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Metropolitan Center for Women and Children

General Contact Information

P. O. Box 10775
New Orleans, LA 70181

How to Get Help


Client must be referred for legal services by a METRO advocate or other area battered women's program. Intake is done in legal office after referral.

Who We Are

MCWC provides a 24-hour crisis line, shelter, and counseling for battered women and children. MCWC also provides non-residential services. There is no income requirement and all services are free of charge. For legal assistance, clients must be pre-screened by a program counselor. Legal services include referrals, assistance with filing protective orders, and representation in court for protective orders.

Who We Serve

  • Jefferson Parish
  • Orleans Parish
  • Plaquemines Parish
  • Saint Bernard Parish
  • Saint Charles Parish
  • Saint James Parish
  • Saint Tammany Parish
  • St John the Baptist Parish
Language(s) Spoken
  • French / Français
  • Spanish / Español
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? NO
Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: Community Groups

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Representation
  • Brief Advice or Service
Description of Services


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