There's No Excuse for Abuse
The Family Place
In your community...
- 38% of Texas women have experienced partner violence in their lifetime.
- 70% of children of abused women are also physically abused.
- 20% are also sexually abused.
- Majority of abusive men were either abused, or witnessed their own mothers abuse.
Since 1978, The Family Place has...
- Counseled over 225,000 clients
- Providing lifesaving shelter to more than 21,000 people
- Helped more than 20,000 batterers learn how to change there abusive behavior
- Answered more than 550,000 calls for help
24-hour Crisis Hotline; 214-941-1991
The Family Place was founded in 1978 when there was too much abuse seen in families and a lack of resources to help the victims of the abuse.