Protection, advocacy and education for men, women and children
Physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse of one human being by another is unacceptable. The Hays-Caldwell Women's Center believes that all abuse diminishes or prohibits the full expression of life and growth that is every person's right.
Whether you realize it or not, you probably know someone whose life is touched by violence.Our Mission
The purpose of the Hays-Caldwell Women's Center is to create an environment where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities we serve. The center will provide education, violence prevention services, and crisis intervention to victims of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse. We will seek the support and resources necessary to achieve this mission.
HCWC, originally known as the Hays County Women's Center, was formed in 1978 by a group of citizens concerned about women's issues. After receiving phone calls from victims of dom