The Houston Area Women's Center

Our Statement on Supreme Court's Decision on Guns and Domestic Violence

On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, Rebecca White, Houston Area Women's Center President and CEO, joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and several gun violence prevention groups for the "National Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention Summit" to talk about the link between firearms and domestic violence, as well as the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to help prevent these tragedies from happening in the future.

"Prohibiting access to guns contributes to increased accountability for convicted abusers and it absolutely results in increased safety for their victims," she said in a statement to the press. Read More

Night Court Returns With 2016 Production: "Texas Law & Order"

Night Court is the original, all-lawyer, musical comedy production that raises money for law-related charities...like ours! This year's production, "Texas Law & Order," opens Wednesday, August 17 at the Hobby Center.

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Guarantee Your Houston Marathon Entry By Running For Team HAWC

If you missed the marathon registration deadline (or know someone who did) consider joining #TeamHAWC and run to support our mission!

Support the Yoga Pant Project at Aerial Yoga Houston

Each Saturday from June 15 through August 1 at 1:30p.m., Aerial Yoga Houston is offering a donation-based class at its Houston Heights studio to benefit The Houston Area Women's Center's Hospital Accompaniment Program.

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KPRC2: Confronting Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Leticia Manzano, HAWC Sexual Assault Services Coordinator joins Rice University and University of Houston officials to explain how campus awareness efforts have given rise to the number of sexual assaults reported each year.

'Reliant Gives' Program Awards $100,000 Public Voting Campaign Donation

On May 19, 2015, the Reliant Gives program awarded a $100,000 donation to the Houston Area Women’s Center. The employee-nominated, community-chosen contribution marks the culmination of the new charitable-giving program from Reliant that puts the power of nonprofit advocacy in the hands of the public, letting people vote for the Texas charity they want to receive donations.

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YOU DID IT! You voted, and WE WON $100,000 from Reliant!

We're sincerely grateful and proud to receive such overwhelming support from our friends and supporters on behalf of survivors. To everyone who voted, shared and spread the word, you not only helped us receive this incredible donation, but helped send a powerful message about ending sexual and domestic violence.

You made this dream a reality by voting and spreading the word! Click 'see more' to watch our reaction when we heard the big news...

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