Help is just a phone call away 24-hours-a-day.


Domestic Violence Hotline - 713.528.2121

Sexual Assault Hotline - 713.528.RAPE (7273)


If you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911 first. Otherwise, for non-emergency situations, please use one of our Hotline numbers to find help.




24-Hour Crisis Intervention

Knowledgeable and compassionate advocates are here for you, 24-hours-a-day, to lend a supportive ear, connect you with Houston Area Women's Center services that meet your needs and provide referrals to valuable community resources. Our Hotlines serve as the gateway to all of our services. The calls are free, and counselors are able to help you no matter what language you speak.


Please remember all of services are free of charge.


Our advocates provide:

  • Confidential support for women, men and youth who have experienced domestic or sexual violence, as well as for concerned friends and family.
  • Intake services for our shelter and counseling programs.
  • Immediate assistance in English and Spanish. We can assist speakers of other languages and the hearing impaired through a language line.
  • 24-hour Hospital Accompaniment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to area hospitals.


Domestic Violence Hotline - 713.528.2121

TDD Line 713.528.3625

Outside of area 800.256.0551


Sexual Assault Hotline - 713.528-RAPE (7273)

TDD Line 713.528.3691

Outside of area 800.256.0661


FAQs about our services