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Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

Part 2 in a series about domestic violence prevention. See Part 1, Part 3 Recently, Family Services hosted a Panel Discussion featuring the Southeast Texas Domestic Violence Task Force.  The subject of the discussion was domestic violence prevention.  But, before we...

Domestic Violence Task Force Panel Talks Prevention

Part 1 in a series about Domestic Violence Prevention. Part 2. Part 3. 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...

Case of the Mondays?

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 make the change and decide that Mondays are fabulous? Possibly because I have seen a lot of...

Your Voice is Needed to Help Domestic Violence Victims

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...

Back to School Sleep Schedule

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...