Family Violence Unit

Our Family Violence Unit works with survivors of family violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and child abuse.

What is Family Violence? 

Family Violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. 

These behaviors can be ones that physically harm, cause fear, prevent a partner from doing what they want, or force them to behave in ways they don't want.

What is Human Trafficking? 

Human Trafficking is a violation of human rights in which victims are exploited for either labor or sexual acts for profit.

Sex Trafficking is when an individual uses force, fraud, or coercion to recruit, harbor, transport, provision, obtain, patronize, or solicit someone else for a commercial sex act.

What We Do to Help Break the Cycle

24/7 Crisis Hotline

Comprehensive Case Management

Safety Planning

Danger Assessments

Pro-Se Protective Order Assistance

Court Accompaniment

Crime Victims' Compensation

Hospital Accompaniment

One-on-One Advocacy

Resources and Referrals

Community Resource Closet

Support Group

Outreach and Education

Women's Support Group

We administer a weekly Family Violence Awareness, Safety, and Prevention Support Group for survivors in the Central Texas area. Registration is free of charge. Contact one of our Family Violence Unit Case Managers for more information.