Providing Shelter, Counseling,
The East Texas Crisis Center is dedicated to providing safety, shelter, and education for
victims of family violence, sexual assault, and other violent crime.
Commitment to restoring dignity and purpose in the lives of victims
and promoting public compassion and awareness in order to reduce
violence in our community.
We encourage you to learn more about the services and programs
offered by the Center. We have special events and other
opportunities for you to support our mission. Be sure to take a few
minutes to explore and learn how you can be more involved.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and it's time to talk about it.
The East Texas Crisis Center is encouraging everyone to take a stand against sexual violence. Want to know how you can help? Start by believing. Be supportive of a person in your life who's experienced sexual violence by believing him or her, and by listening without blaming or judging.
Schedule of Events:
- April 2nd – presentation/training at Parent Services Center on child abuse prevention, warning signs, how parents and teachers can help, community resources, ETCC services and info, etc.
- April 2nd – final R.A.D self-defense training session
- Week of April 8th – 14th Hasting's Book Store, find books and movies related to sexual assault/abuse, trauma, and healing.
- April 16th & 17th – TJC holds a 3 day awareness week
- April 16th – UT Tyler Psi Chi booth in the UC and there will be signs (created by a Sexual Assault Victim) that say various things like:
- End the silence, prevent sexual violence
- I support survivors of sexual violence
- Sexual assault is everyone's business
- There is no shame in being a survivor
- April 18th – Sexual Assault Presentation for Volunteer Training
- April 24th – Hope Awards from 12-1 at the Taylor Auditorium at the Tyler Public Library
- April 24th is also nationally recognized "Denim Day"… "Every year since 1999 Peace Over Violence has organized Denim Day in LA & USA It is a rape prevention education campaign, where we ask community members, elected officials, businesses and students to make a social statement with their fashion statement and on this day wear jeans as a visible means of protest against misconceptions that surround sexual assault."
The East Texas Crisis Center will be hosting the 1st Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event June 1, 2013 during Fiddlers Festival.
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Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt, Henderson County District Atty. Scott Mckee, County Attorney Clinton Davis, County Judge Richard Sanders, and Eustace Police Chief Ken Holder.
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