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Off Campus Resources for Sexual Violence, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence and/or Stalking Resources

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673)

National Domestic Violence Hotline 

800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)

Victoria Area Resources

Houston Area Resources

State Resources

National Resources

LGBTQ Resources

Off Campus Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Various local, state, and national resources are available to address sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Some of those resources are provided below:

Victoria Area Resources

Midcoast Family Services  361-575-7842 or toll free 888-575-7842 (Domestic Violence Hotline 361-575-7842 or toll free 800-870-0368)

Houston Area Resources

Fort Bend County Women's Center (only dedicated domestic violence and sexual assault emergency shelter and crisis hotline in Fort Bend County with services for counseling and advocacy)

Houston Area Women's Center (confidential shelter, counseling and advocacy to support building lives free from the effects of violence)

Bay Area Turning Point (variety of services including shelter to families in need in the Greater Bay Area and surrounding areas)

Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County (assists victims of family and sexual violence with legal protection through protective orders, safety planning and safe shelter)

The Montrose Center (Empowering LGBT Houston)

AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) 

State Resources

The Attorney General of Texas Crime Victims Services (information about protective orders and crime victims' compensation to cover medical and counseling costs as eligible)

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

Texas Advocacy Project (provides free legal services and education related to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking)

Texas Council on Family Violence Online Service Directory and Survivor Resources

National Resources

National Sexual Assault Hotline operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) with online chat options and phone number 800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673)

National Domestic Violence Hotline with online chat options and phone number 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)

Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Department of Justice Areas of Focus including Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Stalking as well as Not Alone: Together Against Sexual Assault

Stalking Resource Center

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Men Can Stop Rape

End Violence Against Women International

Love is Respect

LGBTQ Resources

The Trevor Project (Crisis line for LGBTQ youth) or phone number 866-488-7386

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (National Advocacy for LGBTQ Communities)

FORGE (for transgender survivors and allies)

The Network La Red (LGBTQ survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse)

Off Campus Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Victoria Police Department

306 S. Bridge Street, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 485-3700
(361) 573-3221 (Non-Emergency/Dispatch)

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

101 N Glass St, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 575-0651 (Non-emergency)

Katy Police Department

5456 Franz Road, Katy, TX 77493
(281) 391-4848 (Non-emergency)

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office

1410 Williams Way Blvd. Richmond, TX 77469
(281) 341-4665 (Non-emergency)

Houston Police Department

901 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 837-0311 or 311 (City Switchboard)

Harris County Sheriff’s Office

1200 Baker Street, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 221-6000 (Non-emergency)