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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or (TTY) 1-800-787-3224

Where to Find Help

UPDATED May 27, 2009

Statewide Programs


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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse
1001Texas, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77002
Harris County
Phone: (713) 224-9911
Fax: (713) 429-4363
Web: http://www.avda-tx.org
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) provides services to victims of domestic and sexual abuse, regardless of income level. Services include legal representation for protective orders, divorce, child support, and child custody, crisis intervention, advocacy and support, financial assistance for emergency shelter, food, transportation and more, individual and group counseling for survivors and their children, as well as funds for education and training. AVDA serves Harris County.

Jane's Due Process (JDP)
Austin, TX
Hotline: 1-866-www.jane (999-5263)
Phone: (512) 444-7891
Web: http://www.janesdueprocess.org
Email: info@janesdueprocess.org
JDP is dedicated to providing legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas.

Texas Department of Human Services Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800) 252-5400
Web: http://www.txabusehotline.org/
Email: familyviolence2@hhsc.state.tx.us
Report abuse of children and the elderly, other resources available.

Texas Legal Services Center
Phone: (512) 477-6000
Phone: 1-800-622-2520
Web: http://www.tlsc.org
Provides assistance to victims of domestic violence over 60 and to victims with disabilities.

Web: http://www.texaslawhelp.org
TexasLawHelp is your one stop, online resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance in Texas.

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