Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault (LASSA)

Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault (LASSA) offers free and confidential legal advice and services by phone through our hotline or by submitting an online call-back request below.  Attorneys can also help connect you to additional legal services in your area and other supportive resources.

LASSA Statewide Hotline

844-303-SAFE (7233), Option 1

Monday — Friday | 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

How the Hotline Works

The hotline is not a 24-hour crisis line. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911. To find a local crisis center, contact Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) or see Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) Crisis Center Locator.
  • Our hotline is available on regular weekdays, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

  • If you get our voicemail and feel safe receiving a return phone call, please leave your name, phone number, and the best time of day to reach you. Alternatively, you can submit a call back request below.

  • If you get our voicemail but do not feel safe receiving a return phone call, please try calling again during our normal operating hours.

 

Examples of Legal Issues

The following are general examples of how attorneys in the LASSA Network may assist with legal issues stemming from sexual assault.
  • Privacy and Safety (ex. Protective Orders)

  • Housing

  • Family Law

  • Immigration

  • Medical/Mental Health Services and Benefits

  • Sexual Violence in the Workplace or Educational Institution

The LASSA Network

When you call our statewide hotline, you don't just get Texas Legal Services Center. We connect you with an entire network of legal aid providers. 

Other members of the LASSA Network include Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance, Catholic Charities of Dallas, Equal Justice Center, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Lone Star Legal Aid, Tahirih Justice Center, Texas Advocacy Project, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 

Learn more about the LASSA Network members here

Call Back Request

Only fill out this form if you feel safe ​receiving a call back from our team. Please note that our number may show up as spam. 

 

Please fill out the form below to request a call back. Our attorneys do their best to return calls in a timely manner and wait time may depend on call-volume and staff availability.

 

If you do not feel safe submitting this form online, please call our hotline. If we do not answer, you may leave a voicemail (if it is safe to call you back) or continue calling during our hours of operation until you reach an attorney. 

Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault

844-303-SAFE (7233), Option 1

Monday - Friday | 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

Resources for Survivors

Below are organizations offering resources like 24-hour crisis lines, crisis center locators, and safety information.
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault - Crisis Center Locator

Search for your local crisis center in Texas. A crisis center can provide 24 hour hotlines, counseling and other services. Some centers may not have their physical address listed for security purposes. You can also download our Service Directory to find a crisis center.

Find the Crisis Center Locator and a downloadable statewide service directory here.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-4673

Available 24-hours everyday

National Sexual Assault Online Chat

Go Chat →

Available 24-hours everyday

Find the National Crisis Center Locator, safety information, and information on additional resources here

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Their highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-7233

Available 24-hours everyday

National Domestic Violence Online Chat

Go Chat →

Available 24-hours everyday

Find information on abuse, the tenets of a healthy relationship, resources for victims, and safety information here

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