Domestic Violence Resources

Crescent House Healing & Empowerment Center Crisis Line
504-866-9554, Office 504-866-7481 (info at Family Justice Center site)

The Crescent House Healing and Empowerment Center is a temporary safe space (not a shelter) which offers ervices for women survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault, and their children, including counseling and legal assistance. They also provide empowerment counseling, comprehensive case management services, and intervention services for children including music, art and play therapy to break the cycle of abuse. Free.

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Statewide Hotline 888-411-1333

LCADV member programs provide direct assistance to victims of domestic violence across Louisiana.  Their website lists member programs by parish.  

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault
11832 New Castle Ave, Ste 9, Baton Rouge, 70816

This statewide nonprofit agency offers information and referrals, training and research regarding sexual violence and services for survivors and their families. Free.

Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
504 837 5400,
Statewide rape crisis 1-888-995-7273
LA State wide hotline 1-888-411-1333 (call goes directly to them)

Metropolitan offers emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence, provides legal advocacy, medical advocacy, services for victims of sexual assault, residential and nonresidential counseling for domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking or sexual assault.  Serves Jefferson, Orleans, St. Tamamny and River Parishes.)  Free

New Orleans Family Justice Center
24 Hour Crisis Line 504-866-9554
701 Loyola Ave, 2nd Fl., Ste 201, New Orleans, 70113

The NOFJC is a comprehensive one-stop center for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and their children. The Center works with other agencies to provide coordinated and consolidated legal, law 63 enforcement, and social and health care services.  The Trauma Recovery program provides counseling for anyone impacted by family violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or childhood sexual abuse.  They offer individual, group, and family counseling. All counselors are masters’ level clinicians or interns under supervision of a licensed clinical social worker. Free.

Project Save
701 Loyola, New Orleans, 70150

Project Save offers emergency legal representation for survivors of domestic violence in Orleans Parish. Staff attorneys help with legal orders to keep survivors safe and to protect their legal rights. Services may include temporary restraining orders, temporary child support, temporary custody, and temporary use of property. Free.

Silence is Violence
1600 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, 70113

Silence is Violence offers advocacy and resources for survivors of violence, their families and friends, and violence prevention. Includes Victim Allies Project. Free.

Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic
(504) 865-5153
6329 Freret St. Ste 130, New Orleans, 70118

The Tulane Domestic Violence Clinic provides civil legal services to survivors of domestic violence in the New Orleans Area.    Contact the clinic to determine eligibility.

Mental Health Resources

ACIDOM Medical Services, LLC
Office: (504) 340-8880
931 Westwood Drive., Suite E, Harvey, 70058
M-F 9-5, Saturday by appointment

Mental health services to children/adolescents ranging from ages 4-17 and adults, 18-64. Our Professional Services includes Clinical Assessments, Psychiatric Evaluations, Service Planning, Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST), Individual Counseling and Intervention, Parent/Family Intervention (Counseling), Psychosocial Skills Training (Youth), Crisis Intervention, and Medication Management. Treatment Areas: Depression, Anxiety, Bi-polar, Thought Disorder, Anger Issues, Dual Diagnosis, Unresolved Grief, Emotional and Behavior Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Medicaid only; Call or Walk-in.

Assurance Care Provider
504-472-0068, fax 504-472-0078
2145 Rev. Richard Wilson Dr., Kenner, 70062
M-F 9-5

Mental health and substance abuse services for adults, adolescents and children (6+). Medicaid only; Call or Walk-in. Spanish spoken? Y, call ahead

Beacon Behavioral Health
3200 Ridgelake Dr., Ste 100, Metairie 70002
M-F 10 – 2

Clinic Outpatient therapy for adults, including elderly, to improve or maintain an individual’s ability to function as well as alleviate symptoms that may significantly interfere with functioning in at least one life domain (familial, social, occupational and/or educational). Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid; Call clinic to schedule assessment Spanish spoken? N

Broadmoor Community Care
504-481-4666, 2703 S. Broad Ave, New Orleans (Broadmoor)
Mon 9-12, Wed 1-3

Social services program of the Broadmoor Improvement Association that offers the following services to Broadmoor clients (anyone who lives, works, worships or goes to school in Broadmoor): Sliding fee counseling services for individuals, couples, families and children administered by graduate students; case management; parenting support/education. Services are offered from different locations in the neighborhood. Free; Call for appt. Spanish spoken? Y, by some staff

Celebration Hope Center
1901-B Airline Dr., Metairie, 70001
M-Th 9-6:30 F 9-4:30

Faith-based program offering group, individual and couple counseling sessions; various support groups including mental health & substance abuse. Sliding Scale with $15 minimum, some private insurance; Call for Appt. Spanish spoken? N

Children’s Bureau
2626 Canal St., Ste 201, New Orleans, 70119
M-F 9-6

Provides individual counseling for children (5-18) affected by grief & trauma, domestic violence, SIDS or disaster in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes and surrounding areas. Mental health rehabilitation service with diagnosis (Medicaid program) – psychiatric services, medication management, intensive individual & family therapy available. No charge for crisis counseling, other services covered by Medicaid; Call for intake Spanish spoken? Y

Counseling & Consulting Services, LLC
504-327-5753 Fax: 504-3275824 Emergency Line: 504-428-4874
4323 Division St. Suite 102, Metairie, 70003
M-F 8-4

Counseling services for adults, children, adolescents & families for the following: perpetrator counseling, anger management counseling, depression, anxiety, marriage and couple concerns, parent and child concerns, childhood and adolescence, child and family counseling, grief and loss, post traumatic stress, anger management, and children/adult psychiatric medication management. Clients enrolled in DuraCARE’s program may receive services in home, at our office, and some services are available via online distance counseling. DuraCARE also has a registered play therapist on staff, with a fully equipped play therapy and sand-tray therapy center on site. LA Medicaid, Aetna insurance, Medicare, TriCare, self pay, sliding scale; Call for appointment Spanish spoken? N

Family Services GNO
(Main Line) (504) 822-0800, East Jeff: 504-733-4031; St. Bernard: 504-271-3781
Eastbank: 2515 Canal St., New Orleans, 70119;
St. Bernard: 8352 Lafitte;
East Jeff: 201 Evans Rd., Bldg 3, Ste 311,
M-F 8:30-6

Individual, group, couples and family counseling. Programs include anger management, substance abuse, sex offender, domestic violence, Victims of Criminal Acts (VOCA), active parenting (at E. Jeff & St. Bernard). Must be assessed at first visit. Services vary by branch office; Call to be directed. Medicaid, Sliding Scale based on income, mininum $25; Appt. Only Spanish spoken? Y, at Canal St. office

Integrated Family Services
(504) 822-4333 3604 Canal St., New Orleans, 70119
M-F 8-4

Individual and family counseling; Children ages 6-17 with behavioral problems in school or at home. Medicaid only; Appt. Only Spanish spoken? N

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority
(504) 349-8708 for West Bank residents or (504) 838-5257 for East Bank residents; After hours crisis line: (504) 832-5123
Administrative Offices: 3616 S. 1-10 Service Rd., Metairie, 70001
Office hours M-F 8-4:30 25

Adult and child mental health, addictive disorders and developmental disability services are provided. Services include psychiatric, psychological, counseling, case management, and crisis. Services are provided in individual and in group settings. Selected evening services are available. JPHSA Locations: Access Service Center West Bank, 5001 WB Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072; Access Service Center East Bank3616 S. 1-10 Service Rd., Metairie, LA 70001 (walk-in 8-3); Adult Community Behavioral Health Services, 3616 S. 1-10 Service Rd., Metairie, LA 70001, Community Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families, 3300 West Esplanade Ave., Ste 208, Metairie, Louisiana 70002 Compulsive Gambling Treatment Program, 1506 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062; East Bank Adult/Child & Family Services Center, 3616 S. 1-10 Service Rd., Metairie, LA 70001; Kenner Adult/Child & Family Services Center, 1506 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062 West Bank Adult/Child & Family Services Center, 5001 West Bank Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072; Sliding Scale (with paycheck stub), Medicaid, Medicare, some private insurance; Spanish spoken? Y, at some locations, call 471-2700

Jewish Family Service
(504) 831-8475
3330 West Esplanade Ave. Suite 600, Metairie, 70002
M-Th 9-5 F 9-4

Social services including individual & group counseling (all ages), suicide prevention life line, support groups and services for disabled and elderly persons, including homemaking, case management. Sliding scale $30 & up, no one turned away; Appt. only Spanish spoken? Y, call ahead to arrange interpreting

LSU Behavioral Sciences Center
(504) 412-1580, (504) 412-1309, (504) 412-1540, fax (504) 412-1536 3
450 Chestnut St., New Orleans
M-F 8-5

Psychiatry and counseling services for adults and children. Call to make psychiatry appointments, but counseling services are by referral only. Patient will be billed $80 for first visit. Accepts residents of all LA parishes. Must have photo ID. $80 for first visit, $40 each for further visits; Call for appt. Spanish spoken? N

Mercy Family Center Algiers
504-376-2590 Metairie 504-838-8283 Mandeville 985-727-7993
Algiers: 3221 Behrman Pl., Ste. 105, New Orleans, 70114 Metairie: 110 Veteran’s Blvd., Metairie, 70005 Northshore: 1445 W Causeway Approach, Mandeville, 7047

Psychological counseling & treatment for children, youth & adults at three GNO locations. Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding scale; Submit application online to begin process

Metropolitan Crisis Response Team
(504) 826-2675
24 hours a day

Telephone and face-to-face triage, assessment, and intervention for persons experiencing mental health or substance abuse crises. 24/7 clinical staff used to prevent unnecessary mental health hospitalizations and instead link consumers to community based services that better address their needs. Referrals to New Hope NOLA Metropolitan Crisis Center-Based Respite Program: Short-term crisis stabilization program that operates in a home-like environment where clients are offered a safe, supportive place to regain skills and reduce symptoms of their psychiatric illness. 24/7 clinical staff with on-call psychiatrist and nurse. Case management through Community Psych Support Team. Free; Spanish spoken? Y, interpreters upon request, also interpreters for the hearing impaired

Metropolitan Human Services District
1010 Common St., Ste 600, New Orleans, 70112
Office hours M-F 8-4:30

Outpatient mental health services provided for adults, including medication, crisis counseling, addictive disorders counselors. Services at 7 locations in Orleans, St. Bernard & Plaquemines Parishes, coordinated through main MHSD office at number above. Locations listed below. Central City Behavioral Health Center: 2221 Phillip St., New Orleans, 70113 Chartres-Pontchartrain Behavioral Health Center: 719 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, 70117 Algiers-Fischer Behavioral Health Center: 3100 Gen. DeGaulle Ave., Ste 203, New Orleans, 70131 New Orleans East Behavioral Health Center: 5640 Read Blvd., Ste 810, New Orleans, 70127 St. Bernard Behavioral Health Center: 7407 St. Bernard Hwy., Ste A, Arabi, 70032 Some insurance, Sliding Scale based on income, call for info; Appointment only Spanish spoken? Y, at some locations, inquire on main office line

Milestones Mental Health Agency
504-483-9883, fax 504-483-9082
4919 Canal St., Ste 203, New Orleans, 70119
M-Th 9-5, F 9-4

In-home mental health services for children and teenagers, including skills training; also family services and parenting help, outpatient therapy for caregivers. Call w/ referral or to confirm eligibility. For residents of Orleans & Jefferson Parishes. Medicaid only; Appointment Only Spanish spoken? N

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255 (English & Spanish), 888-628-9454 (Spanish), 800-799-4889 for hearing & speech impaired with TTY
24 Hours Counseling and support. Spanish spoken? Y, Se habla espanol

New Horizons Youth Service Bureau
(985) 345-1171 47257
River Road, PO Box 1968, Hammond, 70403
M-F 8-5

Counseling center with programs for children/adolescents age 4-18 and their families, and adults, focusing on substance abuse or psychiatric issues; Counseling available by appointment. Sliding scale options for counseling (with paycheck stub), $25-75, also Medicaid, some insurance; Appt. preferred, emergency walk-ins Spanish spoken? N

Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Centers, Inc.
504-393-5750, fax 504-393-5760 115 Keating Dr., Belle Chasse, LA 70037
M-F 9-5

After hours appointments may be coordinated when possible Mental health, behavioral and substance abuse services for adults, adolescents and children. Medicaid & Insurance accepted. * by appointment only *

Thomas E Chambers Counseling and Training Center
4123 Woodland Dr, New Orleans (Algiers), 70131
M-Th 11-7

Counseling services are administered by either graduate students or post-graduate students. $15 per session, check or cash, no Medicare, Medicaid or insurance accepted; reduced cost on case by case basis.; Appt. Only Spanish spoken? Y

Trinity Counseling and Training Center
(504) 522-7557
2108 Coliseum St. behind Trinity Church (Between Jackson and Josephine), New Orleans, 70130
M-W 9-8 Th 9-6

Individual, group (groups change each semester), couple and family counseling for adults and children 6 and older. Please call and leave message with call back information if interested. Sliding Scale (bring ID & proof of income), $15-20 for first visit, No one turned away due to inability to pay; Appt. Only Spanish spoken? N

Tulane Behavioral Health Center – Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave, 4th Floor of Hospital, New Orleans, 70112
M- F 8-4:30

Outpatient services for all psychiatric disorders serving children, adolescents, and adults. Services include medication management, therapy, and counseling. $20 for students, $25 for non-students; Appt. Only Spanish spoken?

Vet Center
504-565-4977 Or 877-927-8387 Fax: 504-464-6710
2200 Veterans Blvd, Suite 114, Kenner, 70062
M-Th 7-7 F 8-4:30
Mental health services for combat veterans. Free; Call for appt. and eligibility info; emergency walk-ins OK Spanish spoken? N