Survivors, their friends, family and other concerned people can call our 24 hour hotline to talk, get information and resources, or to learn more about our services. The hotline is anonymous and confidential. Advocates can provide callers with immediate crisis intervention & safety planning. You do not need to be in a crisis to call. Many people call us just to talk or to find out information about our other services. 1-800-834-0654
24-Hour Emergency Shelter (Residential)
A confidential safe haven for adults and children; providing food, clothing & all necessities, pets may also be sheltered.
Advocates assist clients with assessing needs, setting goals, and connecting clients to resources.
Most commonly, advocates help clients meet basic needs for food and clothing, obtain affordable housing, financial assistance, transportation, accompany client for medical exam, provide moral support and any other services that will help clients achieve self-determined independence. Crisis intervention and advocacy is provided on a walk in basis at all 3 of our locations, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.
Legal Advocates are available to assist clients with obtaining legal representation, accompany them to court hearings, hospital, law enforcement offices, prosecutor's offices, and provide information on the legal process. Many clients need assistance with divorce, child support, protective orders, and more.
Professional individual crisis counseling is available to clients at no cost.
Many survivors find it helpful to talk with other survivors who have had similar experiences. FCCBB offers support groups for survivors based on need.
Presenters and group facilitators are available upon request to any organization, business, agency, or group who would like to learn more about the dynamics and effects of domestic violence and sexual assault on the community. Presentation content and activities are all culturally and age-appropriate.
We also provide outreach services to surrounding communities, including Balmorhea, Marathon, Fort Davis, Marfa, Sanderson, Valentine, Candelaria and Fort Stockton.
Advocates may meet clients in these communities to provide services as needed. If you are in one of these communities and need help, please call our 24-hour hotline, no appointment is necessary for immediate crisis intervention and advocay: 1-800-834-0654