Dallas' Family Place Opens First Texas Shelter For Battered MenThe Family Place opened the first shelter in Texas dedicated specifically for male victims of domestic violence.
Former Porn Actress Testifies In Vegas Trial Of Ex-MMA FighterA former adult film actress testified she was beaten and raped by her ex-boyfriend, former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, in the months before he allegedly tried to kill her.
Big 12 Brings Campus Violence Issue To DallasThe Big 12 Conference today went on the offense about rising concerns regarding college sex assaults involving athletes.
Execution Stay Issued For Father Who Murdered His DaughtersThe Dallas man facing execution for the murder of his two daughters, received a legal reprieve from a U.S. Court of Appeals Wednesday.
First Male-Only Shelter In State Opening In Dallas Next YearThis increase in male victims coming forward is said to be largely due to the Dallas Police Department Lethality Assessment Program and Mayor Mike Rawlings’ efforts to increase awareness.
Smart Phone App Helps Secure Rooms For Domestic Violence SurvivorsIt's an overcrowding problem that could put lives in danger. Almost every domestic violence shelter in North Texas is at capacity.
Ray Rice Video Increases Domestic Violence Awareness, Not DonationsAs 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.
Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity... AgainThe numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn't a simple task.
Family PlaceThe 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.
Churches Urged To Address Domestic ViolenceA coffee shop and advocacy group are teaming up to take on domestic violence.
Dallas County Plans To Confiscate Guns From Abusers Dallas County will target domestic violence offenders when it starts confiscating guns from abusers this fall.
Survey: Critical Shortage In Funding For Domestic Violence SurvivorsA 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.