Need Help?

The Judge Elmo B. Hunter Legal Center for Victims of Crimes Against Women acceptes a limited number of clients each semester. If you need assistance with a legal matter, please contact our Administrative Assistant, Vanessa Gonzales at 214.768.2591 or vanessag@smu.edu.

Additional Resources:

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)
 
Crisis Centers
 
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center
24-hour local hotline: 972.641.7273                             
http://www.dallasrapecrisis.org/
 
Parkland Rape Crisis/VIP
24-hour hotline: 214.590.0430
http://www.parklandhospital.com/phhs/vip-rape-crisis-center.aspx
 
Trauma Support Services of North Texas
972.709.4904
http://www.tssnt.org/
 
Domestic Violence Shelters
 
Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support
24-hour hotline: 214.946.HELP
www.genesisshelter.org
 
The Family Place
24-hour crisis hotline: 214.941.1991                                  
http://www.familyplace.org/
 
Brighter Tomorrows
24-hour hotline: 972.262.8383
www.brightertomorrows.net
 
New Beginning Center
Crisis hotline: 972.276.0057
www.newbeginningcenter.org
 
Hope’s Door
24-hour crisis hotline: 972.422.7233
www.hopesdoorinc.org
 
Mosaic Family Services
24-hour crisis hotline: 214.823.4434
www.mosaicservices.org
 
Salvation Army - Domestic Violence Program
24-hour local hotline: 214.424.7208
www.salvationarmydfw.org
 
Law Enforcement / Government
 
Dallas Police Department, Domestic Violence Unit
214.671.4304
 
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Family Violence Unit
214.653.3528

Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Protective Order Unit
214.653.3528
 
Attorneys General’s Child Support Division
1.800.252.8014
 
Legal Resources
 
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
214.748.1234                                                    
http://www.lanwt.org/
 
Legal Action Works /CitySquare
214.827.1000 
http://www.citysquare.org/programs/hope/legal-action-works/
 
Texas Advocacy Project
Family Law hotline: 800.777.FAIR (3247)
Sexual assault legal hotline: 888.296.SAFE (7233)
http://www.texasadvocacyproject.org/
 
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
214.243.2236
http://dallasvolunteerattorneyprogram.org/
 
Mosaic Family Services
214.821.5393
http://mosaicservices.org/how-we-help/legal-representation/
 
Human Rights Initiative
214.855.0520
http://www.hrionline.org/
 
Catholic Charities
214.520.6590                                                                               
http://www.catholiccharitiesdallas.org/
 
Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)
817.717.9377
https://www.raicestexas.org/
 
Texas Law Help
http://texaslawhelp.org
 
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