Emergency Shelters

The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the federally designated statewide coalition of shelters, non-residential programs and individuals working to end domestic violence in Louisiana

New Orleans

The Metro Center for Women and Families provides emergency shelter, medical assistance, and legal help for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. They can be reached 24 hours a day at 504-837-5400.

The New Orleans Family Justice Center may also be able to help you. You can reach them 24 hours a day at 504-866-9554.

Baton Rouge

Capital Area Family Violence Battered Women's Pro - Baton Rouge ​serving victims of family violence; educating the public about family violence; and eliminating economic, social and cultural conditions and attitudes that contribute to domestic violence. Contact them at (225) 389-3001

Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center Hotline/Crisis: 504-389-3001 Toll Free #: (800)541-9706.


Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission serves homeless men, women, and families with children 365 days a year with food, shelter, and clothing. 

Providence House Homeless Family Shelter provides short-term transitional housing in combination with an individualized support program including: education programs, child care, parenting, money management, and life skills development.