Hope Alliance is Williamson County's only resource center and emergency shelter for those affected by family and sexual violence
Types of family and sexual violence
Any intentional and unwanted bodily contact. Sometimes abusive behavior does not cause pain or even leave a bruise, but it's still unhealthy.
Non-physical behaviors such as threats, insults, constant monitoring, excessive texting, humiliation, intimidation, isolation or stalking.
Can include telling you what you can and cannot buy or require you to share control of your bank accounts.
When a person you may or may not know repeatedly watches, follows or harasses you, making you feel afraid and unsafe.
The use of technologies to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate a partner. Often this behavior is a form of verbal or emotional abuse perpetrated online.
Refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexually they don't want to do.
24 Hour Hotline
& Crisis Chat
Our hotline is the first step in seeking help. Our hotline advocates are available seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Counseling & Support
Hope Alliance provides individual and group counseling options for both adults and children to work through trauma and provide tools for the future.
Emergency Shelter & Housing
We provide emergency shelter in a secure undisclosed location as well as assistance for securing longer-term housing beyond your stay at the shelter.
Legal Services & Advocacy
Our advocates assist survivors in navigating the complexity of the legal and hospital system and ensure that your rights are properly represented.