What We Do

The New Orleans Family Justice Center offers various services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These on-site services are provided through a partnership with the following agencies:

Advocacy Services

The New Orleans Family Justice Center provides legal and medical advocacy services. We also provide case management, risk assessment, and safety planning to every survivor. We advocate for whatever a survivor may need--whether that's seeking justice, getting back on their feet financially, or healing their bodies, hearts, and minds after abuse.

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Counseling Services

Provides sexual assault crisis counseling. Services include individual and group counseling, medical advocacy, referrals, outreach, and education.

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Children & Youth Services

The Children’s program at New Orleans Family Justice Center provides children with a safe environment to play, while a parent or caregiver receives support services.

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Social Change / Public Policy

The New Orleans Family Justice Center works to create an effective community response to the issue of family violence with a two-pronged approach: ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION

Our advocacy efforts seek to ensure that survivors, their children, and those at risk of family violence are protected and are treated compassionately.

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Emergency Safe Housing

Crescent House provides comprehensive free services. Services include: Counseling (Individual and Group), Crisis Intervention, 24-hour Crisis Line, Comprehensive Case Management, Community Training and Education, Intervention Services for Children, Emergency Safe Shelter, and Legal Advocacy.

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Education/Employment Services

Offers educational and employment opportunities that will assist survivors of domestic violence to move from short-term safety to long-term security, and to an economically sustainable independent life.

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Transitional Housing

To assist survivors and their children with safe affordable housing options as they gain economic stability and achieve their personal goals

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Violence Prevention

The New Orleans Family Justice Center is dedicated to educating about, and bringing awareness of, domestic violence and sexual assault issues to individuals and groups in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

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Partner Services

  • CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES (Project Save, Southeast La. Legal Services, LIFT, Tulane Law Clinic)


  • POLICE ASSISTANCE – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Specialized Units (NOPD)

New Orleans Regional Training Center

Develop a regional training center to provide on-site training and technical assistance and profile promising and best practices in developing and operating multi-agency, co-located centers in the region.

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If you or someone you know was raped or sexually assaulted you are not alone, there is help! Whether the assault happened today or years ago, you have options and support.

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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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