Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center

314 West 11th, Austin, TX 78701      PH: 512-854-8677  Fax: 512-854-9887

Referrals

Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas

512-472-8303 or 1-866-303-8303
www.austinlrs.com

○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

Free Legal Advice / Representation

Free Evening Legal Clinics 
1-800-369-9270 /  www.vlsoct.org

○ Mondays 6-7 p.m. at Martin Jr. High, 1601 Haskell
○ Wednesdays 6-7 p.m. at Webb Middle School, 601 E. St. John
○ Free legal advice regardless of income
○ Low-income individuals may apply for full legal representation

Free Legal Advice Hotline

512-472-8303
Free legal advice the 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

1-888-988-9996  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  


Free Legal Forms / Info

Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center

314 West 11th, Suite 140, Austin
512-854-8677
www.TravisCountyLawLibrary.org

○ Free legal forms and help from Reference Attorney with uncontested Travis County family law cases

www.TexasLawHelp.org

○ Free legal forms and information

Mediation

Dispute Resolution Center

512-371-0033  www.austindrc.org

Housing

Austin Tenants Council

512-474-1961  www.housing-rights.org

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

512-327-2700  www.trla.org

Lifeworks

512-735-2400  www.lifeworksweb.org

Child Support

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)

www.oag.state.tx.us

○ Paternity and child support established
○ Child and medical support orders enforced and modified 

Visitation

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.
www.txaccess.org 

Counseling

Austin Child Guidance Center

512-452-2241 www.austinchildguidance.org
○ Counseling for children

Lifeworks

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

Elder Law

Family Eldercare

512-450-0844  www.familyeldercare.org

Legal Hotline for Texans

512-477-3950 

Legal Hotline for Veterans

1-800-622-2520

Domestic Violence

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

SafePlace

24 hour Hotline 512-267-SAFE (7233)   www.safeplace.org
○ 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

www.texasadvocacyproject.org

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

Other Hotlines

Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-5400

○ Report abuse or neglect of children and elderly or disabled adults

MHMR Crisis Hotline 512-472-4357

○ Telephone counseling, crisis and suicide prevention

Lifeworks Youth Crisis Hotline  512-735-2400

Texas Legal Hotline 1-800-622-2520

Immigration Law

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 Law

Advocacy, Inc.1-800-315-3876 (Voice / TDD)

www.advocacyinc.org

HIV/AIDS

Capital Area AIDS Legal Project  www.asaustin.org
512-458-2437        

Travis County

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

www.TravisCountyTx.gov