What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence. Domestic violence also includes any actions or threats of actions that are used to influence another person... read more
Why Doesn't She Leave?
Leslie Morgan Steiner was in "crazy love" — that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the harrowing story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence. Read Entire Article Here
Back to School Wishlist
- Clear backpacks
- No. 2 Pencils
- Sharpie markers
- Facial tissue
- Dry erase markers
- Folders with three brads and pockets
- 14 twin mattresses and two double mattresses
DUE TO HEALTH REGULATIONS, ALL ITEMS MUST BE NEW AND UNOPENED
What is Sexual Assault?
Sexual assault is any unwanted, non-consensual sexual contact against any individual by another using manipulation, pressure, tricks, coercion or physical force. It is any act a person is force to perform or receive that includes touching of the genitals or breasts. This includes rape, sodomy, touching or oral sex where the victim is unwilling or unable to give verbal consent, including being under 17 years old, intoxicated, drugged or unconscious... read more
Angel House Shelter
Individuals and families fleeing from abuse can find safety and support our 30 bed shelter called Angel House. Angel House Shelter is at an undisclosed location and has 24-hour surveillance and security. The is the emergency shelter serving Ector and nine additional West Texas Counties. Clients entering the shelter can expect clean and comfortable amenities and access to a host of programs, resources and support staff. Each client is assigned a case manager and together the develop safety planning, goal setting and discuss additional community independence, the PATH (Positive Action Toward Healing) provides assistance and resources to help each client work towards education and/or employment goals... read more