Aware Central Texas

Aware Central Texas

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🐪 Uh-Oh, guess what day it is! 🐪 Guess👏🏻what👏🏻day👏🏻it👏🏻is! It’s Hump Day AND Wisdom Wednesday!

Were you aware of Aware Central Texas? Well, now you are. Nationally recognized as a Child Abuse Prevention Center, Aware offers educational services such as parenting classes and anger management classes, child health and safety classes, and even offers a family violence unit.

Aware’s family violence unit provides a weekly Women’s Support Group to domestic violence survivors in the Central Texas area. Remember, you’re never alone and there are always survivors and experts on standby to get you out of a bad situation.♥️

Call the 24/7 hotline at 254-813-0968 or visit their website at awarecentraltexas.org for more information. Also, check out https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2ES7QE5U85G7F?ref_=wl_share&fbclid=IwAR1WtvZh7IQE6UUKDTavSU4jaKN3E4Iw50_Q7eO2IXxnbXf--sn7inBQuy0 for a wishlist Aware has set up to donate supplies directly to their organization.🤗

#WisdomWednesday
#DomesticViolenceAwareness
#AwareCentralTexas
#LacyLakeviewPD
We had a great time training with Amanda Elkanick, Texas Advocacy Project and Kim Farbo, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) in Cameron, Texas last week! Advocates from Aware Central Texas, local law enforcement, and CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties volunteers learned more about each other's roles and how they can create collaborative solutions together.

Thank you to the Cameron Fire Department for sharing your space, and to Hecho En Texas for the AMAZING BBQ!
We had a productive afternoon here at the Chamber learning about Human Trafficking and how to prevent and identify it.
We look forward to cohosting more of these informational workshops with Aware Central Texas where you can walk away with a certification for free!
Stay tuned for future workshops. #hhchamber
Talk about a FANTASTIC FRIDAY!
Soft Interview Room #4️⃣0️⃣ is done!

We are thrilled to add Rockdale PD to our growing list of law enforcement partners. We are grateful for your interest in providing a trauma informed response to the investigation of sexual assault.

Many thanks to Misty at Aware Central Texas for helping connect us.

Also...another shout out to H-E-B for your generous donation which funded this room. It is the 2nd room which has been fully funded by H-E-B.
#HEBHelpsHere

Once again, Loloi Rugs generously donated the gorgeous rug which looks amazing in the room!

I had the added pleasure of my favorite Aggie driving over to help with the install!

We can #dobetter We MUST
Together we can #changetheconversation and #empowersurvivors
#41days
#MollyJaneMission ❤
Aware Central Texas is hosting a Businesses Against Human Trafficking workshop Feb 17th at noon. At this workshop, you will be able to receive your Business Certification certifying that your business has adopted a zero tolerance policy🚫 towards human trafficking.
Limited space is available so RSVP ASAP! Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/322721033122285?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22unknown%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22edit_dialog%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D
Our Healthy Prom Prep event was a success and we are so thankful for all of our attendees, speakers and sponsors! A big thank you goes out to:
The Boys and Girls Club Central Texas for providing the facility
Speakers included: Central Texas Youth Services, Aware Central Texas, Orangetheory Fitness Temple, Over the Plate, Dr. Allie Preston with Baylor Scott and White Derm Clinic, Live and Let Liv Yoga
Donors included: CeraVe Skincare, Coolibar Sun Protective Clothing, Grabbagreen Food + Juice, and Sam's Club
Here’s one of our brand ambassadors spreading good cheer at Aware Central Texas’ annual Christmas on the Farm.
The Best Little Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Ever is under way!
Four very deserving organizations have decorated a tree. Vote for your favorite and the winning tree wins a donation for its organization!
This year’s organizations are Academie Musique, The Czech Heritage Museum, AWARE Central Texas and Tiny Hooves Animal Rescue.

Stop by the theatre and vote in person, or cast your vote on this post! Voting continues through December 12th.

The Academie Musique of Central Texas
Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center
Aware Central Texas
Tiny Hooves Rescue and Petting Zoo
This makes my heart happy to see Aware Central Texas give to the foster care shelter! Thank you MIsty Biddick.
Thank you Aware Central Texas for donating some Halloween costumes! We are so blessed by wonderful community organizations!

Aware Central Texas is a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to providing a collective response to those who have experienced violence and trauma in Central Texas.

Aware Central Texas is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse/neglect and family violence in Central Texas!

We endeavor to incorporate the experiences of survivors in working to end the cycle of violence and build a coordinated response to violence and trauma in our community. We offer three programs: Family Violence Unit, Family Services Department, and Education Department. Our Family Violence Unit works with survivors of family violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and child abuse, and runs a 24/7 hotline. Our Family Services Department offers in-home parent education. Our Education Department offers parenting classes, adult anger management classes, and juvenile anger management classes. All of our services are free of charge. For more information, call our 24/7 hotline at 254-813-0968 or visit our website at www.awarecentraltexas.org

Operating as usual

Photos from Aware Central Texas's post 04/07/2022

Did you know 33% of all Texans experience sexual assault in their lifetime? Join Aware Central Texas in ending the cycle by giving voices to survivors and turning Texas teal!

04/07/2022

The SafeCare program has 3 separate modules, one of those modules is Parent and Child Interaction. This module works to help reduce challenging child behaviors and increase the positive interactions between parents and their kids! To learn more about the SafeCare Program follow the link below!

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/family-services-department

Photos from Aware Central Texas's post 04/05/2022

This Month is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we want to work together to This month we want to give voices to survivors and show our support by wearing TEAL. Tag Aware Central Texas in your photos and use the hashtags and

04/05/2022

Announcing Ask the Advocates!
As we strive to Cultivate Hope this year, we know the importance of connecting with all of our community members. Join the Aware Central Texas Advocates for coffee at Black Rifle Coffee Company on Wednesday, April 27th. We can't wait to see you there!

04/04/2022

Are you familiar with the Power and Control Wheel? This wheel helps us understand the tactics abusers use to gain power and control over their victims. If you would like more training or education on the power and control wheel or other related topics follow the link below to request a speaker at your next event!

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/request-a-speaker

03/31/2022

Our Parenting Classes cover a lot of important topics, to submit a referral please follow the link below!

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/referral

03/30/2022

Did you know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men aged 18 and older in the US have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime?

https://www.thehotline.org/stakeholders/domestic-violence-statistics/

03/29/2022

Aware is focusing on Cultivating Hope in our community! What are the things that make you feel hopeful about the future?

03/29/2022

Did you know these red flags for Human Trafficking?

03/26/2022

Come by and see us at the City of Killeen’s Family Fun Day in Downtown! We’ll be here until 5pm!

03/25/2022

It’s time for another Fun Fact Friday!
Did you know that you can request a speaker to come and speak at your next event! When we come together for education, we cultivate hope in our community and come closer to ending the cycle!
To request a speaker, follow the link below or email Victoria at [email protected]

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/request-a-speaker

03/24/2022

It's Education Thursday!
Our Adult Anger Management classes are taught using mapping worksheets that aid in understanding and reducing angry Feelings. These classes are two hours a week for four weeks. To learn more about our Adult Anger Management classes, follow the link below.

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/adult-anger-management

03/24/2022

Aware Central Texas is excited and honored to be partnering with Rockdale Police Department for Family FunFest!

All families of Milam County are welcome to attend this free event. Please join us!

03/23/2022

Did you know that an average of 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States?

https://www.thehotline.org/stakeholders/domestic-violence-statistics/

03/22/2022

We want to Cultivate Hope in our community, and to do this; we start by believing. Aware has faith and knows that our society is capable of finding hope even when things are hard. What are the things that help you think?

03/21/2022

Our CSEY advocates provide 24/7 rapid response, advocacy, long and short-term case management, and trust-based relational support to youth under the age of 22 who are being exploited or those at risk of being exploited.
To learn more about our CSEY Department, please follow the link below:

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/csey

03/19/2022

Aware Central Texas is at Operation Stand Down and Homeless Community Triage at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. We are honered to be part of events that help Cultivate Hope and support our community!

03/18/2022

As Safer Sleep Week comes to a close, remember to continue to practice the ABC'S of Safe Sleep at bedtime and naptime every day and evening.
Babies should always:
A) Sleep ALONE
B) On their BACK
C) In a cool, empty CRIB
S) In a SMOKE-FREE environment
Learn more about at:
https://getparentingtips.com/babies/safety/ABCs-of-safe-sleep-for-babies

03/17/2022

Our Teen Anger Management Classes are every Monday from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm! If you would like to submit a referral follow the link below.

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/referral

03/16/2022

For Safer Sleep Week, Aware Central Texas wants to highlight our SafeCare Program. One of the Modules covered in SafeCare is Child Safety.
Parent Educators cover Safe Sleep and so much more. For more information on the SafeCare program follow the link below:

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/family-services-department

Photos from Temple Police Department's post 03/15/2022

Photos from Temple Police Department's post

03/15/2022

Aware Central Texas wants to hear from you!
What are the things that make you feel the most hopeful?

03/14/2022

Did you know it's Safer Sleep Week? This week, we promote Safe Sleep Awareness for infants. GetParentingTips.com has advice from experts and real parents for infant safe sleep and more:
https://getparentingtips.com/babies/safety/ABCs-of-safe-sleep-for-babies

03/11/2022

Parent Educators in our Family Services Department teach an evidence-based program called SafeCare! To learn more about our SafeCare program you can follow the link below:

https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/family-services-department

03/10/2022

Raising kids is stressful and can be a full-time job! It's not always easy, but it's possible when you have the tools and support needed. We have tips for creating harmony at home, especially during these unusual times:
https://www.getparentingtips.com/parents

For extra support, enroll in our parenting classes by following the link below: https://www.awarecentraltexas.org/referral

03/09/2022

This year as we work toward cultivating hope in our communities, we know that it is so important to be intentional in what we do. First, we start by believing that there is hope and that when we come together, we can make a positive change!

03/08/2022

Diapers, pull-ups (boy & girl), and wipes have been the number one items that clients are requesting, currently. We are requesting assistance to continue to help support clients with these needs! You can drop off at either location or coordinate a pick up by contacting Kayla - 254-899-5848 or [email protected].

03/08/2022

📣📣 Currently our in-home case management and parenting programs have no waitlist! Clients are able to receive services immediately. 📣📣 Don't forget all of our services are FREE!

To submit a referral, please visit awarecentraltexas.org/referral

03/08/2022

There’s no limit to the changes we can make when we value all the women in our community. Happy

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Providing education classes and parent aide services to people desiring better parenting skills and assistance in building stronger families.

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Classes Available:
- Parenting Classes
- Adult Anger Management
- Juvenile Anger Management


Support Group:
DVAS-P: Domestic Violence Support Group


Family Violence Unit:
Services to assist survivors of family violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and child abuse.

Family Services:
In-home visiting with trained professionals to assist families in Central Texas.

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Killeen, TX
76549

General information

Classes in Copperas Cove, Killeen, Belton and Temple, Texas.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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