Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse is a private non-profit (501)(c)(3)
organization that has been serving families trapped in the cycle of family
violence since 1980. Only AVDA works to break this cycle by intervening with
both the victim and the abuser. AVDA operates two direct-service programs unique
to Harris County. TheLegal
representation for adults and children trapped in abusive intimate-partner or
family relationships and the nationally recognizedBattering
Intervention and Prevention Programprovides
specialized psycho-educational counseling which enables batterers to recognize,
accept responsibility for and end their abusive behavior.
assistance with any of these programs, please call 713-224-9911 between 8 am and
5 pm Monday through Friday.
Para assistencia con cualquier de los
programas, por favor llame a 713-224-9911 dentro de las horas de 8 am a 5 pm
Lunes a Viernes.
Domestic violence cuts across all economic, ethnic, religious, educational and
urban/suburban lines. In Harris County, police agencies received 39,709 official
reports of domestic violence incidents in 2007.Learn
more about domestic violence.
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