Texas Advocacy Project’s mission is to end dating and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Texas. Texas Advocacy Project empowers survivors through free legal services and access to the justice system, and advances prevention through public outreach and education. Our vision is that all Texans live free from abuse.
Now in our 39th year of service, Texas Advocacy Project is a non profit law firm working directly with victims, shelters, law enforcement agencies, and courts across Texas to deliver effective legal services to Texans in need. Our services are free of charge and provide the type of long-term solutions which break the cycle of violence for thousands of Texans each year.
Legal help is one of the only services directly related to the national decline in domestic violence. Obtaining a protective order, for example, makes it 80% less likely the victim will be assaulted again. There are other non profit organizations out there providing legal services. But Texas Advocacy Project focuses only on cases involving domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. We specialize in helping victims who can't find help from traditional non profit service providers; they either don't qualify because of income requirements or the service providers are out of their reach because of cultural, language or geographic barriers. The Project offers a broad spectrum of legal services through the following services: Legal Lines, Emergency Protective Orders, Assisted Pro Se, Teen Outreach, LGBT Services, Trainings, and Technical Advocacy.