Fannin County Family Crisis Center 24/7 Hotline 903-583-7000
The Family Crisis Center operates a 24-hour crisis hotline, 903-583-7000, and is answered by trained advocates.
The Family Crisis Center provides for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. We are trained peer counselors and have referrals for professional counseling.
The Family Crisis Center can take victims to nearby shelters.
The Family Crisis Center provides victims with legal advocacy services, such as assistance with protective orders, assault charges, and Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC). Courtroom/Medical/Law Enforcement accompaniment and support for hearings can also be provided.
Prevention and educational health fairs, workshops and trainings are provided upon request to college groups, businesses, service clubs, community groups, and organizations.
The Family Crisis Center provides clients with many of their basic needs such as food and household toiletries. In the summer, we collect and distribute fans, and in the winter, we collect and distribute small heaters and coats. We receive donations and hand out Christmas food boxes, have a drive, and work with Clayton Homes to provide Christmas gifts for low-income families in Fannin County.
The Family Crisis Center offers domestic violence classes, two types of parenting classes, and women's empowerment classes.
What is Safe Place?
Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people under the age of 18 (up to 21 years of age in some communities) in need of immediate help and safety. As a collaborative community prevention initiative, Safe Place designates businesses and organizations as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country. Safe Place locations include libraries, YMCAs, fire stations, public buses, various businesses, and social service facilities.
Designated Safe Place locations display the Safe Place sign, the universal symbol of youth safety. If a young person needs immediate help or safety, they can depend on any location with the Safe Place sign. For more info: www.nationalsafeplace.org