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Where to Find Help

UPDATED May 27, 2009

Statewide Programs


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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, 77002
Zavala County
Phone: (713) 224-9911
Web: http://www.avda-tx.org
Legal Services and Battering Intervention, specialized psycho-educational counseling that enables batterers to recognize, accept responsibility for and end their abusive behavior.

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 Advocacy Project, Inc.
Austin, TX 78767
Austin County
Hotline: Family violence legal hotline: 800-374-HOPE (4673); Family law hotline: 800-777-FAIR (3247); Sexual assault legal hotline 888-296-SAFE
Phone: 512-476-5377
Fax: 512-476-5773
Web: http://texasadvocacyproject.org/
Email: info@texasadvocacyproject.org
Provides free legal services statewide to victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. We specialize in helping victims who can't find help from traditional non profit service providers; they either don't qualify because of income requirements or the service providers are out of their reach because of cultural, language or geographic barriers. The Project offers a broad spectrum of legal services through the following programs: Free Legal Hotlines, Protective Order Packets, Emergency Protective Order Program, Assisted Pro Se Program, Teen Justice Initiative, Texas Justice Initiative, Legal Access Initiative, LGBT Initiative, and Technical Advocacy.

Texas Council on Family Violence
P.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
Phone: (512) 794-1133
Phone: 1-800-525-197
Web: http://www.tcfv.org

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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