Other Helpful Organizations
I want to know about other organizations in Texas that may be able to help me.
Thanks to various non-profit groups, government agencies, and other associations, there are a variety of helpful organizations that stand ready to assist you.
Please see the sections below for a listing of other helpful organizations available to help you.
Other Helpful Organizations -- Government and Legal Aid Resources
Note: Each of the links ,below, contain links to other helpful organizations for each topic area of TexasLawHelp.
Most websites produced by legal aid organizations, bar associations, and other non-profit organizations can be trusted to provide accurate and reliable information. They also can provide information on free services that may be able to help you.
Other Helpful Organizations -- Homeless and Housing Assistance
Other Helpful Organizations -- Self Help Support
Other Helpful Organizations -- Seniors and Disabled Texans
Aging and Disability Resource Centers ("ADRC")
Aging and Disability Centers are around to help seniors and those with disabilities access long-term service care programs. "ADRCs help cut through the confusing maze of funding sources, multiple intake systems, and eligibility processes. ADRCs provide help to people in all 254 counties in the state."
Area Agencies on Aging
There are 28 area agencies on aging that help seniors (Texans age 60 and older) , their family members and caregivers get the information and help they need to locate community services. Area Agencies on Aging can help with:
- Information, referral and assistance
- Benefits counseling and legal assistance
- Care coordination
- Caregiver support services
- In-home support services
- Legal awareness
- Nutrition services
- Ombudsman Program
Other Helpful Organizations -- Survivors and/or Victims
Family and Domestic Violence 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. TCFV has a directory of domestic violence shelters which may be able to help you.
Sexual Assault - Crisis Center Locator
The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault ("TASSA") is committed to ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention, and advocacy. TASSA has a directory of crisis centers available to help you if you are dealing with issues relating to sexual assault.
Other Helpful Organizations -- Veterans