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Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse - AVDA

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Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) is a nonprofit organization that has served the Houston community for 40 years with the mission to end family violence by advocating for the safety and self-determination of victims, promoting accountability for abusers and fostering a community response to abuse. AVDA is dedicated to providing multilingual, transformational, life-saving services to survivors of abuse and their families.

For questions, please call the Harris County office: (713) 224-9911
Monday - Friday | 8 AM - 5 PM
Make sure to let the intake worker know about any urgent deadlines. All conversations are confidential.

AVDA's legal team can help with legal advice or legal representation for a protective order, divorce, or child custody. The legal team will walk with you through the court process and help you with other supportive services. They also provide counseling and a variety of emergency assistance.

Please check the AVDA website for contact information on their Fort Bend, Austin, Grimes, Waller & Washington Counties offices. 

Cases are accepted for representation only within the Harris County and Fort Bend County court systems.


1001 Texas Ave.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77002
United States

Related Counties

  • Fort Bend
  • Harris
  • Austin
  • Galveston
  • Grimes
  • Harris
  • Montgomery
  • Waller
  • Washington