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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 21, 2017

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or counties.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead. 

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Matagorda

The Crisis Center (Bay City office)
3010 6th Street
Bay City, TX 77414
Phone: (979) 245-9299 or (800) 451-9235
Web: https://crisiscnt.com/
The Crisis Center provides services to victims of family violence, child abuse, and sexual assault. Services include emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, a children’s advocacy center, a sexual assault program to assist victims, a domestic violence program to assist victims, support groups and counseling, legal advocacy, assistance in getting a protective order and accompaniment to law enforcement departments, court hearings, district/county attorney’s office and the hospital. The Crisis Center serves Wharton and Matagorda Counties.

Maverick

Wintergarden Women's Shelter, Inc. (Eagle Pass office)
465 Quarry Street
Eagle Pass, TX 78852
Phone: (830) 757-5188
Fax: (830) 757-5188
Web: http://www.wintergardenwomensshelter.org/
Wintergarden Women’s Shelter, Inc. provides services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, group and individual counseling, referrals, and legal assistance (court accompaniment). The Women’s Shelter serves Dimmit, Zavala, Maverick, and La Salle Counties.

McLennan

Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
2323 Columbus Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
Hotline: (254) 752-7233 or (800) 867-7233
Phone: (254) 752-9330
Fax: (254) 752-9655
Web: http://advocacycntr.org/
Email: opendoor@advocacycntr.org
The Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children provides services to crime victims (homicide, suicide, sexual abuse, and others). Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, sex assault exams, case management, counseling and support groups, family enrichment groups, and community education. The Advocacy Center serves Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan Counties.

Medina

Southwest Family Life Center (Hondo office)
P.O. Box 393
Hondo, TX 78861
Hotline: (830) 426-5131
Phone: (830) 426-5972
The Southwest Family Life Center provides services to victims of domestic and sexual violence. Services include 24-hour emergency shelter, an outreach center, and a sexual assault prevention program. The Southwest Family Life Center serves Medina, Frio, and Uvalde Counties.

Midland

Safe Place of the Permian Basin (Midland office)
P.O. Box 11331
Midland, TX 79702
Hotline: (432) 570-1465 or (800) 967-8928
Phone: (432) 570-1465 (Midland)
Phone: (432) 580-5970 (Odessa)
Web: http://www.safeplacenow.com
Email: help@safeplacenow.com or administration@safeplacenow.com (general inquiries)
Safe Place of the Permian Basin provides services to victims of family violence. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, 24-hour emergency shelter, emergency transportation, personal and legal advocacy, individual counseling, support groups, and intervention programs for abusers. Services are available in English and Spanish. Safe Place of the Permian Basin serves Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Andrews, Martin, Howard, Loving, Winkler, Ector, Midland, Glasscock, Ward, Reeves, Crane, and Upton Counties.

Montgomery

Montgomery County Women's Center
1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Hotline: (936) 441-7273
Phone: (936) 441-4044
Phone: (888) 825-9682 ext. 300 (Legal)
Web: http://www.mcwcthewoodlands.org
Montgomery County Women’s Center primarily provides services to victims of family abuse, sexual assault, and stalking. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, safe shelter (emergency and transitional), crisis intervention, counseling (individual and group), advocacy and legal services, and community and school-based educational outreach programs. Montgomery County Women’s Center serves Montgomery County.

Moore

Safe Place, Inc.
306 West 7th Street
Dumas, TX 79029
Hotline: (806) 935-2828
Phone: (800) 753-7553
Fax: (806) 935-7585
Web: http://www.safeplaceinc.org
Email: fyi@safeplaceinc.org
Safe Place provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency transportation to medical facilities, accompaniment to medical facilities, a residential program, community education, financial education, support groups, safety planning, referral services, client advocacy, essential education services (parenting classes, anger management classes, self-esteem support groups and more), employment assistance, and legal assistance (protective orders, child support, legal aid assistance, and assistance with the criminal justice system). Safe Place serves Moore, Dallam, Hartley, and Sherman Counties.

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