Shared Parenting Program

Visitation Intervention and Enforcement Services

The OAG has a contract with the Bexar County Domestic Relations Office to provide child support customers FREE conflict resolution services, co-parenting classes, and legal enforcement services to low-income parents with Bexar County final orders.

If you don’t have a Bexar County Final Order, please call the A&V hotline number 1-866-292-4636, open Monday through Friday, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Calls will be answered in English and in Spanish.

Qualifications:

  • The Non-Custodial Parent (NCP) must possess the most current and final Bexar County Order granting possession and access.
  • The NCP must be a resident of Bexar County or one of the contiguous counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, and Wilson.
  • The Custodial Parent (CP) and child(ren) must reside in Bexar County.
  • The NCP must confirm that visitation has been denied by the CP at least three times and must be able to provide the dates of those denials.
  • There can be no current/active protective order or no-contact order between the NCP and the CP.
  • There can be no open case with the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (CPS) involving the NCP, CP, and or focal children
  • The NCP must have no pending criminal cases.  
  • The NCP must have no pending litigation.
  • The NCP must be unable to afford legal counsel.  The income limitation is $40,000 (gross) per year.

Services to Include:

  • Conflict Resolution Services
  • Cooperative Parenting Classes
  • Legal Enforcement of eligible orders if certain criteria are met
  • Orientation about parenting orders in parent-friendly terms

How to apply:

Step 1:

Step 2:

  • Attend our program information meeting. Meetings conducted weekly on Wednesdays. You will be scheduled and invited by email for a meeting if you meet pre-eligibility requirements.

Step 3:

  • Submit an Application
    Submit an application. Program staff will review your application and you will be notified whether your application was accepted.

Helpful Links:


Texas Attorney General – Access & Visitation Hotline (866) 292-4636 

Texas Attorney General – Child Support (800) 252-8014 

Guardian House (210) 733-3349 

Kidshare – Family Service (210) 299-2476

Bexar County Family Justice Center (210) 631-0100

Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center (210) 335-2128 

Bexar County District Clerk – Civil Court Records (210) 335-2113

San Antonio Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service 

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid – (888) 988-9996