Our Agency

About the Women’s Shelter of South Texas

The Women’s Shelter of South Texas is 503(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas. Our agency provides FREE services to victims and survivors of family violence and sexual assault throughout a 12-county region of South Texas. We offer support and empowerment to individuals through a safe shelter, non-residential services/programs, and outreach.

All services are confidential, FREE, and available to victims and survivors staying at the shelter and those residing elsewhere in the communities we service.



To end domestic violence and sexual assault in the Coastal Bend region.


To empower the community and those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault to transition to a safe and healthy environment.

Our agency is comprised of 46 employees, one administration building, a shelter and four outreach offices. We service the following counties: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio.

As a reminder, no appointment is needed for face-to-face Crisis Intervention and Advocacy services. Please call the 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-580-4878 or 361-881-8888.