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Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

We at Family Services of Southeast Texas were profoundly saddened by the unspeakable violence that occurred in Sutherland Springs on Sunday. The public is still learning about the shooter’s past but we do know that there was a history of domestic violence. ...

Support from all over the U.S.

After the storm, donations began pouring in from all over the country.  From Massachusetts, Iowa, New Jersey, Nevada, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and more! And of course, our beloved Texans!  Donations were piled high in some offices, and lining the hallways of the shelter....

Family Services interviewed for Public Radio International

Thirty-two domestic violence programs in Texas were impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The Family Services Women and Children’s Shelter was closed for 16 days and is still undergoing lots of repairs. Countless survivors – both those in shelter, and those without –...

Champ Camp – Free Summer Day Camp

Free Summer Day Camp Prevention Education in an active learning environment Hosted by Family Services Kid’s Connection Program, this free summer day camp for children ages 7-12 will focus on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention, making healthy choices,...

Shelter Family Room Gets a Facelift

If you’ve ever been to Family Services Women and Children’s Shelter, you know that it is housed in a 60-year-old former nursing home complex. By its very nature, it is just very institutional looking. As social workers, we recognize that comfort is very...