These are a few of the largest local organizations that provide free or low-cost services to survivors of sexual assault and related crimes. They also lead awareness campaigns and advocacy initiatives according to their mission.
MCWC's mission is to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking through advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation.
Where: Locations in Orleans and Jefferson parishes; services vary by location
Phone: (504) 837-5400
With support from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, Family Service is able to provide services at no charge to clients who have been victims of crime. Whether it is past abuse or more recent victimization; survivors of crime are provided with a safe and confidential space to process symptoms of trauma.
Where: 701 Loyola Ave., Suite 201
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 6:30PM
Phone: (504) 592-4005
JFS counseling services are designed to provide guidance and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and children of all faiths. Their licensed professional staff can assist with a wide variety of therapeutic needs.
Where: 3300 W. Esplanade Ave. Suite 603 Metaire, LA
Phone: (504) 831-8475
STAR is a Louisiana based organization that provides confidential advocacy, counseling, and legal services to individuals and families affected by sexual trauma at no cost. STAR also works for institutional and social change to build our community’s capacity to prevent and respond responsibly to sexual violence.
Where: 123 N. Genois Street
Phone: (504) 407-0711