Resources

There are substantial community resources for families in Harris County, Ft. Bend County and Montgomery County.

Community Resources:

 
Family Support Groups

Al-Anon Houston

713 683 7227

Texas Al-Anon/ Alateen  

Alcoholics Anonymous

713 686 6300

DePelchin Children's Center

713 730 2335

Escape Family Resource Center

713 942 9500

Family Service Centers Intake (Area-wide)

713 861 4849

Jewish Family Service
713 667 9336

Learning Support Center/
Texas Children's Hospital

832 824 3719
Neighborhood Support Groups for Parents and Children
713 802 7701
 
Child Support Assistance

Harris County Child Support Office

713 755 6077

Harris County District Clerk's Office/ Wage Garnishment

713 755 5750

 
Domestic Abuse Assistance
To Report Abuse, Call TDFPS
800-252-5400

Child Advocates, Inc.

713 529 1396

The Children's Assessment Center

713 986 3300

Family Violence Legal Hotline

800 374 4673

Harris County District Attorney- Family Violence Unit

713 755 5888

Houston Area Women's Center

713 528 6798

Rape Crisis Hotline - 24 Hours

713 528 RAPE

Northwest Assistance Ministries

281 855 4500

 
Children's Mental Health Services

DePelchin Children's Center

713 802 3800

 
Substance Abuse Services

Houston Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

713 942 4100

 
Financial Planning and Retirement

Myvesta- A Non-profit Consumer Education Organization

800 MYVESTA

Consumer Credit Counseling Service

800 873 2227

Note: Links to other websites are provided as a courtesy and no representations are made as to the completeness or accuracy of the content of those sites. When you access any of those sites, you are leaving this site.

 

Books I Use in my Practice

Dinosaurs Divorce, A Guide for Changing Families

by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
Publisher: Little Brown & Co

Divorce Without Disaster: Collaborative Law in Texas

by Janet P. Brumley

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way

by M. Gary Neuman, Patricia Romanowski, Sandra Blakeslee, Judith S. Wallerstein
Publisher: Random House

101 Ways to Be a Long-Distance Super-Dad... or Mom, Too!

by George Newman (Editor)
Publisher: Blossom Valley Press

Other books for families experiencing divorce:

It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents & Young Children During Divorce

by Vicki Lansky, Jane Prince (Illustrator)
Publisher: Book Peddlers

I Don't Want to Talk About It

by Jeanie Franz Ransom, Kathryn Kunz Finney (Illustrator)
Publisher: Magination

Mama and Daddy Bear's Divorce

by Kathy Parkinson (Illustrator), Cornelia Maude Spelman, Abby Levine (Editor)
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co.

Mom's House, Dad's House: Making Two Homes for Your Child

by Isolina Ricci
Publisher: Fireside

Anger Busting 101: New ABC's for Angry Men and the Women Who Love Them

by Newton Hightower
Publisher: Bayou Publishing

 

 

There are substantial community and published resources available for those dealing with a family law matter. Although I cannot guarantee that the resources listed here are appropriate for your specific issues, each has been identified through my research or the comments of others as having valuable information.

If you know of additional resources, or have comments regarding the listed resoources, please contact me.

 

 

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