The mission of the Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. is to break the cycle of violence and to strengthen families by providing the necessary tools for self-sufficiency through delivery of emergency shelter, transitional housing, education, effective parenting education, and specialized intervention with youth and the elderly.
Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to residents in 68 Southwest Texas counties, and represents migrant and seasonal farm workers throughout the state. TRLA also operates public defender programs that serve at least 10 Texas counties, representing low-income and indigent people accused of felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile crimes.
TRLA has developed other special programs that serve specific client populations: Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault (LASSA), funded by TAJF; the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project, and Texas C-Bar, which provides legal services to small businesses and nonprofits.
Check out the website for more information and for hotline consultation.
A compilation of community services available to families to facilitate shared parenting after separation or divorce.
The Mission of American Gateways: To champion the dignity and human rights of immigrants, refugees and survivors of persecution, torture, conflict and human trafficking through exceptional immigration legal services at no or low cost, education and advocacy. Explore the website below for information on services.
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.
The Child Support Division of the Office of the Attorney General is on a mission to make sure every child receives the support they need and deserve.
San Antonio Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) has operated as the only certified lawyer referral service in San Antonio that provides free lawyer referrals to the public.Lawyers that are referred by the Lawyer Referral Service are in good standing with the State Bar of Texas and provide free consultations. For more information visit the website below.