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  • Address Confidentiality Program-- Louisiana Secretary of State

    From the website: The ACP provides relocated victims of abuse, sexual assault or stalking with a substitute address to use in place of their actual address when they apply for or receive state or local government services (e.g., driver's license, voter registration, public school records, etc.). The goal of the ACP is to prevent an assailant or potential assailant from finding the location of a victim through the state's public records. Content Detail

    By:
    Louisiana Secretary of State
  • Catholic Charities

    From the organization's site: "Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans provides hope, help and loving care for the most vulnerable and needy in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans." * * * "Catholic Charities services are rooted in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, with food and nutrition services benefiting the entire state of Louisiana. Catholic Charities serves the homeless, hungry, the elderly, at-risk youth, pregnant women, individuals with developmental delays, and many more." Content Detail

  • Domestic Violence and Divorce

    Information about domestic violence and information how to help from Southeast Louisiana Legal Services and other organizations. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS)
  • Domestic Violence: A Victim's Legal Rights

    Abused or victimized by a family member or partner? Your legal rights in Louisiana. Also practical advice. Read More

    By:
    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Domestic Violence Programs in Louisiana

    The Statewide toll free hotline number is: 1-888-411-1333. Also see the link to a directory of domestic programs in different areas of Louisiana. Content Detail

    By:
    Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Domestic Violence: Protective Orders FAQs from the Louisiana Protective Order Registry

    Frequently asked questions about protective orders and other information about preventing domestic violence. See the Self Help tab for a link to the Louisiana Protective Order Registry, which has forms. Content Detail

    By:
    Louisiana Protective Order Registry
  • Domestic Violence Victims: Where to Get Help in Louisiana

    Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV) list of shelters and other help in Louisiana. Content Detail

    By:
    Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • New Orleans Family Justice Center

    701 Loyola Avenue Suite 201 New Orleans, LA 70113
    504-592-4005
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway

    Print and electronic publications, websites, and online databases covering a wide range of topics from prevention to permanency, including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, adoption, search and reunion, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Children's Bureau, Administration for Children & Families, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Protect Your Privacy on the Internet --Clear Your Internet History and Personal Information

    Protect Your Privacy on the Internet --Clear Your Internet History and Personal Information Content Detail

    By:
    LawHelpCA.org
  • Crime Victim Reparations

    From the agency's website: "Victims of violence and their families must deal with emotional, physical, and financial aftermath of crime. The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Fund helps innocent victims and their families pay for the financial cost of crime when they have no other means of paying. The fund is administered by the Crime Victims Reparations Board under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement The funds to operate the program come from fines and files paid by people who break the law." Content Detail

    By:
    LOUISIANA COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  • How to Get Legal Help/Como Obtener Ayuda Legal

    Information in English and Spanish about how to get help from programs that offer free help to qualified people. Lea aquí para aprender cómo obtener ayuda gratis con problemas legales, ayuda de los programas para las personas de ingresos bajos. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children

    From the DCFS site: "The Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children is the central repository of information about missing and exploited children in Louisiana. As of August 15, 2011, the Clearinghouse has been moved to the Louisiana State Polic[e] Fusion Center. In 2008, 93 children returned to their homes with the help of the Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children (LACMEC). LACMEC assisted with 207 cases, including 148 runaways. Of those, 67 returned home. The other 59 children were the victims of family abductions, non-family abductions and other types of cases. LACMEC helped return 26 to their families. Contact the Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children by calling 1-800-434-8007." Content Detail

    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • An Introduction to Foster Care

    See this video to learn more about foster care. Content Detail

    By:
    Children's Law Committee, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Military Issues -- National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

    Information about abuse issues and the military, including information about the DOD Safe Helpline. Content Detail

    By:
    National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
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