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 GENERAL CRIME VICTIM INFORMATION
 
 
 
TEXAS VINE
 
VICTIM INFORMATION and NOTIFICATION EVERYDAY
 
 For victims of crime
There is strength in numbers
 
1-877-TX4-VINE
Toll Free 1-877-894-8463
 
What is Texas Vine?
  • Provides basic information on jailed offenders
  • Free service for crime victims and other concerned citizens
  • Notifies registered users of changes in offender jail status
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English or Spanish
     
Make TEXAS VINE part of your safety plan.  The offender will not know you are registered with TEXAS VINE.  However, do not depend only on TEXAS VINE, or any single program, for your protection.
 
 
FAMILY VIOLENCE 

RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTER OF GALVESTON COUNTY
 
 
Administrative Office
409-763-1441
Hotline 1-888-919-SAFE
All calls are strictly confidential.
If you would like to volunteer, call the
Volunteer Coordinator at 409-763-1441
 
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1-800-799-SAFE
TDD for the Hearing Impaired 1-800-787-3224
 
 
 CARMEN CRABTREE, Director
5710 Avenue S 1/2
Galveston TX 77551
409-741-6000
Child Abuse - Report it .. It's the Law
Monday - Friday, nights, weekends, and holidays - 1-800-252-5400
 
SANDRA HAIRE, Director
123 Rosenberg, Suite 500
Galveston TX 77550
409-766-5950
 
OTHER SURVIVORS OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS
 HOUSTON CHAPTER
DOTTI WALKER, President
Meetings are held at St. Pauls United Methodist
Church -- Youth Building on the second Tuesday
of each month 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
713-726-1944

CHILDREN'S CENTER
TERRY KEEL, Director 
2902 Broadway 
Galveston TX 77550
409-765-5212
 
 VICTIM RECOVERY
 
Choosing the Best Inpatient Addiction and Domestic Violence or Sexual Abuse Recovery Center:
 
 
 
MISSING PERSONS -- CHILDREN AND ADULTS 
 
Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal
 Investigation Service   1-800-346-3243
 
 
THE TEXAS CENTER FOR THE MISSING
 Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 420148
Houston, TX 77242-0148
 
Physical Address:
3311 Richmond, Suite 315
Houston, TX 77098-3018 
Direct: 713-599-0235
Fax: 713-522-7386 
 
Child Watch of North America is a missing children
organization based in Orlando, Florida.
  
VICTIMS OF DRUNK DRIVERS 
MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS (MADD)
John McName, Director
719 Sawdust Road,15355 Vantage Parkway West, Suite 220 
Houston, TX 77032
(281) 590-2222 or 1-800-261-6233
National Web Site: www.madd.org/
 
 
CONSUMER FRAUD INFORMATION
 
Consumer Information Online
 
COUNCIL OF BETTER BUSINESS BUREAUS
Scam alerts and consumer tips online
 
NATIONAL FRAUD INFORMATION CENTER
Sponsored by the National Consumers League
Toll-free Consumer Assistance 1-800-876-7060
 
Securities and investment scam alerts
 
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
Information on product safety and recalls
Securities and investment scam alerts
 
 
TEXAS PRISONS AND PAROLE
 
ATTENTION: VICTIM SERVICES
P O Box 13401, Capitol Station, Austin  TX 78711
1-800-848-4284

 
GENERAL SOCIAL SERVICES
 
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS
DEBORAH PERRYMAN, Director
409-938-0070 or 1-800-545-8738
 
Executive Director-Dr. Julie Purser 
2200 Market Street, Ste. 600
Galveston TX 77550
409-762-8636 
 
2622 Market Street
Galveston TX   77550
409-762-2233 - Fax #409-621-2531
Toll Free #877-621-2455
e-mail:  jessetree@aol.com
 
BO'S PLACE
FORMERLY KNOWN AS GRIEF CENTERS OF TEXAS
MARY BETH STAINE, Director
 
 Bo's place is a bereavement center offering grief support services to children, ages 3 to 18, and their families who have experienced the death of a child or an adult in their immediate family, as well as programs for grieving adults.  Bo's Place is founded on the belief that grieving children sharing their experiences with each other greatly helps in their grief journey.
Call for LOCATION OF LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS IN YOUR AREA at 713-942-8339
 
HELPFUL LEGAL INFORMATION