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Your Center in Times of Crisis
The Crisis Center is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization that provides shelter and support to victims of family violence, child abuse and sexual assault in Matagorda and Wharton Counties
What We Do
We Change Lives
The Mission of The Crisis Center is to create an environment where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities we serve by providing crisis intervention services to victims of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse, including providing awareness and prevention services to the community.
2nd Annual Light up the Square
Join us on April 7th and 8th as we honor and recognize those who have endured abuse in our communities.
We Make an Impact
We are proud to have helped our community in a big way.
Take a look at our 2019 statistics:
Received prevention education through our outreach efforts
Children received forensic interviews
Nights of shelter provided
1-800-451-9235 • 24 hour Hotline
My family was a victim of domestic violence. When I say my family it’s because while a mother may endure the violence it touches everyone in the home. I consider myself a survivor of childhood domestic violence and my goal is; that I can help bring hope and healing to others that have lived through the trauma of domestic violence as children and as adults. The Crisis Center and the Child Advocacy Center help give that sense of hope and healing and that is why I partner with them.
Billie Jean Bram
The Crisis Center is an essential service and single source for Women and Children in Crisis and in need of all types of personal and family support. As a Board member I am proud of the work that we do to help so many families in a time of great distress. I am also encouraged by the Center's proactive work to outreach and educate our community to disrupt the cycle of violence against women and children.
My experience with the CAC has been excellent. The staff is always welcoming and inviting to CPS staff as well the families. They are thorough and have acquired different trainings so that the family and children feel the most comfortable possible while visiting the CAC. They also go out of their way to make sure the families are receiving the proper resources such as counseling in order to fortify their family bond and prevent future trauma. They also use community resources to connect the families with any additional help they may be needing.