24 hour crisis assistance. New Orleans area: 504-837-5400. Statewide phone: 888-411-1333
Shelter: A safe, temporary, emergency shelter is available for a victim of domestic violence if needed. In order to receive shelter, please call Metropolitan Center for Women and Children. Transitional housing is available for victims transitioning from Metro's emergency shelter to independent living, for up to six months upon approval.
Counseling: Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, or stalking may call 504-837-5400 to make an appointment with one of Metro's advocates for an individual or group session. Metro has several locations on the East Bank, West Bank, North Shore, and in the River Parishes. Metro also offers individual and group sessions for children who have experienced abuse such as domestic violence or sexual assault.