The New Orleans Family Justice Center (NOFJC) is a one-stop victims’ services center with eight on-site partners committed to an integrated response for victims of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and stalking. This center is a public-private partnership housing the New Orleans Police Department’s Special Victims Units (Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault), including social workers employed by NOPD, the District Attorney’s Office, civil legal partners – Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Family Justice Legal Services, and the Tulane Domestic Violence Clinic. Also, on site is a Crime Victim’s Compensation representative of the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Learn about the HOPE Community Health Center which provides full-time primary health care for victims as well as forensic services, and the New Orleans Family Justice Alliance which provides advocacy services and trauma recovery services, in addition to trauma counseling and alternative healing therapies for victims. Also, the housing programs include an emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid re-housing services, and permanent supportive housing. To learn more about the center, go to their website at www.nofjc.org.
New Orleans Family Justice Center
701 Loyola Ave #201
New Orleans, LA 70113
In 2007, Jefferson Parish began their detention reform efforts in conjunction with the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) and the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change Initiative (MfC). Take a tour of the L. Robert Rivarde Juvenile Detention Center and hear a brief presentation on Juvenile Justice Reform including:
L. Roberts Rivarde Juvenile Detention Center
1550 Gretna Blvd.
PO Box 1240
Harvey, LA 70059