CALL 713.222.TIPS (8477)

NEEDS logo 1 Houston Crime Stoppers

N.E.E.D.S Program- Special Needs Education

Grounding those we love with critical preventative education information to keep them safe while supporting those who care for them.

The Crime Stoppers NEEDS (Neurodiversity, Educate, Empower, Deliver, Safety) Program’s mission is to champion the safety, well-being, and empowerment of the special needs community by proactively preventing crimes against this vulnerable population and fostering knowledge of risks and safety solutions among those who live with and serve them.

The N.E.E.D.S Program takes existing Crime Stoppers of Houston curriculum and tailors the lesson to the specific needs of the group. Our Education Specialists work directly with school staff and parents to ensure our programming is appropriate, relevant and educational.

The following topics are the most requested by our Houston community and are especially relevant for the N.E.E.D.S population and those that support them.

Student Topics

  • Cyber Safety
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Juvenile Law
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use Prevention

Parent Topics

  • Cyber Safety
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Mental Health
  • Gaming Safety

Educator Topics

  • Cyber Safety
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Mental Health
  • Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse, Neglect, and Trafficking
  • Human Trafficking

Request a Presentation:

The Crime Stoppers Team is available to present to your group. All of the presentations listed on our Menu of Services below can be facilitated virtually or in-person and can be adapted to meet the needs of a specific audience.

Download our Menu of Services:

NEEDS Handout PRINT scaled Houston Crime Stoppers


Brigitte Kalai
Jordan Seff

Michele Joseph
Michelle Heinz
Dena Williams
 Shana Jones
 Leslie Mogil
Lindsay Aronstein