Texas Council on Family Violence

Access to Safety, Justice, and Opportunity: A Blueprint for Domestic Violence Interventions in Texas, serves as the core guidance document for determining and assessing underserved areas or populations as well as identifying and outlining any unmet needs for survivors of family violence. This Plan also serves as the family violence funding map for the Health and Human Service Commission Family Violence Program (HHSC FVP) and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) funds, and contains a detailed inventory of the services available via a network of family violence programs across the state. Learn More

Family Justice Center Alliance

We develop and support Family Justice Centers that help survivors and their children find the services they need in ONE place. The Family Justice Center Alliance (FJCA), a program of Alliance for HOPE International, serves as the clearinghouse, research center, and national affiliation organization for Family Justice Centers and other multi-agency models that serve victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, and/or human trafficking. Learn more



Sadly, as the population grows so does the rate of domestic and violent crime. The wrap around services within the Family Justice Center and its partner agencies is needed to serve the victims of these crimes in San Marcos & Hays County.


Any Baby Can

CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates

Central Texas Dispute Resolution Center

Cenikor Foundation

CFPO-PAL Youth Sports

Community Action Inc. of Central Texas

Greater San Marcos Youth Council

Hays County Food Bank

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Salvation Army

Southside Community Center

San Marcos Lions Club

San Marcos Housing Authority

Scheib Medical Center

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)


San Marcos Police Department

Hays Caldwell Women’s Center

Hays County District Attorney’s Office

Kyle Police Department

Buda Police Department

Hays County Sheriff’s Office

Texas State University


CFPO-Police Athletic League and Sports Complex

Community Action, Inc.

Any Baby Can/ Early Childhood Intervention – Homespun

Family Justice Center – San Marcos/Hays County

Hays County Area Food Bank

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

We envision a future where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities we serve. We provide education, violence prevention services and crisis intervention to victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Learn more

Crime Victim Services – Hays County District Attorney

The Hays County Victim Services Program’s goal is to assure those victimized that they have not been left behind by the criminal justice system. Learn more

Texas State University

The Texas State Student Health Center provides primary care, urgent care, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, sports medicine, transgender care and travel health services to university students. We have experienced healthcare providers, including physicians and nurse practitioners. Learn More

Hays County Sheriff’s Office

By statutes, the sheriff is a Texas Peace Officer, a conservator of the peace, enforces the criminal laws of the state, and is responsible for the county jail, bail bonds, civil process, and security of the courts. The office of sheriff is one of the oldest offices known to our system of jurisprudence. Sheriffs were initially elected to two-year terms, and as of 1956, began serving four-year terms. The size of Texas sheriff’s offices is as diverse as the population of their counties. Learn more

San Marcos Police Department

The Victim Services Unit personnel serve crime victims, their families and communities who have experienced the trauma of victimization by providing crisis intervention, providing resource and referral information, assistance in applying for Crime Victims’ Compensation and protective orders, accompaniment through the criminal justice system, advocacy and counseling. Learn More

Buda Police Department

If you have been a victim of crime, you are guaranteed certain rights by Texas law. The Code of Criminal Procedures defines a victim as a person who “is the victim of the offense of sexual assault, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, trafficking of persons, or injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual or who has suffered personal injury or death as a result of the criminal conduct of another”.

For more information about crime victims’ rights or these services, please call the Buda Police Department’s Crime Victim Liaison Brittany Tate at (512) 312-1001 or btate@ci.buda.tx.us.

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is responsible for investigating charges of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children, elderly adults and adults with disabilities. Prior to its creation in 2004, the agency had been called the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Learn more

The Central Texas DRC takes a preventative approach to resolving conflict in our area. We seek to use training and community education to resolve conflict before it becomes a judicial or legal case. The Central Texas DRC serves approximately 500,000 citizens in Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, and Caldwell Counties. Learn more

Court Appointed Special Advocates is a national association in the United States that supports and promotes court-appointed advocates for abused or neglected children. CASA are volunteers from the community who complete training that has been provided by the state or local CASA office. Learn more

Hays County Food Bank

We are passionately committed to improving lives through food assistance programs, nutrition education, and advocacy.  Learn more 

AS LONG AS THERE‘S THE SALVATION ARMY, THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS ‘NO PLACE TO GO.’ Each year, The Salvation Army provides over 10 million nights of lodging to those in need. Learn more

The Southside Community Center (SSCC) is a non-profit organization that is a proud affiliate of the United Methodist Church. We are committed to improving the living conditions and personal dignity of those in need in San Marcos and Hays County, Texas. The SSCC provides programs that include:

  • Transitional Shelter and food
  • Emergency assistance
  • Housing for low-income and elderly
  • Neighborhood housing improvement
  • Cooperation with other community organizations Learn more

We are proud to be one of the oldest, most successful, and best rehabilitation organizations in the nation. Cenikor provides effective treatments, helping people achieve sobriety, and sustain recovery for over 50 years. We know that each client’s struggle is unique. Learn more

Kyle Police Department

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1.

To reach the Kyle Police Non-Emergency line, call 512-268-3232

111 N. Front St  Learn more

Any Baby Can

Any Baby Can partners with families to build stability, develop skills, and unlock each child’s full potential. Learn more

The CFPO Youth Sports Leaguewas started by 3 Police Officers over 30 years ago with 4 teams. Last year we had over 80 teams, and this year we will be adding at least 5 more. Learn more

Community Action Inc. of Central Texas

Community Action develops opportunities for people and communities to realize their potential by providing resources and comprehensive services to empower Central Texans of all ages to become self-sufficient. Learn more

Greater San Marcos Youth Council

Greater San Marcos Youth Council is a great resource for children and families. In order to invest in Texas children not born to families committed to their well-being, a group of concerned citizens organized and developed the Greater San Marcos Youth Council in 1986 to provide shelter to maltreated children and support services to families. Learn more

The tube rental and river shuttle service is a fundraising project of the San Marcos Lions Club. Proceeds from this and other projects
allow the Lions Club to support many charities and educational opportunities for students. Learn more

The San Marcos Housing Authority (SMHA) provides decent, safe, and affordable housing for about 575 low-income households, including elderly and disabled, in the San Marcos area. We work to improve quality of life, reduce dependence on the welfare system, and empower our residents to take charge of their lives and their environment. Learn more

Scheib Medical Center

In partnership with Hill Country MHDD, the Scheib Youth Crisis Respite Center serves teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 who are experiencing a need for a short-term “break” from a pending or existing stressor. Referrals can be self or family initiated. Referrals may also come from schools, law enforcement, mental health facilities, hospitals, and local mental health professionals. Learn more

WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Learn more