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Family Services of Southeast Texas announces the receipt of a $900,000 grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund to help with the rebuild of the Women’s & Children’s Shelter, which has been out of commission since August 2017, due to damages from flood waters from Hurricane Harvey. The 65 bed shelter will house victims of domestic violence in a safe, secure environment.
Family Services Blog
Not everyone realizes that Family Services work goes way beyond the issue of domestic violence. This month, we want to shine a light on one of our fantastic programs called Kid’s Connection.
It’s summed up beautifully in this United Way video.read more
On February 20, Family Services of Southeast Texas hosted the 16th Annual Celebrate Families Luncheon, an annual fundraiser benefitting the Family Services Programs including the Counseling Center, Kid’s Connection, Battering Intervention and Prevention, and the Beaumont and Jasper Women and Children’s Shelters.
We are pleased to announce that through generous sponsorships, ticket sales, and an amazing raffle, Family Services raised more than $55,000!
This year’s honorees were:read more
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors of and donors to the Celebrate Families Luncheon, Family Services raised an all-time high for the event $55,000!
Following is a list of donors and sponsors who deserve our thanks for their commitment to strengthening families in Southeast Texas:read more
Boarded windows, doors locked from the outside. There was no escape for Jennifer and her son. For six months, the person she thought had loved her – the person she had loved – physically, sexually, and verbally abused her and refused to let her leave the house.read more
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. Family Services and Texas Council on Family Violence staff recently discussed the link between mass shootings and domestic violence with 12 News:read more