Family Place Inc
Rating: 5 stars 14 14 reviews
Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing
P.O. Box 7999 Dallas TX 75209 USA
The mission of The Family Place is to eliminate family violence through intervention and proactive prevention, extensive community education, advocacy and assistance for victims and their families.
Hotline and Emergency Shelter Services The hotline, offers 24-hour crisis counseling, information and referral for victims of family violence. In 2005, we answered 6,699 hotline and crisis calls. The Family Place provides emergency shelter, counseling and emergency relief services for women and children victims of domestic violence at our Safe Campus. In 2005, we provided 25,552 service days. Transitional Housing The Family Place Supportive Living Program provides extended-stay apartments on our Safe Campus as well as subsidized housing, education, training and child care to give battered women the time and resources to build new, nonviolent lives. In 2005, we provided 32,123 service days. Child Development Center and After-school Services - This is the cornerstone of healing for fragile children. The Child Development Center at our Safe Campus provides a specialized curriculum for children five and under. By using a multidisciplined approach as well as understanding and recognizing the unique needs of traumatized children. In 2005, we provided 59,191 service hours. Outreach Services Clients who need services without shelter receive community-based group and individual counseling and support services at our Center for Women and Children, at our Metrocrest Help Center and in two offices in Dallas? largely African American Southern Sector. Our Latina Program addresses the specific needs of our Spanish-speaking clients. In 2005, we provided 13,029 service hours. Children's Services Through play therapy, group and individualized counseling, this program helps children in our residential and outreach programs learn to feel safe, to stay safe, and, most importantly, to stop hurting. In 2005, we provided 11,642 service hours. Faith and Liberty's Place - Trained professionals supervise visitation with non-custodial parents and provide monitored exchange to families in this safe, neutral, child-centered environment. Referrals come directly from the Dallas Family Courts, primarily from child custody cases in which one parent has a history of abusive behaviors toward the other parent and/or child. In 2005, we provided 3,272 service hours. Battering Intervention & Prevention Program (BIPP) -Abusers working to change their violent behavior access specialized group and individual counseling services at our Help Center/North Dallas. BIPP works closely with the criminal justice system to provide court-ordered counseling services to the community. In 2005, we provided 14,789 service hours. Youth Education and Prevention Services - Our comprehensive Youth Education and Prevention Services reach out to children and Youth, teaching them how to stop the cycle of violence through domestic violence education and leadership training. Programs include our Structured Education Program in middle and high schools, the Successful Treatment and Respect Together education and leadership program for adolescents, and a Bullyproof Program for elementary school students. Through these programs youth learn to maintain healthy relationships in every aspect of their lives. In 2005, we provided 25,939 education and service hours. Incest Recovery Services - The Family Place provides counseling for adult survivors of incest and childhood sexual abuse. In addition to core counseling services for adults, the Incest Recovery Program offers training for professionals and educational outreach about the problem of incest. In 2005, we provided 7,503 service hours.
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