Choose a life FREE of abuse

Battering intervention & prevention program

Counseling Services

Free Trauma Counseling for Clients and their children 12 and older.

Legal Aid

Protective orders, divorce, child support/custody at low or no cost.

Battering Intervention & Prevention Program

Make a change in abusive behavior.

Counseling Services

Free trauma counseling for clients and their children 12 and older.

Education & Outreach

Free programs on abuse prevention for youth & adults.

AVDA’s Mission

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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1 3 women

1 in 3 Women have experienced
domestic violence

Adult & child victims

of domestic violence were served in 2020

Abusers received

intervention counseling through BIPP in 2020

Adults and youth

reached through prevention programming in 2020

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Counties We Serve

Austin

In Austin County, AVDA provides free legal aid for victims of domestic abuse by calling 979-826-3290, ext. 219

Address:
Focusing Families 910 Ninth St. Hempstead, TX 77445

United Way of Greater Houston – Waller County Center 531 Farm-to-Market 359 Road South Brookshire, TX 77423

Fort Bend

In Fort Bend County, AVDA provides free legal aid by calling 281-207-2312, as well as its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program by calling 713-224-9911.

Address:
The United Way of Greater Houston– Fort Bend County Center 12300 Parc Crest Drive, Suite 140 Stafford, TX 77477

Galveston

In Galveston County, AVDA provides its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program only. Call 713-224-9911 for more information.

Grimes

In Grimes County, AVDA provides free legal aid for victims of domestic abuse by calling  979-826-3290, ext. 219

Address:
Focusing Families 910 Ninth St. Hempstead, TX 77445

United Way of Greater Houston – Waller County Center 531 Farm-to-Market 359 Road South Brookshire, TX 77423

Harris

In Harris County, AVDA provides free legal aid and counseling for survivors, as well as its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program. Call 713-224-9911 for more information.

Address:
1001 Texas Ave., Suite 600 Houston, TX 77002

Montgomery

In Montgomery County, AVDA provides its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program only. Call 713-224-9911 for more information.

Waller

In Waller County, AVDA provides free legal aid for victims of domestic abuse by calling  979-826-3290, ext. 219

Address:
Focusing Families 910 Ninth St. Hempstead, TX 77445

United Way of Greater Houston – Waller County Center 531 Farm-to-Market 359 Road South Brookshire, TX 77423

Washington

In Washington County, AVDA provides free legal aid for victims of domestic abuse by calling 979-826-3290, ext. 219

Address:
Focusing Families 910 Ninth St. Hempstead, TX 77445

United Way of Greater Houston – Waller County Center 531 Farm-to-Market 359 Road South Brookshire, TX 77423

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.

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