Resources

Telephone Resources

Domestic Violence Shelters

DePelchin Children’s Center (713) 730-2335
Victim Assistance Center, Inc. (Offers Safe Program Services) (713) 755-5625
Houston Area Women’s Center (713) 528-6798

Legal Aid Services

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (713) 224-9911
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program (713) 228-0732
Legal Aid-Gulf Coast (713) 652-0077
Domestic Relations Office (713) 755-6757
Dispute Resolution Center (713) 755-8274
Houston Lawyer Referral Line (713) 237-9429
South Texas Legal Aid Clinic (713) 652-0009
University of Houston Law Center
Legal Aid Clinic (713) 743-2094
Children’s Friend in Court (713) 222-2526

Child Protective Services

(800) 252-5400

Children’s Assessment Center

(713)986-3300

Substance Abuse Programs and Testing Centers

Positive Adult Living, Inc. (713) 977-2323
Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston (713) 942-4100
Alcoholics Anonymous (713) 686-6300

District Attorney’s Office

Main Office (713) 755-5800
Family Violence Division (713) 755-5888
Child Abuse Division (713) 755-5546

Law Enforcement Agencies

Harris County Sheriff’s Department (713) 221-6000
Houston Police Department (713) 222-3131

Health Insurance

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (713) 439-6121
Medicaid (877) 267-2323

Parenting Courses

ESCAPE Family Resource Center (713) 942-9500
DePelchin Children’s Center (713) 730-2335
Children Cope with Divorce (Galleria) (713) 780-1478 or
(713) 522-9255

Anger Management Courses

Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston (713) 942-4100
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DePelchin Children’s Center (713) 730-2335
Turning Point (713) 773-3280
Positive Adult Living , Inc. (713) 977-2323

Battered Intervention and Prevention Programs BIPP (W/AVDA)

(713) 224-9911

Harris County District Courts – Family

245th (713) 368-5900
246th (713) 274-4500
247th (713) 368-6570
257th (713) 274-4560
308th (713) 274-4600
309th (713) 274-4520
310th (713) 368-6550
311th (713) 274-4580
312th (713) 274-4540

 

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