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The Family Place
PO Box 7999
Dallas, TX 75209
24-hour Crisis Hotline 214-941-1991
Reaching out to thousands of victims of family violence each year with award-winning programs that keep women and children safe, The Family Place believes that “intervention, emergency shelter, and crisis counseling for all victims - women, children and men - will save lives.”Working to eliminate family violence through “proactive prevention, extensive community education, [as well as] advocacy and assistance for victims and their families,” the organization is the largest family violence service provider in the Dallas area and offers community based counseling, maintains a 24-hour crisis hotline, subsidizes transitional housing, feeds more than 50 kids every day, and much more.
Through the annual Texas Trailblazer Awards program, The Family Place honors individuals who lead by example to “create positive change and contribute to the quality of life in our community.”