Women and Children's Safe Shelter and Services at Houston Area Women's Center

Shelter details

  • Added Apr 12, 2016 | Last Update Jun 10, 2022
  • 1010 Waugh Drive
       Houston, TX 77019
       Open in Google Maps
  • (713) 528-2121

Mission Statement

"The Houston Area Women?s Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services."
- Source: Women and Children's Safe Shelter and Services at Houston Area Women's Center website


Individuals and families fleeing from abuse can find safety and support their 120-bed shelter and residential facility.
The Houston Area Women's Center shelter is at an undisclosed location and supports 24-hour surveillance and security personnel.
Clients entering the shelter can expect clean and comfortable amenities and access to a host of programs, resources and support staff.
Each client is assigned a case advocate and together they develop safety planning, goal setting and discuss additional community resources so the client may make informed decisions about the future.
To promote economic stability and independence, the Career Development Program provides assistance and resources to help each client work towards educational and/or employment goals.

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Comments (1)

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    Jfgonzalez says

    I had a quadruple bypass surgery in April and I was out of town working I lost my apartment.and my car I have any we're to stay or go. Do y'all accept men I'm 43yrs old I've never hit rock bottom like this I have a phone but it's off u can eamil me if u can

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