Family Violence Crisis Center
  Abused and Need Help? Call our Crisis Line:
(337) 828-4200  


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St. Mary



St. Martin


P.O. Box 98
Franklin, LA 70538

Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline:

How to Get Help from Chez Hope
If you are a victim of domestic violence and need assistance, please call our hotline at (337) 828-4200 . We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our services help abuse victims stay safe and assist them in ending the cycle of abuse.

Serving St Mary, Assumption, Iberia, and St. Martin Parishes – including Franklin, Morgan City, Napoleonville, Jeanerette, New Iberia, Loreauville, Breaux Bridge, and St. Martinville.

Chez Hope, Inc., a non-profit 501C3 organization, was established in 1982 to serve victims of domestic violence in the southern region parishes of Louisiana. We serve St. Mary, Assumption, Iberia, and St. Martin parishes.

OUR PHILOSOPHY The basic philosophy of Chez Hope is that women, men, and children have a right to live in a home free from violence. Regardless of stressful situations which occur within the family unit, abuse is never justified.

OUR MISSION Chez Hope will strive to assure optimum and comprehensive program of services to assist victims of domestic violence. Additionally, Chez Hope is Committed to work towards social changes in our communities, institutional practices, and cultural attitudes that perpetuate violence.

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Every Bit Counts
$10 - buys milk, bread, & eggs for a family for 1 week.

$25 - pays to host our weekly non-residential Support Group.

$50 - pays for 1 person, 1 night in the shelter.

$100 - funds the children's Tutoring & Educational Program for 1 week.

$150 - cost of initial setup of groceries & supplies for a new family in shelter.

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