DCFOF Provides Hope and Safety

Posted on October 1, 2019
        Our agency was about to close one evening, when a young girl and her mother came to the doors of our agency at the request of the Denton Police Department and Denton ISD. The young girl had made an outcry to her school counselor about b...
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Play Therapy

Posted on February 22, 2019
Play Therapy Written By: Michelle Fox, M. Ed., LPC-S RPT-S Here at Denton County Friends of the Family our therapists are both excited and honored to be a part of a child’s journey through play therapy. Children utilize play as a way to proces...
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What in the world is that noise?!

Posted on April 18, 2018
“What in the world is that noise?!” And other questions about our play therapy program here at DCFOF. Guest Blog Author: Dr. Dina Yousef, Child & Adolescent Counselor You may have wondered what that loud banging throughout the buildin...
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Help Our Kids Go Back To School

Posted on July 18, 2017
Back to School Drive  A Note from Our Executive Director  The new school year is often a very exciting time for children. They have the anticipation of selecting new backpacks, school supplies and cute outfits for the first day. While the ...
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Childhood Exposure to Violence

Posted on June 15, 2017
Children's Program Overview "The majority of our kids — more than 60 percent – have been exposed to crime, abuse, and violence within the past year — many in their own homes. Ten percent of children in the United States have suffered some form of...
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Typical warning signs of abuse - Preview

Typical warning signs of abuse

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence - Preview

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017 - Preview

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017