Women's Center of Brazoria Co.

Services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

What is Domestic Violence?

The United States Department of Justice defines domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.  Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone.

Scope of the Problem

  • On average, nearly 20 people per minute are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States.

  • 1 in 3 women have experienced [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime

  • Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime

  • According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 85% of victim/survivors are women and 15% of victim/survivors are men
Domestic Violence Services
  • Shelter Services for women and children only Call Hotline for access- 1-800-243-5788
  • Advocacy services walk-ins and by appointment at all offices (Adult victims of domestic violence)
  • Domestic Violence Community Education and training speakers' bureau (upon request call 979-849-9553 for more information) 
  • 24 Hour Toll-Free Crisis Hotline for adult victims of domestic violence 1-800-243-5788 or 281-585-0902
  • On-Call hospital accompaniment 24hrs a day through crisis hotline 
  • Advocate Accompaniment to law enforcement, prosecutors' offices and court
  • Advocacy for victims of domestic violence through hot-line or any office
  • Peer Support Counseling for adult victims of domestic
  • 24 hours Crisis Intervention Services and Information and Referral  (Hotline and walk-ins during regular office hours any location for victims of domestic violence)
  • Volunteer Opportunities (includes training and assignments)
  • Resale Shop- providing clothing for all victims who we serve
  • Supervised Visitation Program (court ordered on 1st,3rd and 5th Saturdays of the month)
  • Crime Victim Compensation (notification & assistance in filing)
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Classes (see programs page for more info)
  • Parenting Classes and Workshops (see programs page for more info)

How to Contact Us

Administrative Office
715 N. Valderas, Angleton, 77515
979 849 9553 (M-F 8.30-4.30 pm)

Shelters- 24hr Crisis Hotlines
1 800 243 5788
1 281 585 0902

For interpreters call 1 800 528 5888

Morning Glory Resale Shop
1100A East Mulberry, Angleton, 77515
979 848 1445

Alvin Office - Kathi Perkins
629 Sunset, Alvin, 77511
281 585 0904 (M,W,F)

Angleton Office - Kathryn Jones, 
715 N. Valderas, Angleton, 77515
979 849 9553 (M-F)

Freeport Office - Veronica Molina-Jones
200 W. 2nd St. 2nd floor, suite 220, Freeport, 77541
979 233 7174 (T, Th)

Pearland Office - Kathi Perkins
2335 N. Texas, Ave., Pearland, 77581
281 485 0934 (Tu,Th)

West Columbia Office - Veronica Molina-Jones
510 E. Brazos, West Columbia, 77486
979 345 5014 (W 8.30-Noon)

Need any other information? Call us at our Admin Office.

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