Who We Are

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Our Mission

New Orleans Family Justice Center is a partnership of agencies dedicated to ending family violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and stalking through prevention and coordinated response by providing comprehensive client-centered, empowerment services in a single location.

 

Our Guiding Principles

1. survivor Centered and Driven

We ask survivors what they want and need. We promote survivor autonomy and empowerment,

2. Safety Focused

Increasing safety and promoting healing for families

3. Culturally Competent

Celebrating and welcoming diversity

4. Integrated Response

We promote a culture that supports effective collaboration. We work to transform and enhancing systems response. We are committed to evidence-based best practices.

5. Knowledge and Prevention

We work towards enhanced community awareness. We are committed to end violence.

 

 

Our Team

 
 

Leadership Team

Mary Claire Landry

Executive Director
mclandry@nofjc.org

Ashley Ponson

Director of Data Management
aponson@nofjc.org

Veronica Martinez

Director of Trauma Recovery
vmartinez@nofjc.org

amanda Tonkovich

Director Sexual Assault Program
atonkovich@nofjc.org

dilcia nunez

Director of Hospitality
dnunez@nofjc.org

Eva lessinger

Director of Programs
elessinger@nofjc.org

NANETTE saucier

Director of Finance + Administration
nsaucier@nofjc.org

Program Directors

iola harkness

Director of Crescent House
iharkness@nofjc.org

Megan staab

Director of Children’s Program
info@nofjc.org

candice caccioppi

Director of Fund Development
ccacioppi@nofjc.org

sharon henry

Director of Community Outreach
swhenry@nofjc.org

carly smith

Director of Client Services
csmith@nofjc.org

Mary ann bartkowicz

Director of Education + Housing
mbartkowicz@nofjc.org

Trashanda Grayes

Director of Housing Programs
tgrayes@nofjc.org

 

Our Board

Emily Arata, President

Director, Economic Development,
Ochsner Health System

ChARMAINE CACCIOPPI

Executive Vice President & COO,
United Way of Southeast Louisiana

Peter V. Jilkov

New York Life Insurance Company


Anna St. John

Business Management & Law


Christopher Tusa

Woodforest National Bank

James Kelly, Treasurer

Executive Director,
Covenant House

Leon Cannizzaro

District Attorney,
Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office

Stacie LeBlanc, JD, Med

Executive Director, Audrey Hepburn CARE Center Child Advocacy Center

Kim Sport

Attorney, Community Activist


Dana Venezia

Associate Director Verizon Wireless

Susanne Weiner Jernigan, Secretary

Vice President,
National Council of Jewish Women

Amalfi Parker Elder

Program & Training Specialist,
Praxis International

Sherri Pratcher

Survivor Representative


Laura Tuggle

Executive Director, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

 

 

Our Partners

 

On Site Partners

 

Community / National Partners

Our Supporters

“ This organization helped me immediately when I needed help the most. An incredible team of highly skilled professionals with big hearts.”

-Survivor

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