Other Helpful Resources

January 25, 2023

Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Victim Services Division

TDCJ can assist victims with any post-conviction needs as well as notifications regarding offender status. TDCJ Victim Services also facilitates the Victim Offender Mediation Dialogue (VOMD) program as an opportunity for victims and survivors of violent crime to initiate an in-person meeting with their incarerated offender.
Phone: 800-848-4284
Email: victim.svc@tdcj.texas.gov

VINE - Victim Information Notification Everyday

A free, secure, and confidential way to access custody status and criminal case information. Register to access timely and reliable information about offenders or criminal cases.
Phone: 866-277-7477 (available 24/7)

Texas Youth Help Line

Provides free and confidential services to youth, their parents, and other family members of youth in crisis.
Phone/Text: 800-989-6884 (available 24/7)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Provides 24/7 support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
Phone: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Text "START" to 88788

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Provides services across the country to provide victim and survivors with the resources and emotional support required after the impact of a drunk or drugged driving crash.
Phone: 877-623-3435 (available 24/7)

National Elder Fraud Hotline

Free resource created by the U.S. Department of Justice to report fraud against anyone age 60 or older.
Phone: 833-372-8311

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

Provides 24/7 assistance to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned friends, siblings, parents, teachers, law enforcement members, and service providers.
Phone: 866-331-9474
Texas "LOVEIS" to 22522

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Phone: 800-656-4673 (available 24/7)

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Phone/Text: 988

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Phone: 888-373-7888
Text: 233733

National Organization for Parents of Murdered Children

For the families and friends of those who have died by violence.
Phone: 888-818-7662

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Helps to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.
Phone: 800-843-5678 (available 24/7)

Victim Connect Resource Center

A referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately.
Phone/Text: 855-484-2846

Texas Abuse Hotline

For reporting of suspicions of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children, adults with disabilities, or people 65 years or older.
Phone: 800-252-5400

Texas Legal Services Center

Provides legal advice, advocacy, representation, and education to underserved people across the state.
Phone: 844-303-7233

Texas Advocacy Project

Provides survivors of dating and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking with free legal services and access to the justice system.
Phone: 800-374-HOPE (4673)

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Provides free legal help to low-income residents in 114 counties throughout North and West Texas.
Phone: 888-529-5277

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Provides free legal services to low-income residents in 68 counties in Southwest Texas, as well as migrant and seasonal farm workers throughout the state.
Phone: 833-329-8752