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Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of outdoor fun at Evelyn’s Park this October!

BIPP Expands to Fort Bend County

AVDA’s Battering Intervention and Prevention Program expands into Fort Bend County with a new group.
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Trauma Counseling

Individual and group counseling sessions are available for clients and their children
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Our Clients' Stories

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


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

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The safety of victims of domestic violence is our greatest priority, and keeping our staff healthy and safe to respond to those needs is of paramount concern to us. We continue to serve survivors of domestic abuse with free legal representation and counseling. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, we have replaced face-to-face meetings with phone calls and the Zoom conferencing application. AVDA’s Houston office now offers Saturday client intakes (remotely) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month to accommodate applicants who work and need Intake Services outside of AVDA’s normal business hours. All survivors of domestic abuse who live in Austin, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Waller and Washington counties may apply for AVDA’s free legal representation and other services, regardless of citizenship status.

Our Battering Intervention and Prevention Program continues via virtual group meetings using the Zoom conferencing platform.

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

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1 in 4 Women have experienced domestic violence

Adult & child victims

of domestic violence were served in 2020

Abusers received

intervention counseling through BIPP in 2020

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.

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.


28may8:30 pm10:00 pmSensation BurlesqueBenefitting AVDA

29may8:30 pm10:00 pmSensation BurlesqueBenefitting AVDA


03jun11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation


08jul11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation


05aug11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation


02sep11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation


07oct11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation

16oct11:00 am2:00 pmAVDA's Party in the ParkA family-friendly afternoon of outdoor fun


04nov11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation


02dec11:00 am12:00 pmAVDA Volunteer Orientation

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1001 Texas Ave., Suite 600 Houston, TX 77002
P: 713-224-9911
F: 713-715-6935 for Legal Advocacy
F: 713-715-6945 for Battering Intervention & Prevention


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