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National Domestic Violence Hotline

www.thehotline.org

(800) 799-SAFE (7233)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides information about temporary shelters and legal services to victims of domestic violence. Interpreters are available in 140 languages. This is a confidential service.

 

OAG Website FAQs about Family Violence

www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/faq/cs-information-for-survivors-of-family-violence-frequently-asked-questions

The Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division has a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page on their website which includes a more in-depth informational video for survivors of family violence about the child support system.

 

Texas Council on Family Violence

www.tcfv.org

(512) 794-1133

The Texas Council on Family Violence is the statewide coalition against domestic violence which provides support to service providers, public policy advocacy and supports prevention efforts. TCFV provides technical assistance on child support issues as well as other issues related to family violence. To access TCFV’s service directory, go to: http://www.tcfv.org/resources/service-directory

 

Texas Advocacy Project

www.texasadvocacyproject.org

Family Law Hotline: (800) 777-3247

Texas Advocacy Project is a statewide nonprofit legal services organization. Project attorneys provide free legal services statewide to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

 

Legal Aid

www.texaslawhelp.org

For more information about legal aid resources in your area, go to: www.texaslawhelp.org

 

Access and Visitation (A&V) Hotline

www.txaccess.org

(866) 292-4636

Monday – Friday, 1-7 p.m.

The A&V Hotline attorneys provide free legal information about child custody and visitation issues, as well as paternity and child support. Hotline attorneys do not represent callers or offer legal advice.

 

Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)

www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cvs/the-address-confidentiality-program-acp

(888) 832-2322

The ACP provides a substitute post office box and a free forwarding service to victims of family violence to help keep their actual addresses confidential. Applicants must meet with a local domestic violence shelter, sexual assault center, law enforcement, or prosecution staff member to enroll in the program.