The Houston Area Women's Center

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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Fox 26 Shares the News: Vote for HAWC!

Click here to check us out on Fox 26 Houston, encouraging everyone to participate Reliant Energy's $100K Charity Challenge. Many thanks to Melissa Wilson and Jose Grinan of Fox 26 for providing the opportunity to spread the word!

Voting is unlimited until May 13, and we need your help to finish strong!

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Harris County DA Office Awards Pam Hobbs, HAWC

On April 14, 2016, the Harris County District Attorney's Office awarded Houston Area Women's Center Children’s Court Services Manager Pam Hobbs with the Gavel of Justice Leadership award for her 30+ years advocating on behalf of child victims.

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