Those in need of immediate assistance are encouraged to call the 211 Texas/United Way helpline to find an organization in your geographic region that can serve you. You can also contact the helpline through the following ways:

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.

Domestic Violence Hotline: (713) 528-2121

  • TDD Line: 713-528-3625
  • Toll Free: 1-800-256-0551

Sexual Assault Hotline: (713) 528-RAPE (7273)

  • TDD Line: 713-528-3691
  • Toll Free: 1-800-256-0661

Stop Texas Eviction Portal

Do you live in Texas and can’t afford your rent? We are here to help.
Anyone unable to afford their rent or with concerns about possible eviction can be assisted.

  • All of the information and resources are available for free.
  • Get legal information about the eviction process and your rights.
  • Get access to important documents you can give to your landlord or the court.
  • Apply for legal assistance from organizations in your area that provide free legal services to qualifying tenants.
  • Find out about rental assistance and other resources in your area and how to apply.
  • Chat with a real lawyer about your questions regarding eviction.



  • For medical services, the Texas Association of Community Health Centers has a website where you can search for community health centers, health center networks, and other providers serving the uninsured in Texas.
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
  • Catholic Charities’ Counseling and Behavioral Health Clinic offers sliding scale appointments with expert bilingual counselors.  Call 714-874-6590 or request an appointment online.
  • Texas Health and Human Services: toll-free at 833-986-1919
    (24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic)
  • Harris Center/Mobile Crisis Outreach Team: 713.970.7000 and press #1 for the Crisis Line (they operate 24 hrs)
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline Phone: 1-800-273-TALK
  • For immediate crisis, call 911



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