Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the federally designated statewide coalition of shelters, non-residential programs and individuals working to end domestic violence in Louisiana. Our programs serve people from everywhere in Louisiana and who come from all backgrounds. We oppose violence as a means of control over others and support equality in relationships.


On August 1, 2014, Act 318, commonly referred to as ‘Gwen’s Law’, went into effect throughout the state of Louisiana.  Gwen’s Law instructs courts to conduct a danger assessment and take that into account when determining bail in felony offenses …

For Immediate Release:  4:00pm CST, July 29, 2014 Contact:  Beth Meeks, (225) 752-1296 Baton Rouge, LA – July 29, 2014 – Louisiana domestic violence advocates continue to support legislation that will prevent domestic violence homicides. Beth Meeks, executive director of …

Speakers include: Rep. Patricia Smith Rep. Alfred Williams District Attorney Hillar Moore Chief Carl Dabadie Major Reginald Brown Sheriff Sid Geautreaux Beth Meeks Judy Benitez

LCADV is pleased to announce a free half-day training in Shreveport, LA. Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse Training Information: Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:00am-12:00pm Northwest Regional Reentry Facility 1121 Forum Dr. Shreveport, LA  71107 Learning …