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Hill Country Crisis Council (Nonprofit )

Hill Country Crisis Council, is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Hill Country Crisis Council is dedicated to stopping the cycle of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse through education, intervention, and assistance.

24-hour HELPline: (888)-621-0047 or (830)-257-7088
Brent Ives - Executive Director Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 138
Lisa Stancil - Administrative Coordinator Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 134
Online and Virtual Assistance

Our trained advocates are ready to take your call through our in-house, 24-hour hotlines.

We’re here to help, and your safety is our priority.

All calls and chats are answered by a trained advocate and are completely anonymous and confidential.

Everyone is welcome to call or chat—not only survivors but also their friends and family, as well as anyone with a question about sexual assault or how to support a survivor in their own lives.

All services are free and 100% confidential.

24/7
Updated within the last 4 months.

Hill Country Crisis Council offers community education and informational presentations on issues related to our services, awareness, sexual assault, trauma and the brain.

HCCC will attend both large and small gatherings and travel throughout Bandera, Kendall, Kerr, Gillespie and Bandera counties.

All services are free.

Suzanne Tomerlin Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 125
Lisa Stancil Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 134
Updated within the last year

The Shelter is designed to provide a safe, family-friendly and pet-friendly, therapeutic environment where women and children can begin to heal from trauma and begin establishing self-sufficiency. The goal of the shelter is to serve as a bridge to assist residents in moving from an emergency situation to stable, appropriate housing.

Our Emergency Shelter is available to women and their children who are looking for a short-term safe and secure environment to escape from the hand of domestic violence.

All services are free and 100% confidential.

24-hour HELPline: (888) 621-0047 or (830) 257-7088.

Lisa Stancil Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 134
Brent Ives Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 138
Updated within the last 5 months.

Hill Country Crisis Council (HCCC) provides state-certified advocate accompaniment for every survivor who chooses to go to the hospital for a forensic exam.

HCCC trains and sends advocates around the clock to meet survivors at the hospital and provide support during the exam. 

Ways we help include: filling out paperwork, providing community resources, giving emotional support, and ensuring that no one goes through the process alone.

An advocate is dispatched when HCCC is contacted by the hospital telling them a survivor has arrived or is in route.

All services are free and 100% confidential.

24/7
Brent Ives Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 138
Lisa Stancil Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 134
Updated within the last 4 months.

Hill Country Crisis Council is in need of volunteers in many different areas.

Call us today to find out how you can be a part of this exciting program designed to assist families, kids, and individuals facing crisis situations. It is vital for us to reach out to our community especially in these times of extraordinary economic turmoil.

Volunteers are essential to the work of Hill Country Crisis Council and fill several roles including responding to hospital calls, answering the hotline, administrative work, yard and garden care, marketing and fundraising, childcare and client advocacy. We welcome compassionate and caring men and women who want to make a difference in the fight against domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault.

Due to the sensitivity and high-level of confidentiality of our environment and our clients, each volunteer and intern must submit to a criminal background check, provide three written references and attend a two hour orientation session. Volunteers must be age 18 or older. Orientation and on-going training will be provided.

For more information on internships and volunteer opportunities, contact Suzanne at [email protected].

Click here for volunteer application.

Suzanne Tomerlin Send email
(830) 257-7088 x: 134
Updated within the last year

Kids’ Advocacy Place (KAP) uses a multi-agency approach to the investigation, intervention, and coordination of services for children and families affected by emotional, physical and sexual abuse or neglect. They provide a safe place for children of reported abuse by supporting them through the investigative process, partnering with local professional agencies and educating the community on child abuse issues.

Services are provided for children, teens, and their non-offending caregivers. Children are referred through the agencies that are mandated to receive reports of child abuse: Child Protective Services, local law enforcement, and prosecution (County/District Attorney). KAP primarily serves children under the age of 18 who live in Kerr, Bandera, Gillespie, Kendall, or Kimble counties.

All services are free and 100% confidential.

Stephenie Nagy Send email
(830) 895-4527
Updated within the last 5 months.