The Houston Area Women's Center
Allstate Foundation Financially Empowers Survivors
Financial barriers and economic dependence post big challenges for domestic violence survivors who want to leave their abusive relationships.
That's why we are so grateful to The Allstate Foundation for awarding us with a $25,000 grant to support and enhance our Career Development Program!Read More
1010 Waugh Building Closed On Saturday, Sunday And Monday
In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the Houston Area Women's Center's building at 1010 Waugh Drive will be closed on Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25. It will also be closed, as usual, on Sunday, May 24.
The 24-hour Domestic Violence hotline (713-528-2121) and Rape Crisis hotline (713-528-7273) will continue to be available and staffed without interruption.
4th Annual Sangria Throwdown to benefit our mission!
Longtime supporters Women of Wine Charities will host its 4th Annual Sangria Throwdown with Houston's top mixologists and sommeliers on June 15 at Tommie Vaughn Ford! This exciting event showcases a competition for the most creative sangria, including a People's Choice award and a Judges Trophy award from a panel of food media professionals.
Annual Staff Retreat Focuses on Self Care
Our annual Staff Retreat was held on May 11 on the beautiful grounds of McGovern Centennial Gardens, formerly the Rose Garden at Hermann Park. A few rain showers throughout the day did not hold us back from enjoying group recreation and practicing this year's theme of self care.
Celebrating a successful #RAV2015!
We invited our shelter children, board members, community supporters and staff to celebrate our biggest and most successful 2015 Race Against Violence event.
We've been selected: Houston Marathon official charity
Once again, we've been selected as an official charity for this year's Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason program, which provides an avenue for race participants, individuals and organizations to collect donations on behalf of an official charity of their choice. The program also allows you to skip the lottery, ensure your entry and benefit our mission at the same time!