Friends of the Family Denton
PO Box 640
Denton, TX 76202
Friends of the Family offers emergency shelter for survivors of relationship violence and sexual assault. Persons seeking shelter may call the crisis line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 800-572-4031 or 940-382-7273. Eligibility for shelter will be determined based on safety concerns related to relationship violence or sexual assault, resulting in the person having no safe place to stay. In the event a caller is not eligible for our shelter, referrals to other local resources will be provided.
The shelter is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crisis intervention specialists answer the hotline, monitor the house, and assist clients with basic needs during night, weekend and holiday hours.
The 32-bed residential facility offers numerous services that encourage safety planning, education regarding relationship violence, personal growth, and independent living skills in an abuse-free environment. Generally, clients stay in the shelter for up to 30 days; extensions may be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Services: Abuse Counseling, Crime Victim and Witness Counseling, Domestic Violence Intervention Programs, Domestic Violence Shelters, Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services, Sexual Assault Counseling, Sexual Assault Counseling, Spouse/Domestic Partner Abuse Counseling.
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 9:00pm (counseling center); 24hrs / 7 days (shelter/hotline)