Working Poor Domestic Violence Support Programs


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AVDA’s Houston “working poor” domestic violence support program is unique in the Houston community, offering free legal representation to victims of domestic abuse who “fall through the gaps” in legal aid services. These individuals have income too high to allow access to traditional legal aid, yet don’t earn enough to afford quality legal care. AVDA offers low income domestic violence free legal support in Houston. We know that legal services can be expensive and may deter a victim from reaching out for help, so that is why we provide the people of Houston domestic violence free legal support. In addition to AVDA’s “working poor” program for those with moderate income, AVDA has an extensive team of staff attorneys who provide services to individuals with low and no income.

About Our Low Income Domestic Violence Legal Support in Houston

AVDA’s low income domestic violence free legal support in Houston can help with any of the following legal services:

  • Protective order filing
  • Divorce and mediation
  • Custody of children
  • Child support
  • Modifications
  • Name changes

We will provide protective order representation to those undergoing a divorce, something that even the District Attorney’s office cannot.

Additional support services may be available for AVDA legal clients, in that we have:

  • Have a client emergency financial assistance fund for legal cases
  • Have an education and training fund
  • Have free counseling for victims of abuse and their children

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AVDA understands that legal services are expensive and the legal system is difficult to navigate, but that should never come in the way of you getting the help you need. That is why AVDA is dedicated to providing Houston domestic violence survivors with a quality legal aid program and a “working poor program” domestic violence free legal support, so that no one is left behind. Contact us today for more information about our legal and working poor legal support services for low-to-moderate income domestic violence individuals in Houston.

“I can’t thank you enough for helping me to get my life back.”

“My attorney was very compassionate, assisting me with everything I needed.
She made me feel like I wasn’t alone.”

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