Local Shelters & Help

Open Arms: Transitional Housing 817-284-1204

Our Friends’ Place: A safe haven for abused and neglected girls and women. 2501 Oak Lawn Ave., Ste. 500, Dallas, TX 75219, 214-520-6268

The Women's Center: 1723 Hemphill Fort Worth, TX 76110 Phone:(817) 927-4040

Rape Crisis & Victim Services: Hotline (817) 927-2737 Answered 24 hours, 7 days per week

The Family Place: The largest family violence service provider in the Dallas area. Phone: (214) 941-1991

Safe Haven: Provides shelter and services to women and children in domestic abuse cases. 6815 Manhattan Blvd. Suite 105 Fort Worth, Texas 76120 Phone: 1-877-701-SAFE(7233)

TCU’s Policy on Sexual Assault

Empowerment / Defense

Feminist.com: A thriving online community fostering awareness, education and activism for women all across the world. They serve as the Internet’s definitive hub for resources and information dedicated to women's equality, justice, wellness and safety. Proud supporter of V-Day.

Metro Woman: A woman’s guide to businesses in the Fort Worth and surrounding areas-directory.

United Nations Development Program: Women’s Empowerment.

Women’s Empowerment: Educates and empowers women who are homeless with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job, create a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children.

Women’s Empowerment International: Providing business loans for the world’s neediest women

FOWO: Fort Worth for Women, an empowerment group that focuses on supporting women owned retail businesses.

CRAVE: A network for women in Fort Worth.

SafetyForWomen: Self Defense Tips & Tricks for Women.

TCU’s RAD Classes: Self-defense classes for TCU women.

Model Mugging: Women’s Self Defense, Empowerment and Safety courses. “Most advanced training in women’s self defense 2820 Market Loop, Suite 100 Southlake, TX 76092, (800) 590-4687

Links for Men

A Call to Men: A website geared toward men dedicated to ending violence against women.

Rape is: A list of online resources for men to help stop violence against women.

SAFER Campus: Students Active for Ending Rape, a community committed to creating a safer community for college students.

Fellow Vagina Warriors

Girlup: Humanitarian movement targeting the world’s hardest to reach adolescent girls.

Breast Cancer Site: Click and the site will donate money to give mammograms to women. It costs you nothing.

An Important Message from Ellen Degeneres: Ellen speaks out against bullying and violence.