New Sexual Assault Advocacy Center in Louisiana

Attorney Frank Lamothe by Frank E. Lamothe, III

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA) has announced a new sexual assault advocacy center in Louisiana:

Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment (SAFE) is provisionally accredited for Tangipahoa, Livingston and St. Helena Parishes and will serve both sexual assault and domestic violence survivors.  Their crisis line number is 888-411-1333.

There are 11 other accredited sexual assault centers across Louisiana:

Project Celebration, Inc. (PCI)

Sabine, Natchitoches, Red River, DeSoto parishes
318-256-6242

Caddo, Bossier, Webster parishes
318-227-7900

Pine Hills Sexual Assault Center

Lincoln, Union, Bienville, Claiborne, Jackson parishes
318-255-7273

Wellspring Alliance for Families

Ouachita, Morehouse, Caldwell, East Carroll, West Carroll, Madison, Tensas, Richland, Franklin parishes
800-716-SAFE

Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR)

Avoyelles, Grant, Rapides, Vernon, E. Baton Rouge, Ascension, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, W. Baton Rouge parishes
855-435-7827

Oasis Sexual Violence Program

Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Beauregard, Allen, Cameron parishes
866-570-7273

St. Landry – Evangeline Sexual Assault Center (SLESAC)

St. Landry, Evangeline parishes
800-656-4673

Hearts of Hope

Lafayette, Iberia, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermillion, St. Mary parishes
337-233-7273

The Haven

Terrebonne, Lafourche, Assumption parishes
800-777-8868

Metro Centers for Community Advocacy (METRO)

Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. John, St. Charles, St. James parishes
504-837-5400

New Orleans Family Justice Center (NOFJC)

Serving New Orleans
504-866-9554

Washington Parish Rape Crisis Center (ADAPT)

Washington Parish
985-735-0160

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As of August 1, 2021, Louisiana allows survivors of child molestation a three-year window to pursue allegations in civil court – regardless of how long ago the misconduct occurred.

 

If you or someone you love was sexually abused as a child at church, at school, in a healthcare setting, while participating on a sports team, or as a member of an organization, please contact us today for a confidential consultation about your situation.

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