New Orleans Family Justice Center: 504-866-9554 (24/7 hotline)
The New Orleans Family Justice Center is a confidential resource based in New Orleans and offers comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and child abuse.
For immediate assistance, call their 24-hour hotline: 504-866-9554.
Services available include:
- Emergency safe housing and transitional housing
- Civil and criminal legal services and assistance
- Immigration legal services
HOPE Clinic at the Family Justice Center
Address: 701 Loyola, Suite 108 (same building as NOFJC, 1st floor)
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm
Payment: Medicaid, all major insurance & sliding scale fees. All forensic services are free of charge.
Clinic main number: 504-503-0878
Forensic Program number: 504-355-0857
The NOFJC also hosts a forensic program and clinic for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, the HOPE Clinic. HOPE clinic offers forensic medical exams in a private, trauma-informed setting for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and non-fatal strangulation. Forensic exams include a health checkup, evidence collection, documentation of any injuries and preventative medications for STIs, pregnancy and HIV when applicable.
The forensic program and clinic serve survivors of 18 and older. If a survivor reports recent strangulation or loss of consciousness (associated with the assault), shows signs of severe injury, acute intoxication, altered level of consciousness, medical, or psychiatric concerns, the Family Justice Center will refer the survivor to University Medical Center or the hospital of their choice. Tulane students may call the Student Affairs Professional on Call (SAPOC) for a ride to the clinic and/or a professional staff member to accompany them. The Family Justice Center can also provide confidential transportation assistance.