BATON ROUGE—The National Network to End Domestic Violence completed its 6th annual Census Day for its state coalitions, which included the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its member programs.
In one, 24-hour period on Sept. 15, 2011, domestic violence advocates all over Louisiana:
- Served 948 victims
- Answered 314 emergency hotline calls
- Housed over 140 survivors in transitional housing or emergency shelter
- Did not meet 51 requests for services due to lack of funding, staff, beds and other necessities.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office an the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence hosted the National Sheriffs’ Association Domestic Violence Trainings in Franklin, LA from October 24-27, 2011.
Anniversary in April 2012. To mark this milestone, LCADV will hold a 30th Anniversary Celebration on April 25, 2012, followed by its annual Day at the Capitol event on April 26, 2012.