Frequently Asked Questions
Where else can I get help?
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-888-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 140 languages through interpreter services. If you or someone you know is frightened about something in your relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

Teen Justice Initiative @ Texas Advocacy Project
(512) 476-5377 x579
The Teen Justice Initiative helps survivors of teen dating violence through outreach and legal education for parents, students, schools, and the community and by providing free and confidential legal advice to young people in Austin and legal representation to minors seeking protective orders in Travis County.

Legal Hotlines @ Texas Advocacy Project
Texas Advocacy Project operates three statewide toll-free legal hotlines, staffed by attorneys who provide assistance to Texans on a variety of legal concerns related to domestic violence, sexual assault and family law. Callers will first speak to an Intake Specialist who gathers initial information and determines which of our resources is most appropriate for the caller. An attorney then contacts the caller, gathers some essential information to assure the legal advice given is appropriate, and answers the caller's legal questions.
Family Violence Legal Line
Sexual Assault Legal Hotline
Family Law Hotline

(512) 267-SAFE
(927-9616 TTY for deaf callers)
Answered by a real person 24 hours a day with information in English and Spanish on domestic violence and sexual assault services, crisis counseling, shelter admissions, referrals, etc.
To set up a confidential meeting at your school, ask to speak to School Based Services.

Do not use this website if you suspect your computer is being monitored. Find a safe way to use the internet by accessing a safe computer. Even if you take cautionary steps such as using an email that your abuser cannot access or deleting stored information from your web browser, your abuser may be able to see what web sites you have been visiting and emails you have been sending.
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