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Community Based Counseling through Family Violence Prevention Services


Community Based Counseling (CBC), offered by Family Violence Prevention Services, based at Haven for Hope, provides access to comprehensive mental health counseling and therapeutic services for adult and child residents of Haven for Hope. CBC offers individual and group counseling to members of Haven for Hope, supportive client engagement to clients residing on South Campus, and clients participating in the recovery and sober living programs on campus. CBC collaborates with stakeholders to ensure clients are well served and needs are met. In addition, CBC offers creative group therapy through art expression and various types of media to elicit insight and depth of process. CBC has been privileged to partner with Haven for Hope and community partners since the campus opened. CBC has also been a resource and support for individuals and families that have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence, often the link for safe shelter, if needed, at our Battered Women and Children’s Shelter. Power in partnership!

In conjunction with many partner organizations, Haven for Hope provides, coordinates and delivers an unparalleled system of care for clients.

Haven for Hope works with several  partners in the community who provide comprehensive services on and off campus for clients on a regular basis, thus creating a true one-stop shop for all of Haven’s clients. 

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Partners who provide regular services on campus with security access. Many partners have offices on campus.

Alamo Area Council of Governments is a point of entry for publicly funded intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) programs and services.

Alamo Area Resource Center offers free HIV/STI testing. HIV supportive services include Transportation, Housing, Counseling & Case Management. Clients must be HIV+ to receive supportive services.

American GI Forum provides housing, employment, and wellness services to clients, particularly Veterans in San Antonio and five other major cities in Texas.

‘Learning That Moves You’ ballet classes are designed for children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to participate.


The Basketball Embassy provides bi-weekly basketball sessions to empower youth at Haven for Hope. 

Bexar County offers Pretrial Services to those individuals released on Personal Recognizance Bonds (“PR Bonds”), to include supervision to ensure individuals attends all scheduled court appearances and do not re-offend while out on PR Bond.

CHCS provides mental health and substance use treatment services.

CentroMed provides access to primary care, including medical visits, lab and prescription services, and care coordination.

The Children’s Chorus of San Antonio provides family music and movement classes through their Music Together program, for caregivers and children from birth through age 5. 

CAM provides ID and birth certificate recovery programs at Haven for Hope. Also provides referrals to the CAM location for food, clothing, showers, mail services, and prescription assistance. 

The City of SA provides coordination and identification of homeless veterans on campus and the coordination of available resources and services in the community.

SAFD is partnering with Haven, CentroMed and STRAC to provide an on-site Acute Care Station from 7pm – 7am.

Metro Health provides TB testing and follow-up services.

The City of San Antonio Municipal Court provides clearance of warrants, procurement of identification cards, and referral support for clients with alcohol and drug issues.

SAPD HOPE Team provides outreach, navigation to Haven for Hope and ID recovery; SAPD patrol unit provides patrol of the surrounding area and support to Haven.

A Community in Schools San Antonio Site Coordinator works with staff at Haven to assist families with school-age students navigate the school system. The Education Coordinator’s primary goal is to create a support system for each student in the transformational program at Haven. 

The DoSeum provides bi-weekly evening activities for children at Haven for Hope. 

Endeavors partners with Haven to locate clients for housing programs. 

Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. provides a Community Based Counseling Program at Haven for Hope and provides mental health counseling for adults and children as well as Rapid Rehousing to survivors of domestic violence. 

Girls Inc. of San Antonio provides weekly groups for girls ages 6-18. Groups focus on empowerment, self-esteem, art activities, and mutual support.

Health Futures of Texas provides sex and relationship education to youth and parents. 

To improve lives by providing complete eye care including medical, surgical, and optical. 

Life Skills for Living provides anger management, stress management, conflict resolution, relationship enhancement, and basic financial management to homeless individuals. 

Magik Theater classes at Haven are about helping young people find their voice and power through theatre. 

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. 

Pay it Forward provides the sober living piece on the Haven campus for individuals who have completed substance-use treatment. 

SAMM provides street outreach, homeless prevention, rapid re-housing, transitional and permanent supportive housing, and a system of trauma-informed wraparound care. 

The San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic provides comprehensive dental care, including cleanings, fillings, urgent care, and surgery. 

The San Antonio Food Bank provides all the meals on the Transformational Campus, totaling over 40,000 meals per month.  The Food Bank also offers enrollment assistance with SNAP and WIC benefits, plus a wonderful Culinary Arts Training program for clients.

Opportunity Home provides housing assistance through public housing, housing vouchers, and mixed-income housing programs in San Antonio. 

SAISD Adult & Community Education offers FREE high school equivalency classes on-site at Haven for Hope. Navigation services are also offered.

SALSA offers free civil, legal services at Haven for Hope.

The San Antonio Museum of Art offers art classes for women and children twice a month per group and two summer films for families. 

Sigma provides urgent psychiatric services to clients as a bridge between appointments with their established providers.

St. Vinny’s Bistro provides hot and nutritious meals three times a day, 365 days a year for Haven’s Courtyard clients. They also provide sack lunches for clients who work during the day. 

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, South West Texas Council provides rapid rehousing services.

The CLSJ at St. Mary’s Law operates the Identification Recovery Program at Haven for Hope and provides legal services to Haven clients. 

Street 2 Feet is a wellness program promoting health in Spirit, Body & Mind. Using exercise, community and service as medicine for recovery and transformation. 

Thrive provides emergency shelter to LGBTQIA+ youth ages 18-24 and rapid rehousing support to any 18-24 year-old experiencing homelessness. 

Triple P provides evidence-based, positive parenting classes to Haven for Hope clients. The classes are offered each Thursday evening from 6-8 PM.

University of Texas Health San Antonio School of Dentistry students and residents are overseen by expert faculty and provide on-site dental screenings and counseling, emergency treatment and oral health care.

Provides community member screening, support, and education. 

The YMCA provides on-site early learning child care services.