Support & Advocacy

These organizations provide assistance, support, information and advocacy to survivors of sexual or domestic abuse in your area. To find local, state and national organizations focusing on sexual or domestic abuse, please browse the list below.

Alliance for Children
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Strives to protect children from child abuse through teamed investigations, healing services and community education.

CASA of Tarrant County
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Assists the family court system by providing trained, court-appointed volunteers who advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children by making recommendations for safe and permanent homes.

Lena Pope Home
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Works to help create hope, happiness and success for children and families. They impact over 20,000 individuals a year, with a focus in three key areas: prevention, early intervention and counseling.

SafeHaven
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Seeks to end domestic violence in Tarrant County through safety, support, prevention and social change.

Women’s Center of Tarrant County
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For 25 years The Women's Center has worked with people from all walks of life - women, men and children alike-who muster the power and courage to confront crisis, triumph over desperate situations and build new skills and strategies that will improve their lives.

YWCA of Tarrant County
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Provides child care for disadvantaged children, housing and services for girls exiting foster care and housing and services for homeless women.

Arte Sana
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A Latina-led nonprofit committed to ending sexual violence and other forms of gender-based aggressions and engage marginalized communities as agents of change. Arte Sana promotes awareness, healing, and empowerment through bilingual professional training, community education, and the arts.

Lone Star Legal Aid
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Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families who have immediate needs but cannot afford an attorney.

Peace Initiative, The
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Works to educate the public on the extent and often deadly consequences of domestic violence and to respond effectively through collaborative partnerships.

People Against Violent Crime
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Seeks to ensure that the rights of crime victims are upheld according to the Texas Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights and to coordinate with victim service providers, law enforcement agencies and criminal justice agencies to help make certain that adequate resources are available to all victims of crime.

Prevent Child Abuse Texas
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A statewide non-profit organization working to prevent child abuse and neglect in all its forms throughout Texas. The work of the organization depends solely on private grants and contributions.

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
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Committed to ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention and advocacy. In the meantime, we desire to support survivors on their paths to hope, healing and justice. TAASA is the voice of the sexual assault movement in Texas.

Texas CASA
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Advocates for abused and neglected children in the court system through the development, growth and support of local CASA programs.

Texas Center for the Missing
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A nonprofit dedicated to offering help, and hope, to the missing and their families. Founded in 2000 by Doreen Wise after the four-month disappearance and tragic loss of her son, Gabriel, the organization is dedicated to finding the missing quickly and providing support to their families.

Texas Council on Family Violence
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Promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence.

Texas Legal Services Center
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A legal aid program which provides assistance and training to poverty law advocates and their clients in the areas of litigation support, education and communication. TLSC sponsors projects that assist individuals in Texas and, in some cases, nationwide.

TexLawHelp.org
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TexLawHelp is a one-stop, online resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance in Texas.

ABA Commission on Domestic Violence
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A statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies and concerned individuals organizing to ensure the elimination of domestic violence by: providing technical assistance, resources, information and training to all who address or are affected by domestic violence; and promoting social and systems change through public policy, public awareness and education initiatives.

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
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A national network that serves as a forum for, and clearinghouse on information, research, resources and critical issues about violence against women in Asian and Pacific Islander communities

Bikers Against Child Abuse
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Exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children, to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. BACA members stand ready to lend support to their wounded friends by involving them with an established, united organization working in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children.

Child Welfare League of America
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An advocacy association of 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
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NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain.

National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
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A non-profit child advocacy and professional membership association dedicated to providing high quality legal representation for children. Its mission is to improve the lives of children and families through legal advocacy, by providing training and technical assistance to attorneys and other professionals, serving as a public information and professional referral center, and engaging in public policy and legislative advocacy.

National Association to Protect Children
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A national pro-child, anti-crime membership association founded on the belief that our first and most sacred obligation is the protection of children from harm.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
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NCADV's work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV's caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
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NCPEA is an association of researchers, practitioners, educators, and advocates dedicated to protecting the safety, security, and dignity of America's elder citizens. It conducts research, educates the public and serves as an advocacy organization.

National Indian Child Welfare Association
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Provides public policy, research, and advocacy; information and training on Indian child welfare; and community development services to a broad national audience including tribal governments and programs, state child welfare agencies, and other organizations, agencies, and professionals interested in the field of Indian child welfare. Seeks to address the issues of child abuse and neglect through training, research, public policy, and grassroots community development.

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
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NNEDV is a membership and advocacy organization of state domestic violence coalitions, allied organizations and supportive individuals.

Spousal Abuse by Law Enforcement
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A unique project that provides specialized counseling, legal, and advocacy services for victims whose abusers are police or other law enforcement personnel.

Women's Rural Advocacy Programs
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A colection of information about domestic violence from training materials, handouts, pamphlets, articles that have been useful to Women's Rural Advocacy in helping battered women and for its community presentations and training seminars.

 
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