The Family Place
As Ray Rice fights to get his job back, domestic abuse shelters in North Texas are fighting to find the money to provide services to victims.
The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.
The mission of the Family Place is to empower victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence. The Family Place is the Dallas area’s leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety.
A coffee shop and advocacy group are teaming up to take on domestic violence.
Dallas County will target domestic violence offenders when it starts confiscating guns from abusers this fall.
A survey released today by the National Network to End Domestic Violence shows domestic violence programs across Texas have a critical shortage of funds and staff to assist victims in need of services.
Six police officers have been fired from the Dallas Police Department. Among the six are two officers who department officials said ignored pleas from abused residents.
Fort Worth police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman in her home at The Hills Apartments Sunday morning.
Dallas police investigate one of their own for domestic violence….at the same time the mayor is involved in a campaign to end it.
A mother and daughter were found dead Sunday after an apparent double homicide in a Grand Prairie home, police said.
The domestic violence task force unveiled new proposals involving Dallas Police.
Many people think of domestic violence as brutal beatings that occur over a long period of time. But that is not always the case. CBS 11 News wanted to get a different view of domestic violence — a look before it escalates out of control.