Agencies indicated by a star have been thoroughly audited for both efficiency and outcomes by one of the following large grantors: Austin Community Foundation, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Glimmer of Hope Foundation, Impact Austin, Junior League of Austin and/or United Way Capital Area within the last two years.
Promotes social and economic justice for all Texans by leveraging the skills and resources of volunteer lawyers and other professionals to identify practical solutions to difficult social problems. Texas Appleseed does not provide direct legal representation for individuals, but instead works on behalf of all Texans to address the root causes of systemic injustice in our state.
Volunteer Legal Services helps low-income clients access the civil justice system by pairing them with volunteer attorneys who help resolve their legal problem at no charge.
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty. We work daily in courts and communities to protect and defend the rights and liberties defined in the Bill of Rights, U.S Constitution and state and federal law.
American Gateways provides immigration legal services and education to secure justice for new Americans and enrich Central Texas communities. We serve immigrant survivors of domestic violence or human trafficking, immigrants seeking asylum, people who are detained in area immigrant detention facilities, and immigrants seeking to reunify their families and naturalize as citizens.
Atticus Circle educates and mobilizes fair-minded straight people to advance equal rights for LGBT partners, parents, and their children. It is time for all children, regardless of their parents’ sexual orientation, to enjoy the same rights and protections afforded with a marriage license.
Crime Victims First is an online victims' rights resource center. Our mission is to promote and protect victims' rights, prevent rights violations, and to improve the treatment of victims through education, advocacy, and enforcement. We provide free access to information, services, and programs designed to increase awareness about victims' rights, to ensure rights are afforded, and when rights are violated providing access to our free online complaint system.
Texas Advocacy Project provides free legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking throughout Texas. As the only statewide nonprofit family law firm focused on domestic violence issues, we provide long-term solutions to thousands of Texans in need.
The Texas Fair Defense Project (TFDP) is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the fairness of Texas’s criminal courts and ensure that all Texans have access to justice. TFDP focuses on improving the public defense system and challenging policies that create modern-day debtors’ prisons filled with poor people who cannot afford to pay commercial bond fees and post-conviction fines and costs.
TRLA is a nonprofit agency that specializes in providing free civil legal services to the indigent residents of Central Texas. The organization helps clients with a range of problems confronting the low-income community.