Aid To Victims Of Domestic Abuse

Organization Description: 

If you need legal advice or legal representation for a protective order, divorce, or child custody, AVDAНs legal team is here to help you. Your legal team will walk with you through the court process, and help you with other supportive services. We also provide counseling and a variety of emergency assistance. Whether you need counseling or legal services, you'll find help to overcome the violence in your life with the help of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. Our program for Victim Advocacy provides you with all the steps you need to safely escape, get help, and take legal action. All services are free in both English and Spanish. Legal representation is available in over 50 languages.

To volunteer, contact: 
Location: 
1001 Texas Ave., Suite 600
Houston, 77002
Location Map: 
Needed
Phone Number: 
Counties Served: 
Area(s) of Law: 
Elder
Family
Immigration
Special Populations Served: 
Military
Children
Immigrants
Seniors
Veterans
Victims of crime
Other
Opportunities to represent clients in court, administrative hearings, or other venues: 
Yes
Non-litigation opportunites: 
Advice Line/Desk
Advocacy
Clinics
Community outreach and education
Wills/Estate planning
Intake and screening
Mediation
Research
Opportunities for: 
Lawyer
Experts
Law student
Paralegal
Interpreter/translator
Opportunities well-suited for a group to work on together (for example: several lawyers from one firm or legal department): 
No
Training provided for volunteers: 
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Orientation
Substantive Training
Mentorship or supervision provided for volunteers: 
Mentor upon request
Staff attorney mentor
Staff monitors progress of case
Malpractice coverage provided for volunteers: 
Yes
Translation/interpretation provided for volunteers: 
Yes

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