Useful Organizations

Youth Justice

Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD)

For inquires regarding community-based programs, services and facilities: (512) 424-6700
For inquires regarding state institutions, programs, services and facilities: (512) 424-6130

TJJD – Inspector General’s Office

Abuse Reporting Hotline: (866) 477-8354

TJJD – Office of the Independent Ombudsman

Phone: (855) 468-7330 [toll-free]
Fax: (512) 490-7626

TJJD – Public Information Coordinator

For inquiries regarding information subject to open records: (512) 490-7172

TJJD – Youth/Parent Inquiries

Phone: (512) 490-7172

Defense & Innocence

Innocence Project of Texas

Phone: (806) 744-6525

State Bar of Texas

Phone: (800) 204-2222 [toll-free]
Phone: (512) 427-1463 [Austin]

State Bar of Texas – Client-Attorney Assistance Program [to resolve a problem with your lawyer]

Phone: (800) 932-1900

State Bar of Texas – Lawyer Referral Information Service

Phone: (800) 252-9690

Texas Center for Actual Innocence

Texas Indigent Defense Commission

Phone: (866) 499-0656 [toll-free]
Phone: (512) 936-6994 [Austin]

Texas Innocence Network

Texas Public Defender Offices and Managed Assigned Council Programs

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA)

To apply for services or to refer clients to TRLA: (888) 988-9996 [toll-free]
Map of 22 offices throughout Texas, with linked phone numbers

Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project

Phone: (713) 313-1139

Diversions, Probation & Treatment

Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) – Community Justice Assistance Division

Phone: (512) 305-9300

Texas Probation Association

Phone: (936) 294-3073

Texas’ Association of Substance Abuse Programs

Phone: (818) 843-5024

Confinement & Reentry

Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable

Phone: (512) 873-4959

Bexar County Re-Entry Roundtable

Phone: (210) 335-8744

TDCJ

Phone: (512) 463-9988 [Austin]
Phone: (936) 295-6371 [Huntsville]

TDCJ – Offender Status Line

Phone: (800) 535-0283 [free only for calls made in Texas]
Phone: (512) 406-5200 [Austin; for status regarding inmates approved for release]
Phone: (936) 295-6371 [Huntsville]

TDCJ – Parole Division

Phone: (512) 406-5401 / (512) 406-5250

TDCJ – Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Ombudsman

Phone: (936) 437-2133

TDCJ – Reentry and Integration Division

Phone: (936) 437-4452
Phone: (512) 671-2134 [Austin]

Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles

Phone: (512) 406-5452

Texas Commission on Jail Standards

Phone: (512) 463-5505

Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments (TCOOMMI)

Phone: (512) 465-5100

County Advocates

Texas Association of Counties

Phone: (512) 478-8753

Texas Conference of Urban Counties

Phone: (512) 476-6174