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Please remember: counselors (peer-led, pastoral  care, licensed mental health professionals) are available daily by phone or in person, and the facility is open to make appointments for initial visits, family reunification, and all other programs. Call or text (832) 451-5982 or write ride@xenahorse.com to schedule. See you soon!

Want to know what’s been going on at The Xena Project?

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Click here to read The Xena Project’s 2018 “Year in Review” report.  Thank you for being a part of it all!


January 2019

Recap: The Xena Project held weekly small groups for warriors and families every Thursday in Simonton and every other Monday in Rosenberg, and groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We also kicked off Financial Peace University (ten-week course) in Fulshear, held the first monthly confidential group for EMS Support Staff at their location, taught de-escalation of force to law enforcement, supported Veterans Treatment Court, and welcomed Catholic Charities Women Veterans’ group for an evening at the ranch.

February 2019

Recap: The Xena Project held small groups for warriors and families every Thursday in Simonton, and groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We also continued Financial Peace University in Fulshear every Sunday, attended the Fort Bend County Criminal Justice Mental Health Summit, supported FB County Veterans Treatment Court, and presented to the Rosenberg Lions Club. We were thrilled to stand up a charter in San Angelo, Texas to bring services to the Concho Valley.

March 2019

Recap: The Xena Project held small groups for warriors and families every Thursday in Simonton, launched weekly small groups in San Angelo every Thursday, and held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We also concluded Financial Peace University, which met every Sunday in Fulshear. The Xena Project supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court and taught de-escalation of veterans in crisis (TCOLE) to law enforcement officials at Gus George Academy, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. We taught coping skills for living with a partner with PTSD at Fort Bend County Disabled American Veterans, and held a confidential support meeting for first responders in the local area at their location, by request.

April 2019

Recap: The Xena Project held small groups for warriors and families every Thursday in Simonton, continued weekly small groups in San Angelo every Thursday, and held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court. The Xena Project also taught de-escalation of veterans in crisis (TCOLE) to law enforcement officials at Gus George Academy, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and at two classes for Baytown Police Department; we also taught trauma awareness to a class of law enforcement cadets.

May 2019

Recap: The Xena Project held small groups for warriors and families every Thursday in Simonton, continued weekly small groups in San Angelo every Thursday, and held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court, and taught a class on trauma awareness to law enforcement cadets. The Xena Project’s Founder, Jan Shultis, was privileged to present on de-escalation of veterans in crisis at the Texas Crisis Intervention Conference May 2nd – 5th in South Padre Island.

June 2019

Recap: Thank you to all those who supported and attended the first Salute to Heroes Car Show, benefitting The Xena Project, at Brazos Town Center on Sunday, June 2nd. Thank you to the more than 20 local businesses who made this event possible. We welcomed 75 cars and hundreds of community members, and recognized 26 Vietnam Era veterans; click here for photos from the event. See you next year!

Also in June, The Xena Project held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court, and taught classes on trauma awareness to law enforcement officials in Fort Bend County and Sugarland. We continued to welcome families to the ranch in Beasley.

July 2019

Recap: In July, The Xena Project held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court, and taught classes on trauma awareness to law enforcement officials in Fort Bend County and Sugarland. We were pleased to facilitate a Veterans Roundtable at UH Sugarland, hosted by career Navy veteran, Texas House Rep. Rick Miller.

August 2019

Recap: In August, The Xena Project held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday. We supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court, and taught classes on trauma awareness to law enforcement officials in Fort Bend County and Sugarland.

September 2019

Recap: In September, The Xena Project held small groups for incarcerated veterans in Fort Bend County Jail every Thursday and supported Fort Bend County Veterans Treatment Court. The Xena Project also launched “Simple Service” in partnership with WordServe Church, an offering designed to create a welcoming, pleasant church atmosphere for those who struggle with sensory overload.

Also in September, The Xena Project was privileged to present at the Fort Bend Exchange Club and to be part of the VA’s first Fort Bend County Resource Fair.

 

October 2019

Every Sunday – Simple Service at WordServe Church in Fulshear

Every Thursday – Fort Bend County small groups

 

November 2019

Schedule coming soon!

December 2019

Schedule coming soon!

 

NEW YEAR BEGINS – WELCOME TO 2020!

January 2020

Financial Peace University, start date TBD. Ten-week course FREE to veteran and first responder families.

March 2020

American Heroes Car Show, benefitting The Xena Project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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