grades can suffer and some kids may even act out in school.read more
Have you ever thought about seeing a counselor? People seek counseling for a variety of reasons. You don’t have to be “crazy” or have a serious mental health problem to benefit from therapy.
Family Services counselors know that each day they will meet clients that are facing all sorts of life challenges – and that they need support to see them through those challenges. We are prepared to listen, engage, educate, and help you understand your options.
So, when is the right time?read more