Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

Governor Abbott, HHSC announce $3 Million for family and domestic violence prevention services

  AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received more than $3 million in federal funding to provide shelter and services to survivors of family and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding will support the 78 HHSC-funded local family violence centers that provide […]

Rockwall Police Officers Association to host ‘Fill the Truck’ supply drive for Women in Need

Rockwall Police Officers Association to host ‘Fill the Truck’ supply drive for Women in Need

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 26, 2020) As the local nonprofit Women in Need runs low on supplies during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Rockwall Police Officers Association will host a “Fill the Truck” event the week of May 4-9 at the Rockwall Police Department, 205 W. Rusk Street. Supplies needed include shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, hairbrushes, […]

Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Commissioners Court Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 16, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court proclaimed the month of October 2018 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county. Women in Need joined the court during its regular meeting last week to highlight the services they provide to victims of domestic violence.  WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to […]

Women in Need to host Chocolate Indulgence Feb. 3

Women in Need to host Chocolate Indulgence Feb. 3

Indulge your Valentine: Love is Sweet (ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 22, 2017) On Friday, February 3rd Women In Need will host their 4th annual Chocolate Indulgence benefitting survivors of family violence.  This event will be held at the beautiful Hidden Creek event center, located at 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath, Texas.  Doors open at […]

Women In Need vigil recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Rockwall

Women In Need vigil recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 11, 2016) While pink apparel can be seen almost everywhere this month in recognition of breast cancer awareness, Women In Need (WIN) invited everyone last week to don another color for another important cause. On an early rainy Friday morning, WIN handed out purple ribbons and recognized Domestic Violence Awareness Month in […]

Women In Need presents the opening of My Sister’s Closet Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 7, 2016) Women In Need (WIN) is excited to announce the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for My Sister’s Closet, Rockwall.  Store hours will be Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM.  The public is invited to come out and help celebrate the Ribbon cutting –it will be Tuesday, March 8th at 1:20pm. WIN is […]

Women In Need plans several community awareness events

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Rockwall County (ROCKWALL, TX – September 13, 2015) Women in Need (WIN), a local nonprofit organization serving victims of domestic abuse, will host several annual community awareness events this October, among them – a Candlelight Vigil on Oct. 9 at the Rockwall County Courthouse; a Rockwall County First […]

Chocolate Indulgence dinner to help victims of domestic violence

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 4, 2015) Women in Need, a local nonprofit agency that provides lifesaving services to victims of domestic violence, will host a Chocolate Indulgence fundraising dinner and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Allure Restaurant at Chandler’s Landing. The event celebrates Valentine’s Day and promotes healthy relationships, while helping to […]

Chocolate Indulgence dinner to help victims of domestic violence

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 7, 2015) Women in Need, a local nonprofit agency that provides lifesaving services to victims of domestic violence, will host a Chocolate Indulgence fundraising dinner and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Allure Restaurant at Chandler’s Landing. The event celebrates Valentine’s Day and promotes healthy relationships, while helping to […]

Candlelight vigil ‘shines a light on domestic violence’

ROCKWALL, TX (September 30, 2014) Dorothy Spradlin, co-owner of the newly opened Simply Kate in downtown Rockwall, performed “Amazing Grace” during a candlelight vigil at the Rockwall County Courthouse Tuesday night.  The annual event kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and was hosted by Women in Need (WIN). WIN provides assistance to victims and/or survivors of domestic […]

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