Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse Houston, TX
1001 Texas Ave, Houston,TX 77002
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224
Harris County District Clerk's Office
- Child Support Information in Harris County, Texas
- Civil Filings in Harris County District Court
- Jury Information for Harris County, Texas Courts
- Copies of Court Orders and Divorce Decrees
Texas Attorney General
- Child Support
- Consumer protection
- Crime victims' rights
Texas Business Formations and UCC Filings
- Texas Secretary of State
- Houston Chronicle
- Channel 11 News Houston, TX
- Channel 2 News Houston, TX
- Channel 13 News Houston, TX
- Channel 26 News Houston, TX
Resources for those persons representing themselves without a lawyer and referral list:
Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVLP) representation in general civil legal matters and family law matters 713-228-0735
Lone Star Legal Aid (family and other civil legal matters) 713-652-0077
University of Houston Legal Aid Clinic: civil and family 713-743-2094
South Texas College of Law: simply divorces 713-652-0009
Texas Southern University School of Law Clinic:family, civil, housing, consumer, immigration 713-313-1139
Southest Texas Legal Clinic: general civil matters for HIV and clients 713-523-7852
NAACP Legal Redress Program: family law, probate, landlord/tenant, consumer; services for persons with HIV/AIDS 713-526-3389
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) Counseling and legal representation 713-224-9911
Other resources for those persons representing themselves:
Harris County Domestic Relations Office: enforcement of child support, visitation, and paternity establishment: 713-755-6757
Dispute Resolution Center
--mediation services for disputes between neighbors, family members, landlord/tenant, employer/employee, consumer matters
Forms for filing an uncontested divorce in Texas for those persons representing themselves: www.TexasLawHelp.org.
Under the Domestic Abuse we already have Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, but I would like to add Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC) : divorces , protective orders, modifications, enforcement; limited services for non-domestic violence 713-528-2121.
Please also add Associated Catholic Charities at www.catholiccharities.org ( The Villa:Transitional housing helping women and their children escape from domestic violence. )
Counseling Resources at no charge or reduced rates:
Liberty Path, Inc. : Counseling and Therapy Support Services: www.libertypath.org; 281-890-0224
Shield Bearer: www.fightingforhearts.org; 281-894-7222(SBCC)
Resources for Co-Parenting:
www.OurFamilyWizard.com: An online communication tool to make shared parenting easier.
ParentingPartnerships at parentingpartnerships.com: They offer parenting classes, parenting education and provide services as parenting facilitators and parenting coordinators.
Collaborative Law Divorce:
The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas at: www.collablawtex.org
Northwest Houston Collaborative Family Law Professionals at: civildivorcehouston.com
Resources for Employment: The WorkSource at www.theworksource.org and 713-627-3200
Resources for immigration issues:
Immigration Legal Services: www.catholiccharities.org
General community needs: Associated Catholic Charities at www.catholiccharities.org. The following is a list of services they provide:
--Mental health services, therapy or counseling.
Help to recover from the aftermath of natural disasters.
Compassionate support for those living with HIV/AIDS.
Assisting young parents and their families during pregnancy through the baby's first year of life.
Assisting government-approved refugees become self-sufficient through essential skills.
Support for seniors to stay healthy and active, volunteer, build friendships and live independently.
HOUSING INITIATIVES - HELPING FAMILIES COME HOME
Affordable Home Ownership Initiative
Creating home ownership opportunities for low to moderate-income families.
Veterans Assistance Program
Providing hope, basic needs and guidance for those who have served our country.
FAMILY & CHILDREN'S SERVICES - ANSWERING THE CALL
Help with adopting a child or placing my child for adoption.
Helping children in crisis situations have a loving, stable home.
St. Jerome's Home for Children
Providing a nurturing environment for unaccompanied refugee minors to help them heal and thrive.
St. Michael's Home for Children
Providing a safe, comfortable environment for unaccompanied minors as we plan to reunite them with family.