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Proposed Budget Cuts Will Reduce Domestic Violence Support

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Domestic violence service providers across Louisiana are facing their second budget crisis in two months.  The Louisiana Department of Child and Family Services unveiled its proposed budget Thursday.  The plan includes a cut of $1.4 million to domestic violence services, in addition to the $1 million from the Jindal administration’s cut in the December. Officials […]

Friend’s murder inspires Domestic Abuse Awareness In Acadiana page

Monday, January 21, 2013

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A Lafayette woman has started a Facebook page called Domestic Abuse Awareness in Acadiana after her friend Gabrielle Spencer was murdered by her boyfriend Adam Batiste last week. The page was designed to bring awareness to the growing trend of domestic violence in our area and hopefully provide victims and their families with educational material […]

“A Crisis Shelter For Women & Children” In Acadiana

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Faith House is a private, non-profit program for survivors of domestic violence and their children in the Acadiana Area. The program has five components: a shelter a non-residential program an outreach program a 24-hour crisis line a public education program. Faith House has a 45-bed facility that accepts female victims of domestic violence and their […]