Early Intervention for Women Living in Domestic Violence Program

Agency: San Antonio City Attorney’s Office
 Prosecution Section
Municipal Courts

Mission: To facilitate and enhance the prosecution of domestic violence Class C misdemeanor cases and thereby quickly intervene and provide for the victim’s safety, hold the batterer accountable, and prevent the violence from escalating into more dangerous crimes.

Program Goals

  • Shift the burden of filing and prosecuting from the victim to the State of Texas
  • Aggressively prosecute Class C misdemeanor cases to enable the Court to mandate Battering Intervention Programs for perpetrators
  • Provide initial and follow-up services to victims and their families
  • Provide victims with referrals for other resources in the community
     
  • Provide continual training in domestic violence issues for law enforcement, legal, and judicial members of the justice system
  • Educate the community at large in order to reduce the incidence of domestic violence

Download brochures "Domestic Violence: A Personal Safety Plan" and "Defending Yourself Against Stalking" using Adobe Reader.

For further information contact a member of the Early Intervention Domestic Violence Team at 401 S. Frio, Rm. 204 San Antonio, TX 78207. (210) 207-7355

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Monday - Friday