40 Years of New Beginnings!

Discover the powerful stories of domestic violence survivors whose lives were transformed with the help of AVDA. 

End Abuse 2020 Awareness Breakfast presented by Next Level Urgent Care

Keynote Speaker Olga Trujillo, JD: “Examining the Impact of Domestic Violence: What You Can Do to Help”
Event Chairs: Amy Huggins and Stacy Medrano

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Registration 7 a.m.; Program 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
The Junior League of Houston
Free and open to the public. Reservations required.

AVDA Expands Its Free Legal Aid Footprint

Free legal representation for victims of domestic abuse in Austin, Grimes, Waller, and Washington counties is now available! AVDA’s legal team of Peter F. Walbridge Jr., Managing Attorney of Austin, Grimes, Waller, and Washington Counties Office, and bilingual Paralegal Vicky Owor are serving clients in those counties.

Regardless of citizenship status, all victims of domestic violence who live in Austin, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Waller and Washington counties may apply for AVDA’s free legal representation and other services.

AVDA sirve a todas las víctimas sin importar su estado de ciudadanía.


Victim Advocacy

We provide help at no cost


Legal Advocacy Program

Our attorneys work for you


Counseling Services

Get the support you need


BIPP Program

Choose a life free of abuse

1 in 4 Women have experienced domestic violence


Of legal clients

feel safer because of AVDA services

Adult & child victims

of domestic violence were served in 2018

Abusers received

intervention counseling through BIPP in 2018

AVDA’s (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) mission is to end family violence by advocating for the safety and self-determination of victims, promoting accountability for abusers, and fostering a community response to abuse. As a nonprofit organization centered on family violence intervention and prevention, we build and grow programs in the Greater Houston Area that both shed light on the subject and transform lives.


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Call AVDA and Get Help Now 713-224-9911 or 24 Hour National DV Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Upcoming Events

As non-profit family violence safety advocates, we host events to engage our community and support the cause against family violence. Click below to view our upcoming events, and how you can get involved.


29feb01marThe Vagina MonolguesPresented by AVDA and Daya


29feb01marThe Vagina MonolguesPresented by AVDA and Daya


01apr7:30 am8:30 amEnd Abuse 2020 Awareness BreakfastBuilding awareness in the community about the impact of domestic violence

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