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Houston

We provide free legal and social services to immigrant women and girls fleeing violence in the Greater Houston and Galveston area. Our office opened in 2009 in response to the urgent needs of this vulnerable population.

Houston Program Highlights

  • Legal Services

    We provide free legal services in immigration law and other areas to help our clients rebuild their lives in safety and with dignity in the wake of violence.

  • Social Services

    We help our clients meet their basic needs—including food, shelter, medical care, and employment services—so they can gain greater control over their lives.

  • Training and Education

    We educate attorneys, judges, police, and other first responders to create a community better able to respond to the unique needs of immigrant women and girls.

  • Trafficking Prevention

    We partner with law enforcement and advocates to address the urgent human trafficking problem in Texas, sharing insights from our direct services to victims.

  • Children's Border Project

    We protect unaccompanied children fleeing extreme violence in Central America through free legal and social services and training and education for first responders.

  • Family Detention Advocacy

    We represent women and children who are subjected to prolonged detention in Texas and advocate for an end to inhumane detention of refugees in the United States.

Need help? / ¿Necesita ayuda? / Besoin d'aide?

Please call 713-496-0100 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. or email houston@tahirih.org. Translation services are available in every language.

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Courageous women and girls protected in 2015 through our free legal services in Houston
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Houston clients connected in 2015 to social services that were vital to recovery in the wake of trauma
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Community members equipped in 2015 with tools and information to serve immigrant women and girls