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Working to End Domestic Violence in Southeast Texas

Family Services of Southeast Texas announced this week that they will expand their Batterer’s Intervention and Prevention Program to include a weekly class in Orange.  “Our classes in Beaumont and Port Arthur have been very successful,” said Executive Director Janet...

Is He Going To Change This Time?

In our previous post, we showed a powerful video of a male batterer named Travis, who did commit to change and was very successful. If you are a victim of domestic violence, your partner may be mandated to attend, or is considering attending our Batterers Intervention...

Can a Violent Person Change?

Perpetrators of domestic violence can change. At Family Services, we have a Texas accredited Batterers Intervention and Prevention Program that is extremely successful. Because our goal is to strengthen the family, we do not demonize or judge the batterer. Instead we...

Power and Control – Tactics Used by Male Batterers

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...

9 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence

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...

10 Tips for Becoming Less Hostile

At Family Services of Southeast Texas, we focus on relationships between family members.  Anger is one of the most common negative patterns impacting family relationships .  It is common to hear that you should “let out” or “express” your...