Aldine Sheriff’s Storefront collecting old cell phones to help victims of domestic violence

(HOUSTON, TX) – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Crime Stoppers to collect used cell phones and accessories during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The used cell phones and accessories will be recycled. Proceeds from the recycling will be used to purchase prepaid phones for victims of domestic violence.

“Sometimes a single phone call for help is all it takes to save someone from an abusive relationship. And we want victims of domestic violence to report their abusers,” said Sheriff Adrian Garcia.

You can drop off any used and unwanted cell phones and accessories at the following HCSO locations through the end of October:

HCSO Aldine Community Storefront | 5202 Aldine Mail Rt., Houston, TX 77039

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office | 1200 Baker St, Houston, TX 77002

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office| 701 N. San Jacinto, Houston, TX 77002

HCSO Willowood Storefront | 7614 Fallbrook Dr., Houston, TX 77086

HCSO Northwest Medical Storefront | 17117 Cali Dr., Houston, TX 77090

HCSO Franz Road Storefront | 19818 Franz Rd., Katy, TX 77449

HCSO Mission Bend Storefront | 7043 Hwy. 6 South, Houston, TX 77083.