Services We Provide

Our experienced professional staff are committed to providing services for those in Waco and our surrounding counties who are victims of domestic violence.

Adult Services

The Family Abuse Center provides a wide variety of services for all victims of domestic violence. For adults, we are able to provide emergency shelter along with general services such as case management, counseling, support groups, an array of legal services and assistance with housing. Our general services are also available to non-residential clients as well as those who live in rural areas. Our services are provided free of charge to anyone who has been impacted by domestic violence. We provide a 24-hour hotline number that clients may call in order to seek services.


We provide a 24-hour emergency shelter for all victims of domestic violence. At the shelter, clients are provided with a bed with clean sheets, 3 meals per day, and direct access to all of our general services. For more information, individuals may call our 24-hour hotline at 1-800-283-8401.

Legal Advocacy

We provide free legal services for all victims of domestic violence. Our legal advocates are available to residential, non-residential, and rural clients who reside within the seven counties we serve.

Counseling Services

We provide free counseling services for all victims of domestic violence. Our services are available to both adults and children who have been impacted by domestic violence.

Support Groups

We provide support groups and life skills classes for all of our clients. Support groups are facilitated by staff and offer a place for clients to discuss different issues and topics such as domestic violence education, boundaries, self-esteem, financial planning, etc.