Resources for Victims and Families
Shelter Agencies for Families in East Texas (SAFE- T)
SAFE- T provides services in form of emergency shelter, transitional housing, and counseling for victims of family violence and other family related offenses. Visit their website at www.safe-tagency.com
24 hour Hot Line: (903)575-9999
Toll Free: 1-888-801-HELP (4357)
Paris Outreach Office: (903)783-1313
Texas Attorney Genera l
The Texas Attorney General's Office provides information about the Texas Crime Victims Compensation Program. You can visit their webpage by
. They can also be reached by contacting them with the information below.
Toll Free 1-800-983-9933
Austin Office: (512)936-1200
Lamar County Attorney's Office
The Lamar County Attorney's Office provides victims and witness services for victims in Lamar County. They assist with Protective Orders as well as other victims services. For more information contact their office with the information below.
Lamar County/ District Attorney
119 N. Main Street
Paris, TX 75460
Website link: Lamar County Attorney
Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ)
As quoted from the TDCJ's Mission Statement, their mission is to
"provide a central mechanism for crime victims to participate in the Criminal Justice System."
They provide a method of victims and families being notified of an offenders release from prison.
They can be contacted with the information below
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time)
For questions about any of these services, contact Chief Matt Birch at (903)785-1744 during business hours contact him by email.