Provides legal aid to low-income and immigrant families as well as those who are victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking. Additionally, free site based legal clinics called “Ask-A-Lawyer” are available to anyone seeking information about any legal issue.
Participants are offered legal information, and if necessary, referrals to legal aid or to other attorneys who will work on a sliding scale or a payment plan. Non-immigration consultations are by appointment only. Immigration consultations are available on a walk-in basis Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please contact Evelyn Huron, program director, for additional information at 210-433-3256.
Loveisrespect is an organization that provides 24/7 telephone, online, and texting hotlines to support teens and young adults in abusive relationships or settings in additional to educational materials on healthy relationships and abuse. Information is also available for abusive partners. Call the hotline at 1.866.331.9474, text “loveis” to 22522, or chat and/or locate resources at www.loveisrespect.org
Free services for survivors of sexual assault and their family/friends, as well as victims of human trafficking. Services include individual and family counseling, hospital accompaniment, case management, outreach programs, prevention educations, and miscellaneous training opportunities.
24 hour hotline: 210-349-RAPE (7273)
Online chat: https://rapecrisis.com/chat/
RMYA creates brighter futures for children in crisis by promoting individual success and healthy relationships in a safe, healing environment, giving children and families the tools to end the cycle of abuse.
Offers emergency shelter, mental health care and substance abuse treatment and counseling. Crisis intervention is available.
Main Office: 210.340.8077
Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/