Battering Intervention


Break the cycle. Change is possible.

Program Information

Our discussion-based groups focus on personal change to end abusive behavior. AVDA’s Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP) groups give you tools to end abuse, whether it’s physical, verbal or emotional. Let AVDA help you become the best parent, partner and person you can be. Break the cycle.

We continue to accept new clients and are using the Zoom conferencing application to conduct our BIPP groups. EFFECTIVE May 1, 2021, AVDA IS INCREASING BIPP FEES.

Initial Evaluation: $40
Orientation: $40
Group Session: $25/session minimum*
*Fee based on a sliding scale

AVDA’s fully accredited BIPP provides educational services to men and women who have been violent, abusive, and/or controlling in their intimate partner and/or family relationships. There are four phases to BIPP, all of which are available in both Spanish and English.

  • Minimum of 18 weekly sessions (per state BIPP guidelines)
  • Sessions are two hours in duration
  • Daytime, evening and weekend sessions
  • Available in both English and Spanish
  • Separate groups for men and women
  • Fees paid by money order or online at

The largest in the state, AVDA’s BIPP was the first BIPP in Texas to receive full Accreditation Status by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Community Justice Assistance Division.

BIPP Schedule and Locations

Click here to view our BIPP Schedule and Locations in Houston, TX and surrounding areas.

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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


1001 Texas Ave., Suite 600 Houston, TX 77002 P: 713-224-9911 F: 713-715-6935 | 713-715-6945

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