New Orleans Family Justice Center

A Community Partnership that cares about hurting families”

The New Orleans Family Justice Center opened on August 28, 2007 with support from established community advocates, city leaders and the U. S. Department of Justice. According to Casey Gwinn, founder of the FJC model, “New Orleans FJC has since become one of the leading Family Justice Centers in the United States”.  

The NOFJC has led the way in bring together community-based domestic violence and sexual assault providers as well as criminal justice and law enforcement professionals to provide wrap-around and comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and child abuse.

The NOFJC became the rallying point for rebuilding more effective and comprehensive service delivery advocating for significant criminal justice reform in Orleans Parish after the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Get Help

Are you a victim of domestic violence?
Are you a victim of sexual assault?

Call (504) 592-4005 or the 24 hour crisis line (504) 866-9554 for immediate assistance.


Services are available by Appointment or by Walk-in.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 5:00 p.m.
* Evening appointments can be scheduled

Meet Our Survivors

Voices and Women of Courage

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are not victims – they survive and thrive because they are courageous and strong. They overcome significant barriers and challenges to restore their voices and reclaim their lives. They are the most amazing people you will ever meet.

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Give the gift of your time and talent. Join us in this life-saving work! Your gift will in turn will become your blessing because of the strength and courage of these survivors.
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Donate to New Orleans Family Justice Center

Every day we provide a lifeline to safety and healing! Every person and child deserves to feel safe at HOME! Your contribution directly supports our mission for every person to live free of violence and for children to grow up in an environment that is nurturing and loving.
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Events/View all Events

Unmasking Domestic Violence Gala

The New Orleans Family Justice Center is hosting its annual “Unmasking Domestic Violence” awareness and fundraising event. The purpose of […]

Pardon Our Progress!

This week, we will be welcoming the New Orleans Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit to the New Orleans Family Justice […]

Tickets for “Private Violence”

Tickets are still available for the March 19th screening of “Private Violence” at the Port of New Orleans. Purchase Tickets […]

Private Screening of “Private Violence”

On March 19, 2015, The New Orleans Family Justice Center and the United Way of Southeast Louisiana will hold a […]