Support & Advocacy

These organizations provide assistance, support, information and advocacy to individuals and providers involved in probation services in your area. To find local, state and national organizations focusing on criminal justice, please browse the list below. You also can search our nationwide database of support groups at right.

Mental Health Association of Tarrant County
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For over 60 years, MHATC has provided a link between individuals and the complex, often inadequate array of mental health services in our community. MHATC has played a key role in the development of comprehensive resources for people with mental illness in Tarrant County.

NAMI Tarrant County
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A grassroots, family and consumer, self-help, support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with serious mental illnesses, also known as severe brain disorders.

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

Tarrant County Bar Association
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Works advance the science of jurisprudence; to facilitate and improve the administration of justice; to maintain and to elevate standards of professional conduct; to increase professional skills through regular continuing legal education; and to encourage and promote a better understanding of the legal profession by the public.

Tarrant County Community Supervision and Corrections
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Supervises offenders who are sentenced to community supervision by local courts as well as those that live in Tarrant County that receive community supervision in another county/state.

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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A non-profit association of attorneys who practice criminal defense law in Tarrant County, Texas. The focus of TCCDLA is the protection of individual rights guaranteed by the Constitutions of both Texas and the United States. Toward that end, TCCDLA seeks to keep its members current on the latest developments in the area of criminal law, as well as educate the public on the need for strict adherence to ethical standards by all participants in the criminal justice system.

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.

Mental Health Association in Texas
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An affiliate of the National Mental Health Association, which works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Texas
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NAMI is a 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.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas
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The preamble of the first meeting: “That we, as Sheriffs, have assembled in convention for no political purpose whatsoever, but for the purpose of more successfully aiding each other as officers, to execute the laws, in the discharge of our duties against criminals, and for the further and better protection of the citizens of our respective counties and the State at large.” The goal and mission of the Association remains the same today.

State Bar of Texas
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The mission of the Texas State Bar is to ensure all citizens equal access to justice and educate the public about the rule of law.

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 Corrections Association
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Dedicated to providing a forum for promoting quality correctional practices through professional growth, leadership, mentorship and education. TCA is organized to anticipate and respond to the needs of our members, clients and the general public.

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 Crime Prevention Association
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Works to encourage the prevention of crime through coordinated and concentrated efforts, and through programs and functions that encourage citizen involvement and participation, to preserve safe environments and communities for the citizens of Texas.

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Provides a statewide forum for criminal defense lawyers and is the only voice in the legislature interested in basic fairness in criminal defense cases.

Texas District Attorneys and County Attorneys Association
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A non-profit organization dedicated to serving Texas prosecutors and their staffs, as well as attorneys in government representation. TDCAA serves the people who work in the district and county attorneys offices around the state.

Texas Juvenile Detention Association
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A non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of Texas Children in any juvenile justice related institutional setting.

Texas Lawyers for Children
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Provides statewide assistance to judges and attorneys who handle child abuse and neglect cases. Services include an online legal resource center with a multitude of legal materials and information, including contributions by key practitioners around the state.

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.

Texas Police Chiefs Association
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Founded in 1958 to promote, encourage and advance the professional development of Chiefs of Police and senior police management personnel throughout the State of Texas. TPCA is the only official state law enforcement administrator's organization in Texas and, as such, it is concerned on a statewide basis with all issues involving the criminal justice system.

Texas Probation Association
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Works to develop and promote standards and goals for professional practitioners in the field of probation.

Texas Task Force on Indigent Defense
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Strives to promote justice and fairness to all indigent persons accused of criminal conduct. The Task Force assists counties to provide quality representation in a cost-effective manner that meets the needs of local communities and the requirements of state and constitutional laws.

Texas Victim Services Association
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The mission of TVSA is support, education, and recognition for victim service providers.

American Bar Association
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With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

    Center on Children and the Law
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    From modest origins as a small legal resource center focusing exclusively on child abuse and neglect issues, the Center has grown into a full-service technical assistance, training, and research program addressing a broad spectrum of law and court-related topics affecting children.

    Commission on Domestic Violence
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    Provides individualized support to attorneys representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking that includes research assistance, sample practice tools, model pleadings, and access to experts in the field. Commission members, Liaisons and Commission staff include national experts in many areas of domestic violence and the law.

    Commission on Law and Aging
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    Works to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of elders. It carries out this mission through research, policy development, technical assistance, advocacy, education, and training.

National Crime Victim Bar Association
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Provides technical support to attorneys representing crime victims in civil actions, refers crime victims to lawyers in their local area, and works to increase general awareness about the availability of civil remedies for victims of crime.

National Crime Victim Law Institute
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A non-profit research and educational organization at Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. NCVLI is the only national organization in the country working to assert victims’ rights in criminal trial courts.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association
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NLADA is the nation's leading advocate for front-line attorneys and other equal justice professionals – those who make a difference in the lives of low-income clients and their families and communities.

Network Of Victims Assistance
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Works to advance victims' rights through public policy efforts on the federal, state, and local levels. Through the promotion of education and awareness about the rights and needs of crime victims, the organization works to improve services for victims to assist in their emotional, financial, and physical recovery.

Recovery International
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Uses the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.

 
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