Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas

512-472-8303 or 1-866-303-8303

  • Callers referred to private attorneys
  • Match Program - reduced-fee program for low-income callers
First Call for Help: 211

Dial 211 or 512-973-9203

  • 24-Hour community service referral
Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas

512-476-5550 / www.vlsoct.org

  • Get free advice about your case from a volunteer lawyer by applying online at www.VLSOCT.org/get-help/.
  • Family Law applications are open Mondays between 9am and 5pm, or when they reach capacity.
  • General Law applications open Mondays at 9am and close on Wednesdays at 5pm, or when they reach capacity.
Free Legal Advice Hotline


  • Free legal advice the 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

833-329-TRLA (8752) www.trla.org

  • Legal representation for low-income people in family law & other civil cases
Texas Advocacy Project

Family Law Hotline 1-800-777-FAIR

  • LiveChat with lawyer or law student


Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center

1700 Guadalupe Street, 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78701

  • Free legal forms and help from Reference Attorney with uncontested Travis County family law cases
Texas Law Help


  • Free legal forms and information
Dispute Resolution Center

512-371-0033 www.austindrc.org

Austin Tenants Council

512-474-1961 www.housing-rights.org

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

833-329-TRLA (8752) www.trla.org


512-735-2400 www.lifeworksweb.org

Domestic Relations Office

512-854-9696 www.traviscountytx.gov/dro

  • Child support office
  • Travis County child and medical support orders enforced
Attorney General’s Office

512-441-6162 (South Austin Office)
512-339-1135 (North Austin Office)


  • Paternity and child support established
  • Child and medical support orders enforced and modified
Texas Legal Services Center


  • Family Helpline provides information about the CPS process
Domestic Relations Office

512-854-9696 https://www.traviscountytx.gov/dro

  • Visitation orders enforced
  • Maintains list of organizations that provide supervised visitation and supervised exchange of children
Access and Visitation Hotline

1-866-292-4636 Monday - Friday 1-7 p.m.

Austin Child Guidance Center

512-452-2241 www.austinchildguidance.org

  • Counseling for children

512-735-2400 www.lifeworksaustin.org

  • Youth and adult counseling
YWCA Women’s Counseling and Referral Center

512-326-1222 www.ywca.org

  • Low cost counseling for women
Capital Area Counseling

512-302-1000 www.cacsnet.org

  • Low cost psychological counseling
Family Eldercare

512-450-0844 www.familyeldercare.org

Legal Hotline for Texans


Legal Hotline for Veterans


Travis County Attorney’s Office
  • Main Office (512) 854-9415
  • Victim Witness (512) 854-9498
  • Project Options Information Line (512)854-4423
  • Protective orders for victims of domestic violence
  • Emergency shelter, counseling, and other support for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault
Family Violence Protection Team

The Family Violence Unit is an integral part of the Austin/Travis County Family Violence Protection Team, a multi-agency collaboration of victim advocates who seek to ensure the safety of all victims of domestic violence in Travis County.

512-854-9770 or 512-854-8452

Texas Advocacy Project


  • Family Violence Hotline 1-800-374-HOPE (4673)
  • Sexual Assault Hotline 800-269-SAFE (7233)
Abuse Hotline


  • Report abuse or neglect of children and elderly or disabled adults
MHMR Crisis Hotline


  • Telephone counseling, crisis and suicide prevention
Lifeworks Youth Crisis Hotline


Texas Legal Hotline


American Gateways

512-478-0546 www.americangateways.org

Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

210-226-7722 http://www.raicestexas.org/

Disability Rights Texas 1-800-252-9108 (Voice / TDD)


Capital Area AIDS Legal Project


  • Information Booth 512-854-9020
  • District Clerk 512-854-9457
  • Domestic Relations 512-854-9696
  • Constable 5 512-854-9100
  • Law Library 512-854-8677


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