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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...

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...

Myth Busting: The Involvement of CPS in Your Domestic Abuse Case

Breaking free from an abuser is extremely difficult and can be a very stressful and trying time for mothers and their children.  Common misconceptions about Child Protective Services can make things harder, or even make victims hesitant to leave their abuser. Here are...

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...