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Domestic Violence: Free Legal Help for Victims and Survivors.

Whether you need help getting a protective order, getting divorced, staying safe, temporary shelter, or another issue, there are programs ready to help you.


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National and Statewide Programs

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The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. 

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Texas Advocacy Project

Texas Advocacy Project provides FREE legal services, statewide,  to victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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Crime Victims 

Crime Victims is a Texas Legal Services Center statewide project providing free direct legal representation and referrals to victims of violent crime. Crime Victims also provides education about crime victim’s rights. 

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Texas Council on Family Violence

Texas Council on Family Violence - Directory of Shelters

The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence.  

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Texas Health and Human Services - Family Violence Program: 

List of Domestic Violence Shelters

This program "promotes self-sufficiency, safety, and long-term independence of adult victims of family violence, child victims of family violence, and victims of teen dating violence."

This organization has a directory of organizations that can help and those that can provide temporary shelter to you and your children if you are dealing with domestic violence issues. 



County by County Help 

Click the link below for our legal help finder, to find information on other legal aid organizations that might be able to provide you with free or low-cost legal help.

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