Houston Area Women’s Center
The Houston Area Women’s Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling, career services, a unique court orientation program for children victims of abuse, community training and education and general advocacy services. Our services are free and confidential. In 2011, The Houston Area Women’s Center helped 40,190 women and men in crisis who called our 24-Hour Hotlines for help. 8,588 adults and 4,811 children and youth received counseling and advocacy services for domestic and sexual violence. Our shelter became a safe haven more 1,198 women and 1,006 children and our children court services advocates supported and prepared 2,968 abused children to testify in court.
AAMA is a community-based organization designed to inspire and empower Latinos to pursue and achieve their potential. Our efforts are focused in the areas of [...]Read More