Anti-Violence Project

AVP empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.


Provides free legal representation and other services to all victims of domestic violence who live in Harris and Fort Bend counties—regardless of their citizenship status.

Battered Women’s Justice Project

This NGO provides training and technical assistance addressing domestic violence. The NGO does NOT legally represent victims.

Bay Area Turning Point

BATP is a non-profit community based social service agency providing services to individuals impacted by family violence and sexual assault.

Child Help

The Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.

Daya Houston

Legal, intervention and financial assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Day One

Provides free and confidential counseling and case management, as well as legal advice, information, and direct representation to young people aged 24 and under related to dating abuse.

Domestic Shelters in Houston

This website provides information and location of domestic violence and abuse shelters in Houston.

Family Violence Program Center

The Family Violence Program promotes self-sufficiency, safety, and long-term independence of adult and child victims of family violence and victims of teen dating violence. Through a network of service providers, the program provides emergency shelter and supportive services to victims and their children, educates the public, and provides training and prevention support to various organizations across Texas.

Family Time

Family Time provides free counseling to victims of family violence in Texas.

Fort Bend Women’s Center

It helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children to achieve safety and self-sufficiency, while striving to prevent violence against women.

Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

The Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council works to increase community collaboration in order to maximize resources to reduce and prevent domestic violence in Harris County. The Council was formed to formalize working relationships to secure the best services possible for victims.

Houston Area Women’s Center

Services for domestic violence such as immediate assistance, hospital accompaniment, counseling for domestic survivors, shelter, and training.

Legal Momentum

This resource offers free legal information, assistance and referrals.

Legal Services Corporation

Independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans.

Love is Respect

Love is Respect offers support, information, and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.

Mercy House

Helps individuals affected by domestic violence and sexual assault in their efforts to move forward with their lives. It provides shelter, counseling and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence.

Montgomery County Women’s Center

The Montgomery County Women’s Center provides a 24-hour hotline, safe shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and legal services to survivors of family violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Office of Women’s Health

Website with links to resources and programs by state on violence against women.

Peace Over Violence

Through its Legal Advocacy Project, it provides free, comprehensive legal services for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors with legal issues in the areas of privacy, safety, immigration, and family law.

Safe Home

It offers a wide range of consultation, training, and educational services to community and professional groups and works to improve laws and policies affecting survivors. We also provide targeted services for special populations, including Spanish-speakers, youth, and LGBTQ survivors of partner violence.

Safe Horizon

Provides services for victims of crime and abuse and their families. Includes: legal and court programs, domestic violence shelters, counseling center, and multiple hotlines.

Sanctuary for Families

Service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and gender violence. Includes: courtroom advocates, family law project, crisis and transitional shelters, and counseling.

Strong Hearts Native Helpline

This is a hotline that supports Native Americans affected by domestic violence and dating violence.

Texas Advocacy Project

Texas Advocacy Project (TAP) helps provide free legal and social services exclusively to survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and child abuse across Texas. They do not have any restrictions on their services and do not operate on a waitlist. Individuals in need of legal services can contact them at 800-374-HOPE (4673) or find more information at

Texas Law Help

Free Legal Help for Victims and Survivors of domestic violence.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Hotline is the only 24/7 center in the nation that has access to service providers and shelters.

Violence Intervention Program

It leads Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empowers them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential.

Woman Kind

Highly trained helpline advocates that can answer general questions about domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual violence across the lifespan. They speak English, Spanish and 18+ Asian languages and dialects, including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Vietnamese.

Womens Law

This network has an email hotline service for Womens Law to provide basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support.

This website contains different legal information for victims, including information about places in different states to seek help.