National Domestic Violence Hotline
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
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
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
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.
For more information about legal aid resources in your area, go to: www.texaslawhelp.org
Access and Visitation (A&V) Hotline
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)
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.