If the offender is arrested and is still in custody, you can register for VINE. VINE is the nation’s leading victim notification network. It allows survivors, victims of crime, and other concerned citizens to access timely and reliable information about offenders or criminal cases in U.S. jails and prisons.
If you live in the Housing Section 8 Program, you can request to transfer your housing voucher to another jurisdiction for your safety. For more information on housing rights for victims, please visit texashelp.org.
You can request your Social Security Number to be changed to keep your identity safe. To apply for a new number you must apply in person at any Social Security Office and present evidence documenting the harassment, abuse, or life endangerment.
You can apply for TANF or food stamps and request a Good Cause Waiver Form H1713. Good cause waives the requirement to cooperate with or establish a child support order with the OAG, because doing so would pose a clear safety risk to you or your children.