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DOMESTIC

VIOLENCE

RESOURCES

Call 800-799-7233, or 2-1-1

There are resources to help victims and survivors of domestic violence. From emergency shelter to legal advocacy to food assistance for those transitioning to a life free of violence, there is help.

If you or a loved one is trapped in an abusive relationship, get help! Call The Hotline at 800-799-7233, or 2-1-1 for local shelters and resources, and consider Families to Freedom as part of your plan to get away.

Families to Freedom

Families to Freedom, a North Texas nonprofit, transports victims of domestic abuse to safety. 


Families to Freedom Helpline is open Mon-Fri 8-5pm CT at 972-885-7020

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Non-Citizens and Immigrants

Families to Freedom does not report citizenship to any agency. We believe a person who needs safety from an abusive relationship deserves service regardless of their immigration status. While we will equally serve to help victims get to safety, our travel services cannot cross international borders. Unfortunately, we currently do not have phone support for non-English speakers at this time.


Men Can Be Victims

According to a CDC study in 2011, the lifetime prevalence of physical violence by an intimate partner was estimated to be 27.5% for men. Battered men often face fewer resources for safety and justice. At Families to Freedom, we are prepared to serve men equally as women.


LGBTQ

Intimate partner violence exists in LGBT relationships at a proportionally higher rate than non-LGBT relationships. We serve LGBT victims as equally as all.

The Family Place

24-hour Crisis Hotline: 214-941-1991

Other Services Include:

  • Transitional Housing
  • Childrens Educational Services 
  • Community Based Counseling 
  • Children's Counseling
  • Be Project 
  • Incest Recovery Program
  • Supervised Child Visits 
  • Battering Intervention and Prevention
  • Dignity at Work Program
  • Legal Services 
  • Community Education
  • Resale Services


24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE

The hotline was one of the first services we offered starting in 1978. Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


If you need to escape an abusive relationship, call us. We can provide safe transportation to our emergency shelter or connect you to other support services such as outreach counseling and legal aid.


24-hour Crisis Hotline: 214-941-1991

EMERGENCY SHELTER

The Family Place has three emergency shelters, including the state's only shelter for men and children, providing safety, counseling and emergency assistance.


On-site services include:

Crisis counseling for adults and children

Medical and dental care

Early childhood education, K-2 school and after-school and summer programs for children

Job, technical and life skills training for adults

Animal shelter for dogs and cats


If you are in need of emergency shelter, call our 24-hour Crisis Hotline: 214-941-1991

ANIMAL SHELTER

Our Ann Moody Place location has an animal shelter so victims don’t have to leave these important family members behind in danger. We are the only domestic violence service provider in the Dallas area offering this service. “Barkingham Palace” has five dog kennels and five cat towers, a Cuddle Room, a Dog Run, ADA compliant dog washing tub, storage and a workstation for the on-site kennel tech, who cares for the animals in the event that clients are unable to fully care for their pets due to stress.


Through a partnership with the SPCA of Texas, the animals in our care are seen by a vet as soon as an appointment is available and receive free shots, immunizations, wellness exams, and spay and neutering.


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Genesis Womens Shelter and Support

Emergency Hotline: 214.946.HELP (4357)

Main Outreach Office: 214.389.7700

Shelter Ministries of Dallas began operating Genesis Women's Shelter & Support in 1985 as a safe haven for women and children fleeing an immediate threat of domestic violence. To protect our clients' safety, our Emergency Shelter sits at an undisclosed location. Women and their children are welcome to stay at the emergency shelter for up to six weeks.

Each year more than 650 women and children come through our doors looking for one thing: safety. Most people arrive with nothing but the clothes on their back after making the brave decision that ultimately saves their lives. These women suddenly find themselves without a home or a way to feed their families and it is up to us to give them hope that there is a better life waiting for them.


Each person staying in our Shelter attends weekly individual and group therapy for the duration of their stay. Additionally, Emergency Shelter children may attend the on-site alternative Simmons School. During this time, our Counselors and Case Managers guide them through the healing process and assist them in setting up a new life and a brighter future.

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Safehaven of Tarrant County 

1-877-701-7233

Safehaven's mission is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention, and social change.


Save haven is the largest and most comprehensive agency in Tarrant county providing services at no cost to domestic violence victims. Safehaven provides 24 hour care at two emergency shelters, and transitional housing to families seeking their first taste of independence. Clients under the care of Safehaven receive counseling, legal services, case management and so much more. Trained bilingual advocates respond 24 hours a day to victims who call safe Havens toll-free crisis hotline 1-877-701-7233

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OUR MISSION

We support, educate, and empower the multicultural individuals and families of North Texas.


OUR PHILOSOPHY

We are dedicated to serving survivors of human rights abuses from around the world and within our community. We create access to opportunities for our clients, empowering them toward independence. We hope to equip future leaders with the skills to impact their own diverse communities for a stronger, more vibrant North Texas.


WHAT IS

TRAFFICKING?

Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. It is occurring in every industry in which people can be exploited.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

SURVIVORS

In 2017 Mosaic Family Services served 543 Victims of crime and their families received advocacy and case management services.

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WHO IS A

REFUGEE?

In 2017 Mosaic Family Services help 890 Refugees receive access to health care services, advocacy, and education.

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A Safe Place for Youth

Find a Safe Place

Youths needing help can go to a QuikTrip 24 hours a day, seven days a week and request help. QuikTrip employees will immediately contact City House, which always has someone on call and available to help. The organization can help youths who are runaways or homeless, who are abused or kicked out of the house, or who are in any unsafe situation.

Directory of Shelters

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Families to Freedom Director of Shelters