Hearts of Hope
As the only sexual trauma center in Acadiana, Hearts of Hope oversees all sexual assault reporting and case management for children and adult victims in the community. Therapy is provided to survivors of sexual violence free of charge. Their Sexual Assault Response Center offers adult survivors of sexual violence individual therapy, an Adult Survivor Group and an LGBTQ+ Survivor Group.
24-Hour Crisis Line 337-233-7273
Sexual Abuse Response Center (Rape Crisis Center)
Services for adult/child victims of sexual abuse/assault
Helpline support is available for survivors and their loved ones statewide.
We encourage you to contact us in the manner that is most comfortable and works best for you.
I would like to text an advocate: 225-351-SAFE (7233) M-Th 12N-8PM (not available on holidays).
I would prefer to chat online with an advocate. Click Here. M-Th 12N-8PM (not available on holidays).
I would like to speak with an advocate: 1-888-995-7372 (English & Spanish) 24 hrs/7days per week.
CHAT online at online.rainn.org
Confidential support from a trained staff member
Support finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault and offers services like sexual assault forensic exams
Someone to help you talk through what happened
Local resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery
Referrals for long term support in your area
Information about the laws in your community
Basic information about medical concerns
- Counseling Services
- Disability Services
- Crisis/Suicide & Mental Health
- Behavioral and Physical Health
- Mental Health Support Groups
- Domestic Violence Services
- Elderly Services
- Food Insecurity/Insufficiency
- Grief Services
- Homeless Shelters and Rent Assistance
- Services for Children/Teens
- Sexual Assault
- Substance Dependence/Abuse
- Victims of Crimes
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