Thursday, July 08, 2010
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Welcome to the Embassy of Hope Center Minimize

One changed life
Impacts generations

When life overwhelms and hiding becomes the goal of self protection, we find ourselves fighting to be safe.  But to truly be alive, one must stop running and grow deep roots in a healthy environment. 

We bring hope to individuals experiencing emotional and spiritual brokenness caused by domestic or physical abuse, child abuse, neglect, trauma, exploitation, and modern day slavery also known as Human Trafficking.   Our programs, mentoring, and events are designed to encourage and empower the survivor. 

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  National Human Trafficking Resource Center


Bexar County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation's:  Ask for HumanTrafficking Unit



FBI @ 210.225.6741


 National Teen Dating Violence Helpline


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If you are experiencing a crisis, or maybe you are not sure if you are a victim, please feel free to email us at:

We can help you sort through the confusion.

    • We can help you find safety.
    • We can help you find resources to help in your current situation.
    • Fear is the biggest obstacle.  A very real emotion.  The best way to overcome is to ask for help.
    • Safety and a new life is a reality. 
    • Life is full of options.

"For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord.... Plans to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11)

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What is Child Abuse?

What are the signs of Physical Abuse?

What are the categories of Psychological / Emotional Abuse?

Child Sexual Abuse - inappropriate adolescent or adult sexual behavior with a child. It includes fondling a child's genitals, making the child fondle the adult's genitals, intercourse, incest, rape, sodomy, exhibitionism, sexual exploitation, or exposure to pornography. To be considered child abuse, these acts have to be committed by a person responsible for the care of a child (for example a baby-sitter, a parent, or a daycare provider) or related to the child. If a stranger commits these acts, it would be considered sexual assault and handled solely by the police and criminal courts.

What types of Sexual Abuse exist?


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  • Have circumstances left you feeling hopeless?  

  • Has a recent experience of rape, left you with racing thoughts, nightmares, and confusion? 
  •  Is it easier use alcohol or drugs to dull emotional pain?

  • Do you have an eating disorder or need to self-mutilate? 

  • Are you a teenage runaway? 

If you are a teenager and are considering running away from home, please call our hotline at 210.316.3854 and we can help you find options.

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The Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) (42 U.S.C.A. §5106g),

as amended by the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003, defines child abuse and neglect as, at minimum:

  • Any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation; or

  • An act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm.

This definition of child abuse and neglect refers specifically to parents and other caregivers. A "child" under this definition generally means a person who is under the age of 18 or who is not an emancipated minor.


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