The Sexual Abuse Response Center provides education, counseling and advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault, their families and children who are not involved in criminal prosecution.

If you are a victim and would like to receive counseling or emotional support, call the 24-hr Crisis Hotline: 337.233.RAPE(7273)

Center Services

  • Emotional support to survivors of sexual abuse/assault
  • Short-term crisis intervention therapy for survivors of sexual abuse/assault as well as the witnesses of sexual violence crime
  • Support groups for survivors to assist in long-term recovery
  • Awareness education and social change campaigns about sexual abuse and its effects on survivors, families and the community
  • Prevention and intervention education programs

Survivor Advocacy Services

  • ER Accompaniment in Lafayette, Iberia, and St. Martin parishes
  • Law Enforcement Interview Accompaniment
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Criminal Justice Advocacy
  • Protective Orders
  • Referrals / Resources
  • Case Updates
  • Education sessions for families