Austin Dads Group

Austin Dads Group is a diverse community of fathers who take an active role in our children’s lives. We host meet-ups several times per month, with our kids at parks, playgrounds, museums, sporting events, parent-and-me classes, and anywhere else we feel compelled within the Austin, Texas metropolitan area. We also host Dads Nights Out to…

Brave Parents Support Groups

One of the most difficult things about being a single parent is not having another person to hold you up when life gets challenging. Compound the struggles with deciding to put your teen or young adult in a residential or treatment program, and it can feel like the world is on your shoulders. For those…

3 Kinds of People

I hate to put people in a box because the reality is, not everyone is the same. We are complex beings, individual and unique. The problem is, when we are struggling with knowing how to interact with certain people it’s helpful to have an approach with the intent of protecting ourselves, saving us from unnecessary grief…

Domestic Violence: A Personal Safety Plan

Remember, no one deserves to be harmed or threatened. You have the right to be safe! A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while in a relationship, planning to leave, or after you leave. Safety planning involves how to cope with emotions, tell friends and family about the abuse, take…

Abstinence Clearinghouse

Are you an advocate for abstinence – the practice of abstaining from sexual activity? Do you want to help spread the word about the benefits of practicing abstinence? You’ve come to the right place. The Abstinence Clearinghouse, based in Sioux Falls, SD was founded to provide a single place where programs, curricula, speakers and materials…

Pregnancy Decision Line

If a baby is not in your plans right now, abortion might seem like the best way out. But many find it empowering to understand all the options before making a final decision. Pregnancy Decision Line provides caring, confidential support if you or someone you know facing an unplanned pregnancy. They are available to talk and will…

Care.Net

Since 2008, Care Net’s life-affirming network of affiliated pregnancy centers has made a huge impact on the lives of unborn children and their families! The 531,977 “life decisions” are driven by Care Net’s mission to provide compassion, hope, and help to women and men facing pregnancy decisions. Through our network of affiliated centers and our real-time…

Crime Victims’ Compensation

Did you know that if you are a victim of a violent crime, there are benefits available to you? Crime doesn’t pay, but in Texas, criminals do. Crime victim compensation is a government program to reimburse victims of violent crimes– such as assault, homicide, rape, and, in some states, burglary – as well as their families for many of their…

Suspect Your Child is a Victim of Emotional Abuse?

Emotional abuse is ongoing conduct that seriously harms a child’s psychological well-being, but it’s harder to put your finger on as a parent because there are no bruises or marks to identify. Also, often the child does not have the vocabulary or understanding to describe it to you. All they really know is that they…

Suspect your Child is a Victim of Abuse?

The Centers for Disease Control define child maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. There are different kinds of child abuse: physical, sexual, or emotional. Neglect, which can be benign or…

Justice for Children

http://justiceforchildren.org Justice for Children’s Call Center helps when the child protection system fails to protect a child. We offer information, guidance and assistance to adults who are trying to keep the child safe. Our Pro Bono Legal program provides free legal help when it appears that a court or agency will return a child to…

WomansLaw.org

WomensLaw.org was founded in February 2000 by Elizabeth Martin with the help of a group of lawyers, teachers, advocates, and web designers who were interested in seeing the power of the Internet help survivors of domestic violence. In 2002, WomensLaw.org added a confidential Email Hotline to offer direct support to survivors, their advocates, friends and family members. …