National Domestic Violence Hotline

(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.


Texas Council on Family Violence

(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:


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.


Legal Aid

For more information about legal aid resources in your area, go to:


Access and Visitation (A&V) Hotline

(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)

(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.