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Where to Find Help

UPDATED December 13, 2012

Local Programs

Louisiana

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Advocates at the organizations below can support you and help you find ways to stay safe.  If you have any problems contacting them please let us know so that we can update our information: write to our Email Hotline.

Alexandria

Turning Point Battered Women's Program
PO BOX 908
Alexandria, LA 71309
Phone: 318-445-2022
Providing help with restraining orders, court advocacy and other supportive services. Does not currently have a shelter.

Arabi

St. Bernard Battered Women's Program
PO BOX 7
Arabi, LA 70032
Phone: (504) 277-3177
Web: http://www.stbernardbwp.com
Providing a variety of services including court/legal advocacy, individual advocacy and counseling for women, teens and children, art therapy and children's groups.

Baton Rouge

Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center (CAFVIC)
PO Box 52809
Baton Rouge, LA 70892
Phone: 225-389-3001
Phone: 1-800-541-9706
Email: info@stopdv.org

Denham Spring

Women Outreaching Women, Inc.
26852 4-H Club Rd (Office Address)
Denham Spring, LA 70726
Hotline: (225) 665-9100
Phone: (225) 791-3940
Fax: (225) 665-6713
Web: http://www.womenowomen.com/
Email: womenowomen@att.net
Providing 30 day shelter.

DeRidder

June N. Jenkins Women's Shelter
PO BOX 815
DeRidder, LA 73064
Hotline: (337) 462-6504
Phone: (337) 462-1452
Providing shelter and also providing non-residential services.

Franklin

Chez Hope
P.O. Box 98
Franklin, LA 70538
Hotline: 1-800-331-5303
Phone: (337) 828-4200 Crisis Hotline
Fax: (337) 828-4202
Web: http://www.chezhope.org
Tibodeaux Office (985) 449-1301

Hammond

SAFE (Southeast Advocates of Family Empowerment)
PO BOX 1946
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: (985) 542-8384
Web: http://www.safelouisiana.org
Servicing surrounds parishes.

Houma

The Haven
P.O. Box 4279
Houma, LA 70361
Hotline: (985) 853-0757
Phone: (800) 915-0045
Web: http://www.havenhelps.org

Iberia

Safety Net for Abused Persons, Inc. (SNAP)
PO Box 10207
Iberia, LA 70562
Hotline: 337-367-SNAP
Web: http://snapofiberia.org/index.html

Jennings

Communities Against Domestic Abuse
PO BOX 826
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 866-883-2232
Phone: 337-616-8419
Web: http://jeffdaviscada.com/

Jonesbore

Domestic Abuse Resistance Team
301 Polk Ave.
Jonesbore, LA 71251
Phone: (318) 251-2255
Phone: (318) 295-8006

Lafayette

Faith House
Lafayette, LA
Hotline: (337) 267-9422
Phone: (337) 232-8954
Web: http://faithhouseacadiana.com/
Shelter for battered women.

Mandeville

Safe Harbor Battered Women's Program
Mandeville, LA
Hotline: 985-626-5710
Web: http://www.safeharbornorthshore.org
Provides a safe place to stay and a variety of critical support services ranging from crisis intervention and legal advocacy to playgroups and counseling for kids. All services free of charge.

Many

Taylor House Battered Women's Program
580 West Main Street
Many, LA 71449
Phone: (318) 256-3408
Fax: (318) 256-9284
Providing shelter services to Desoto and Sabine Parish.

Monroe

The Wellspring Alliance for Families and Children
1515 Jackson St.
Monroe, LA 71202
Phone: (318) 651-9314
Web: http://www.wellspringalliance.org
Serving many other parishes, providing housing and counseling support.

Wellspring Alliance (Formerly the YWCA)
1515 Jackson St.
Monroe, LA 71203
Phone: 318-651-9314
Web: http://www.wellspringalliance.org
Serving immediate surrounding parishes.

Natchitoches

Domestic Violence Education and Support (DOVES) Inc.
PO Box 1277
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Hotline: (318)352-9394 (answered 24 hours a day/7 days a week)
Web: http://www.dovesinc.org
Providing services to victims of domestic violence, including shelter.

New Orleans

Crescent House, Catholic Charities of New Orleans
1000 Howard Ave., Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70113-1916
Hotline: (504) 866-9554
Phone: (504) 523-3755
Web: http://www.ccano.org/programs/domestic-violence/
Crescent House offers empowerment counseling, a 24-hour crisis line, comprehensive case management services, and intervention services for children including music, art, and play therapy to break the cycle of abuse. All services at Crescent House are free of charge.

Opelousas

St. Landry Parish Outreach Office
P.O. Box 1585
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337-948-5974 Office
Fax: 337-948-5975

St. Martinville

New Start Center
P.O. Box 504
St. Martinville, LA 70582
Phone: (337) 394-8559
Web: http://www.newstartcenter.org
Email: info@newstartcenter.org
Services: Assistance filing protective orders, Court escorts, Educational/Support groups, Emergency shelter, Hospital escorts, Individual advocacy, Individual counseling, Legal services, Safety planning and Transportation

The New Start Battered Women's Program
PO BOX 504
St. Martinville, LA 70582
Phone: (337) 394-8559

Thibodaux

Chez Hope
PO BOX 5464
Thibodaux, LA 70302
Hotline: 1-800-331-5303
Phone: 985-449-1301 Office
Web: http://www.chezhope.org
Email: chezhope@cox-internet.org
Also serving Lafourche and Assumption Parish

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