Partners

Project SAVE and Immigration Services

Project SAVE provides free, emergency legal representation to survivors in Orleans Parish. Services may include temporary restraining and protective orders, temporary child support, custody, and use of property.

Legal Innovators for Tomorrow (LIFT)

Incubator Attorneys supplement and expand the legal services offered on-site at NOFJC. In addition to TRO/PO, custody, and divorce services in Orleans Parish, Incubator Attorneys may provide general civil legal representation outside of Orleans Parish and for a variety of legal issues not served by other on-site attorneys.

New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center

Child-focused, facility-based program in which representatives from many disciplines, including law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical and victim advocacy, and child advocacy, work together to conduct interviews and make team decisions about investigation, treatment, management and prosecution of child abuse cases.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Provides civil legal services to victims of domestic violence for protection from abuse which may include temporary custody, temporary child support and use and occupancy of the home. After obtaining the protection order, our attorneys will handle divorce, long term child custody issues and enforcement of the protection orders.

Tulane University Law School

The Domestic Violence Clinic provides civil legal services to survivors seeking protective orders, divorces and custody of their children.

New Orleans Police Department Domestic Violence Unit Sexual Assault Unit

Specialized Investigative Units responsible for conducting follow-up investigations of all Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault crimes. The specialized units provide assistance to victims throughout the Judicial Process as well as information regarding various support groups.

Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office

Advocates provide support and resources to survivors with pending criminal cases. Assistant District Attorneys are on-site to work with victims and witnesses to prepare cases for trial in Criminal District Court and Municipal Court.

STAR

STAR provides access to a New Orleans 24 hour sexual assault crisis line that connects sexual assault victims to crisis counseling, medical advocacy, and information and referral. Through this regional crisis line, advocates coordinate the area’ medical advocacy program for those seeking medical treatment of a forensic medical examination after a sexual assault. STAR also provides sexual assault training for medical advocates and assists with education and community outreach to educate the community about gender-based violence.