The VOW Experience

Building a Brighter Future for All

VOW provides evidence-informed, interactive curriculum to thousands of students.

VOW educators provide training to school professionals on how to recognize, respond and refer.

Each presentation is tailored to the grade level and needs of the group.

Schools wanting a long term engagement participate in the Respect MY VOW Program.

Respect MY VOW engages youth, parents, schools and communities in building healthy teen relationships and preventing dating abuse.

To request VOW Training, please call (832) 377-8134 or email my1vownow@gmail.com

VOW PROGRAMS

Transitioning families from crisis to self sufficiency

VOW Counselors guide and facilitate group discussions and activities to support survivors through the healing process.

  • All support groups are held at our secure location

  • Childcare is provided

  • All services are free of charge and confidential.

Domestic Violence Education Series:  Provides presentations with material that directly relates to each group of participants and their sphere of influence.

Healthy vs. Unhealthy

How to help a loved one friend or coworker

Teen Dating Violence

Hands are NOT for hitting (pre-k-3rd grade)

Safety Planning

VOW Children Initiatives:  Children who witness domestic violence are more likely to be affected by violence as adults either as victims or perpetrators.  Exposure to violence and abuse impacts the emotional, social and physical development of children.  This program is designed to assist youth traumatized by domestic violence between the ages of 7 to 12 who have displayed disruptive behavior. This 6 week course provides participants with a forum to explore topics such as self-worth, self-esteem, peer pressure, age appropriate behaviors, and social skills.  Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.


Counseling: Group and individual counseling from trained counselors for both children and adult clients. Therapy is designed to help individuals heal from traumatic violence while recognizing, understanding, and learning to modify behaviors.  Childcare provided.  Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.

Parent Education Classes: Designed to help parents learn the fundamental skills of parenting. This 6 week course teaches the importance of balancing love and discipline, building self-esteem, positive reinforcements and how to prevent parent burnout.  Childcare is available.  

Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.

Empowerment Workshops:

Individual workshops on financial literacy, job training, resume writing, and other skills of independence. Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.

VOW Teens: Designed to raise awareness on what constitutes a healthy and abusive dating relationship. Educate teens on dating abuse and its causes and consequences. A 6 week program, using comprehensive counseling format, teaches non-violent problem-solving skills and allows teens to understand the concept of toxic relationships and provide resources to help themselves and friend in dating relationships.  Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.

Legal Advocacy: Provide information on protection orders. Can assist you to court and offer referrals to free or low-cost lawyers knowledgeable about domestic violence.

Registration is required. All services are free of charge and confidential.

VOW Advocates will explore all the options and answer questions about how to find a safe place to live.

Consider

  • 728 Million Annual cost of lost productivity due to domestic violence

  • Over 9 million paid workdays lost per year

  • 8% of rapes occur while the victim is working

  • Women are much more likely than men to be victims of on-the job intimate partner homicide.

Employers have a key opportunity to support survivors in the workplace and VOW is here to help.  

Our highly trained staff can provide customized training's on any of the following topics:

  • VOW Services

  • Workplace Response

  • Domestic Violence 101

  • Domestic Violence & Law Enforcement

  • Screening for Domestic Violence in the Medical Setting

  • Teen Dating Violence

  • How to help a loved one, friend, or coworker

  • Personal Safety

To request VOW Training, please call (832) 377-8134 or email my1vownow@gmail.com

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