Information for Crime Victims

What is Texas VINE?

VINE is an acronym for Victim Information and Notification Everyday. VINE provides a very important service to notify crime victims, family members and friends, victim advocates, law enforcement, and concerned citizens of an impending release or court event involving an offender. This is a Free service.

Additional Information

To learn more, or to register for VINE, visit the VINELink website or call the VINE service number at 877-894-8463.

Helpful Numbers


  • Childsafe Website
  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Phone: 210-675-9000 
  • Phone: 210-207-7484 After Hours

Battered Women's Shelter Hotline

  • Phone: 210-733-8810

Bexar County Sheriff's Office Victim Liaison

  • Phone: 210-226-0303, ext. 229

Bexar County District Attorney's Office Victim Assistance Program

Crime Victim's Compensation Program Office of the Attorney General Crime Victim Services Division

City Magistrate (San Antonio)

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

Parents Of Murdered Children

Problems with VINE

  • Phone: 877-894-8463 then press "0"

San Antonio Police Department Victim Advocacy Section

Rape Crisis Center (24 hour Hotline)

Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse