In 1983, the Mid-Coast Crisis Center was founded for victims of domestic violence in the Victoria area. That small program has grown and expanded to the wide array of services we currently provide. Our specially trained and dedicated staff provide 24-hour hotline counseling and crisis intervention as well as emergency shelter services for victims of family violence and their children. Other services include:

  • One-on-one peer counseling 
  • Accompaniment and advocacy to court, law enforcement agencies, and medical services
  • Legal Advocacy for help applying for protective orders and help navigating the legal system
  • Information and Referral: Assistance to clients in obtaining other needed services
  • Emergency clothing for adults and children
  • Transitional Housing Program for victims
  • Household items for families leaving the emergency shelter
  • Presentations by trained staff to local agencies, businesses, churches, and other organizations
  • Professional trainings with TCOLE and CEs available 
  • Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) information available HERE.


Topics include: domestic violence, sexual assault, self-care, and others

For more information call 361-573-HELP (4357)