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Transportation for Victims of Abuse

Families to Freedom transports victims of domestic abuse to safety.

WHAT YOU GET:

Help Others - Do you have a heart for helping victims go from crisis to recovery after domestic abuse? This opportunity might be perfect for you! You will be helping victims flee to safety.
Have an Adventure - Travel across the Gulf Coast, the state of Texas, and the U.S. -- Have adventures you'll remember for a lifetime, and touch lives along the way. We also have short drive options that would occur only within the greater Houston area.
Change Lives - Want to be directly involved in a life saving, life changing service? Our volunteers support victims in a direct, meaningful way! They assist in offering victims a fresh start in a safe place.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS WHO:
+Ages 21+.
+Have a good driving record.
+Can pass a background check.
+Have time to drive survivors of domestic violence from a safe pickup place in the Gulf Coast region to a family home or shelter, either near or far away.

HOW FAR DO VOLUNTEERS DRIVE?
+ Greater Houston Road Warrior - Drive a new survivor to a domestic violence shelter, all within the Greater Houston area.
+ Gulf Coast Region Road Warrior - Drive a new survivor to a domestic violence shelter 1 to 2 hours from the Houston area.
+ Multi-State Road Warrior - Drive a new survivor to another state; this may take several hours or a few days, depending on the destination.

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+You always choose to accept or decline a drive - No pressure!
+We arrange survivor pick-ups in a safe, public place - Usually in or near central Houston.
+Many of our survivors travel with children - We prepare car seats so you don't have to.
+There are no out-of-pocket expenses for our volunteers - Families to Freedom provides for the vehicle, fuel, food and other travel costs.

Drivers with any amount of availability are in high demand!!

Start the process at FamiliestoFreedom.org/Volunteer. For more details or answers to specific questions call for an Operations Manager at 346-386-6767. Orientation and training can be conducted virtually or in our Houston office.

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About Families to Freedom

Location:

6200 Savoy Drive, Houston, TX 77036, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is transport victims of domestic abuse to safety.

Description

Families to Freedom provides free transportation services to victims and their children who have experienced domestic abuse. We make it possible for victims and new survivors to get far away from abusive relationships. Our life-saving services include car rides to domestic violence shelters across North Texas, road trips to family homes in other states, multi-state bus tickets, and fuel assistance to relocate far away. We serve shelter survivors across North Texas as well as hotline callers not yet in a safe place. We serve over 550 victims and children each year, and relies on the generous support of the Dallas community to continue providing these services at no cost to clients.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Emergency & Safety
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6200 Savoy DriveHouston, TX 77036

(29.71471,-95.50581)
 

SKILLS

  • Delivery
  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Law Enforcement

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • From a few hours up to a few days (Up to You!)
  • Must have a smartphone.

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