Computer and phone browser history can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear.
If you are afraid your internet and/or computer usage might be monitored, please use a safer computer/phone, call your Local Hotline at 979-775-5355, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
Domestic Violence Services
Join the Mission’s team of volunteers and show compassion, love, and kindness to our neighbors in need.
With social distancing guidelines in place, COVID-19 creates a unique circumstance that may present additional dangers for victims of domestic violence. Financial strain, increased isolation, and constant proximity to an abuser may all negatively impact the safety of a survivor.
At this time, safety planning is crucial for survival. To speak to a local advocate from Twin City Mission Domestic Violence Services, please call 979-775-2255.
Visit the links below for more information about safety planning at this time.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline – Staying Safe During COVID-19: https://www.thehotline.org/2020/03/13/staying-safe-during-covid-19/
Genesis Shelter Dallas – Safety Planning If You’re Trapped at Home: https://www.genesisshelter.org/safety-planning-if-youre-trapped-at-home/”
Twin City Mission’s Domestic Violence Program provides services to victims of domestic violence and dating violence in all seven counties of the Brazos Valley: Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington. Services are provided at no cost and include shelter, counseling, case management, legal advocacy, safety planning, and career assistance.
Victims and their children in need of emergency shelter are referred to Phoebe’s Home, a component of Twin City Mission’s DVS Program. Founded in 1978, Phoebe’s Home is a 24-hour emergency shelter providing nutritional meals, laundry facilities, daily needs (toiletries, clothing), transportation, and recreational activities for residents.
Victims who are not seeking emergency shelter can receive nonresidential services in their county of residence at no cost.
24-Hour Hotline: 979-775-5355
Toll-Free: 888-45-AWAKE (2-9253)
Case Management, Legal Advocacy, Individual Counseling, Support Groups,
Volunteer Services, General Information: 979-775-2255
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Fact of the Day: Receive a fact about domestic violence each day of October via text message. Sign up through the link below or email your phone number to email@example.com.
(Fact of the Day Sign up Link: https://rb.gy/8omw9r)
Trivia Night! October 29th: Join us for trivia night on Facebook Live at 8:30 pm. The winner will receive a prize.
More Details on FB: Twin City Mission
Brazos County Coalition Against Domestic Violence will be putting on
Movie Night: October 8th at 7 pm, We will be watching Private Violence on Zoom.
Book Discussion: October 15th at 7 pm, We would love to hear your thoughts about “No Visible Bruises” by Rachel Snyder
Candlelight Vigil: October 22nd at 7 pm, Join us on Facebook Live as we host our 26th Annual Candlelight Vigil.
Panel: October 29th at 7 pm, Community partners will be live on Facebook talking about a different aspect of domestic violence.
More Details on FB: Brazos County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Texas A&M Health Promotion
They will be putting on events throughout the month, visit their social media to find out more details.
FB: Texas A&M Health Promotion, Instagram @tamuhealthpromotion