Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive, controlling behavior that escalates in severity and danger over time.

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a traumatic event for individuals of any age and every survivor has the right to a trauma-informed response to their experience.

Dating Violence

If you are the victim of relationship abuse, don’t blame yourself but rather seek help. Talk with people you trust and seek services.


Stalking is a crime that effects 6-7.5 million people every year and can take an emotional, psychological, and even finanical toll on the victim.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is domestic violence? What are the warning signs? How can you help a loved one who is a victim of domestic violence?


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Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish
620 Riverside Drive
Monroe, Louisiana 71201

Phone: (318) 998-6030

Survivor Stories

Pamela’s Story

19-year-old Pamela arrived at the Family Justice Center not really knowing what to do or what to expect. She was timid and afraid. When she arrived, she wore...

Sheila’s Story

Sheila, a domestic violence survivor, came to counseling following the arrest of her long-time abuser. She was unsure at the time whether she wanted to end...

Angela’s Story

Angela sometimes brought her children, ages eight and 10, with her to see her counselor. One day, after a few visits with their mom, they asked the...

Nikki’s Story

The holidays can be stressful and overwhelming for anyone, but when in a crisis due to domestic violence, the holiday season can be exceptionally...