Brethren Volunteer Service
#112: Casa de Esperanza de los Niños (The House of Hope for Children)
Casa de Esperanza serves as a safe place for children who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or HIV/AIDS.
#1032: Bernardo Kohler Center
The Bernardo Kohler Center is a nonprofit organization providing legal, social and educational services. Its mission is to attain safety, respect, and justice for abused, abandoned, neglected juveniles, victims of crime, human trafficking, and asylum seekers. Its work centers on Special Immigrant Juvenile petitions, Crime Victims (U-Visa applications), Victims of Human Trafficking (T-Visa applications), and Asylum.
#1214: Family Abuse Center
The Family Abuse Center is the domestic violence program for Central Texas, including the city of Waco and the eight surrounding counties. Our services include a 56 bed shelter (which houses predominately women and children, sometimes a few men) who are victims of domestic violence. We provide three meals a day, snacks, counseling, case management, legal advocacy, and access to community resources that empower survivors to start new lives. We also provide non-residential services with several housing programs, counseling and legal advocacy.